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     Forecast Categories for Lesotho
     Population
     Health
     Education
     Social/Human
     Economy
     Energy
     Environment
     International Politics
     Domestic Government

Population Forecast for Lesotho -
Population - Million People - -
     2018: 2.266
     2030: 2.623
     2060: 3.144
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2018: 1.401
     2030: 0.952
     2060: 0.272
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2018: 27.42
     2030: 20.51
     2060: 13.65
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2018: 12.02
     2030: 9.619
     2060: 9.925
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2018: 49.01
     2030: 30.98
     2060: 10.28
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2018: 55.76
     2030: 61.61
     2060: 70.29
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2018: 53.43
     2030: 59.34
     2060: 67.93
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2018: 57.99
     2030: 63.82
     2060: 72.64
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2018: 3.024
     2030: 2.363
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2018: 14.72
     2030: 16.32
     2060: 18.70
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2018: 0.293
     2030: 0.270
     2060: 0.218
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2018: 0.796
     2030: 0.834
     2060: 0.666
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2018: 1.367
     2030: 1.674
     2060: 2.131
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2018: 0.103
     2030: 0.116
     2060: 0.347
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2018: 0.650
     2030: 0.910
     2060: 1.640
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2018: 0.424
     2030: 0.463
     2060: 0.191
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2018: 47.68
     2030: 49.31
     2060: 49.97

Health Forecast for Lesotho -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2018: 25.21
     2030: 27.27
     2060: 32.41
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2018: 25.42
     2030: 26.37
     2060: 28.76
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2018: 9.074
     2030: 6.235
     2060: 3.028
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2018: 8.842
     2030: 5.391
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2018: 12.41
     2030: 8.422
     2060: 3.716

Education Forecast for Lesotho -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2018: 106.2
     2030: 105.7
     2060: 100.7
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2018: 78.59
     2030: 87.31
     2060: 99.86
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2018: 66.93
     2030: 76.96
     2060: 93.49
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2018: 43.00
     2030: 54.24
     2060: 82.19
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2018: 10.31
     2030: 15.45
     2060: 67.18
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2018: 6.632
     2030: 8.562
     2060: 12.04
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2018: 80.63
     2030: 90.75
     2060: 100.0

Social/Human Forecast for Lesotho
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2018: 0.684
     2030: 0.941
     2060: 0.490
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2018: 1.086
     2030: 1.413
     2060: 0.882
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2018: 0.626
     2030: 0.709
     2060: 0.835
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2018: 21.33
     2030: 13.54
     2060: 6.108
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2018: 2,579
     2030: 2,734
     2060: 3,050
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2018: -0.174
     2030: -0.187
     2060: -0.248
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2018: -0.476
     2030: -0.373
     2060: -0.125

Economy Forecast for Lesotho
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2018: 6.415
     2030: 10.10
     2060: 28.34
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2018: 3.208
     2030: 5.439
     2060: 19.82
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2018: 2.831
     2030: 3.850
     2060: 9.012
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2018: 0.548
     2030: 0.556
     2060: 0.586
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2018: 43.54
     2030: 46.25
     2060: 47.89
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2018: 3.470
     2030: 5.516
     2060: 50.19

Energy Forecast for Lesotho
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2018: 0.001
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Lesotho
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2018: 0.001
     2030: 0.001
     2060: 0.001

International Politics Forecast for Lesotho
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2018: 0.011
     2030: 0.012
     2060: 0.015

Domestic Government Forecast for Lesotho
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2018: 10.28
     2030: 11.61
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2018: 18.22
     2030: 19.58
     2060: 19.92
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2018: 3.549
     2030: 3.865
     2060: 4.827
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2018: 2.035
     2030: 2.306
     2060: 2.933
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2018: 6.608
     2030: 6.794
     2060: 7.245