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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 - -
     2016: 2.158
     2030: 2.510
     2060: 2.907
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2016: 1.190
     2030: 0.841
     2060: 0.184
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2016: 27.62
     2030: 21.45
     2060: 14.04
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2016: 13.88
     2030: 11.40
     2060: 11.07
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2016: 55.97
     2030: 41.37
     2060: 14.52
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2016: 51.74
     2030: 57.62
     2060: 67.24
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2016: 51.70
     2030: 57.32
     2060: 65.80
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2016: 51.79
     2030: 57.92
     2060: 68.74
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2016: 3.044
     2030: 2.471
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2016: 14.63
     2030: 12.61
     2060: 4.676
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2016: 0.282
     2030: 0.264
     2060: 0.205
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2016: 0.771
     2030: 0.799
     2060: 0.620
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2016: 1.296
     2030: 1.611
     2060: 1.970
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2016: 0.091
     2030: 0.100
     2060: 0.317
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2016: 0.599
     2030: 0.884
     2060: 1.551
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2016: 0.428
     2030: 0.469
     2060: 0.502
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2016: 46.23
     2030: 48.61
     2060: 49.84

Health Forecast for Lesotho -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2016: 23.43
     2030: 25.38
     2060: 30.45
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2016: 25.89
     2030: 27.23
     2060: 29.10
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2016: 10.15
     2030: 7.473
     2060: 3.587
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2016: 9.811
     2030: 5.439
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2016: 10.15
     2030: 6.734
     2060: 3.193

Education Forecast for Lesotho -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2016: 107.3
     2030: 103.1
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2016: 80.79
     2030: 93.77
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 64.26
     2030: 71.86
     2060: 99.90
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 37.87
     2030: 45.26
     2060: 104.3
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 9.868
     2030: 13.17
     2060: 64.19
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2016: 6.710
     2030: 7.899
     2060: 10.95
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2016: 76.98
     2030: 84.54
     2060: 99.62

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 - -
     2016: 1.208
     2030: 1.439
     2060: 0.943
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2016: 1.545
     2030: 1.806
     2060: 1.383
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2016: 0.586
     2030: 0.660
     2060: 0.813
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2016: 30.89
     2030: 21.66
     2060: 9.988
Calories per capita available - Total - Available per Person per Day - -
     2016: 2,621
     2030: 2,791
     2060: 3,115
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2016: -0.192
     2030: -0.222
     2060: -0.288
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2016: -0.528
     2030: -0.427
     2060: -0.180

Economy Forecast for Lesotho
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 5.595
     2030: 8.591
     2060: 24.52
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 2.977
     2030: 4.804
     2060: 17.40
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 2.593
     2030: 3.423
     2060: 8.434
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2016: 0.557
     2030: 0.583
     2060: 0.586
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2016: 44.43
     2030: 47.18
     2060: 48.35
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2016: 2.918
     2030: 4.768
     2060: 54.54

Energy Forecast for Lesotho
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2016: 0.001
     2030: 0.001
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Lesotho
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2016: 0.000
     2030: 0.001
     2060: 0.001

International Politics Forecast for Lesotho
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2016: 0.010
     2030: 0.011
     2060: 0.013

Domestic Government Forecast for Lesotho
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2016: 11.12
     2030: 12.01
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2016: 18.13
     2030: 19.65
     2060: 19.87
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2016: 3.528
     2030: 3.856
     2060: 4.767
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2016: 2.017
     2030: 2.277
     2060: 2.922
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2016: 6.377
     2030: 6.547
     2060: 7.012