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

Population Forecast for Lesotho -
Population - Million People - -
     2015: 2.121
     2030: 2.506
     2060: 2.946
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2015: 1.219
     2030: 0.827
     2060: 0.254
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2015: 27.76
     2030: 20.34
     2060: 13.28
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2015: 13.73
     2030: 10.43
     2060: 9.603
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2015: 59.34
     2030: 38.24
     2060: 8.262
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2015: 52.20
     2030: 59.76
     2060: 71.38
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2015: 53.26
     2030: 60.56
     2060: 70.04
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2015: 51.14
     2030: 58.91
     2060: 72.81
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2015: 3.073
     2030: 2.381
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2015: 13.17
     2030: 10.66
     2060: 3.490
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2015: 0.316
     2030: 0.309
     2060: 0.240
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2015: 0.748
     2030: 0.789
     2060: 0.609
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2015: 1.282
     2030: 1.612
     2060: 1.972
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2015: 0.091
     2030: 0.104
     2060: 0.365
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2015: 0.646
     2030: 1.061
     2060: 1.921
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2015: 0.432
     2030: 0.469
     2060: 0.491
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2015: 47.52
     2030: 49.29
     2060: 49.94

Health Forecast for Lesotho -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2015: 23.75
     2030: 26.03
     2060: 31.84
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2015: 10.46
     2030: 11.56
     2060: 13.59
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2015: 12.54
     2030: 8.017
     2060: 4.229
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2015: 13.04
     2030: 5.173
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2015: 15.76
     2030: 12.68
     2060: 7.596

Education Forecast for Lesotho -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2015: 107.5
     2030: 113.4
     2060: 100.6
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2015: 75.75
     2030: 89.21
     2060: 99.59
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 60.40
     2030: 81.71
     2060: 98.32
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 32.40
     2030: 52.49
     2060: 86.45
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 5.072
     2030: 13.99
     2060: 30.90
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2015: 6.486
     2030: 7.599
     2060: 10.23
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2015: 77.76
     2030: 85.43
     2060: 98.31

Social/Human Needs Forecast for Lesotho
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2015: 0.765
     2030: 0.569
     2060: 0.069
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2015: 1.083
     2030: 0.901
     2060: 0.166
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2015: 0.590
     2030: 0.694
     2060: 0.866
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2015: 31.91
     2030: 20.78
     2060: 7.778
Calories per capita available - Available per Person per Day - -
     2015: 2,423
     2030: 2,616
     2060: 2,967
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2015: -0.218
     2030: -0.204
     2060: -0.159
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2015: -0.556
     2030: -0.341
     2060: 0.103

Economy Forecast for Lesotho
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 5.387
     2030: 12.28
     2060: 45.99
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 3.010
     2030: 8.270
     2060: 41.62
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 2.540
     2030: 4.902
     2060: 15.61
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2015: 0.581
     2030: 0.573
     2060: 0.562
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2015: 1,255,638,564,8
     2030: 1,251,633,790,9
     2060: 1,149,474,308,0
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2015: 2.980
     2030: 10.21
     2060: 25.80

Energy Forecast for Lesotho
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2015: 0.001
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Lesotho
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2015: 0.000
     2030: 0.001
     2060: 0.001

International Politics Forecast for Lesotho
Power index, Global Power Index (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2015: 0.011
     2030: 0.012
     2060: 0.014

Domestic Government Forecast for Lesotho
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2015: 10.27
     2030: 11.57
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2015: 18.26
     2030: 19.63
     2060: 20.00
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2015: 3.580
     2030: 4.122
     2060: 5.779
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2015: 2.275
     2030: 2.724
     2060: 3.445
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2015: 5.836
     2030: 6.168
     2060: 6.713