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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 - -
     2017: 2.236
     2030: 2.646
     2060: 3.238
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2017: 1.404
     2030: 1.078
     2060: 0.309
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 28.03
     2030: 22.21
     2060: 14.08
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 12.17
     2030: 9.806
     2060: 9.863
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2017: 53.29
     2030: 40.89
     2060: 15.78
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2017: 54.82
     2030: 60.29
     2060: 69.33
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2017: 52.50
     2030: 57.90
     2060: 66.24
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2017: 57.10
     2030: 62.68
     2060: 72.40
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2017: 3.070
     2030: 2.550
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2017: 14.56
     2030: 16.32
     2060: 18.70
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2017: 0.294
     2030: 0.288
     2060: 0.228
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2017: 0.799
     2030: 0.861
     2060: 0.683
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2017: 1.343
     2030: 1.682
     2060: 2.195
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2017: 0.093
     2030: 0.103
     2060: 0.360
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2017: 0.619
     2030: 0.891
     2060: 1.621
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2017: 0.424
     2030: 0.459
     2060: 0.497
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2017: 46.08
     2030: 48.40
     2060: 49.80

Health Forecast for Lesotho -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2017: 24.73
     2030: 27.18
     2060: 34.66
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2017: 25.83
     2030: 26.77
     2060: 28.50
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2017: 9.590
     2030: 7.298
     2060: 2.406
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 9.101
     2030: 6.314
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 10.19
     2030: 6.646
     2060: 2.740

Education Forecast for Lesotho -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2017: 106.5
     2030: 106.5
     2060: 101.2
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2017: 77.71
     2030: 84.44
     2060: 98.63
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 65.27
     2030: 72.41
     2060: 91.26
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 40.84
     2030: 49.00
     2060: 77.89
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 9.899
     2030: 12.58
     2060: 52.31
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2017: 6.819
     2030: 7.917
     2060: 10.06
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2017: 80.34
     2030: 85.32
     2060: 99.23

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 - -
     2017: 1.139
     2030: 1.020
     2060: 0.615
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2017: 1.591
     2030: 1.545
     2060: 1.150
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 0.620
     2030: 0.680
     2060: 0.824
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 22.31
     2030: 16.30
     2060: 7.475
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2017: 2,569
     2030: 2,745
     2060: 3,168
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2017: -0.170
     2030: -0.197
     2060: -0.267
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2017: -0.472
     2030: -0.386
     2060: -0.152

Economy Forecast for Lesotho
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 6.336
     2030: 9.626
     2060: 27.62
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 3.053
     2030: 4.974
     2060: 18.53
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 2.834
     2030: 3.637
     2060: 8.530
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2017: 0.550
     2030: 0.578
     2060: 0.574
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2017: 42.68
     2030: 45.54
     2060: 47.28
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2017: 2.940
     2030: 4.255
     2060: 34.42

Energy Forecast for Lesotho
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2017: 0.001
     2030: 0.001
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Lesotho
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2017: 0.001
     2030: 0.001
     2060: 0.001

International Politics Forecast for Lesotho
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2017: 0.011
     2030: 0.011
     2060: 0.015

Domestic Government Forecast for Lesotho
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2017: 11.11
     2030: 11.96
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2017: 18.15
     2030: 19.67
     2060: 19.87
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2017: 3.529
     2030: 3.856
     2060: 4.757
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2017: 2.015
     2030: 2.263
     2060: 2.897
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2017: 6.374
     2030: 6.528
     2060: 6.966