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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: 2.508
     2060: 2.941
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2015: 1.219
     2030: 0.849
     2060: 0.232
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2015: 27.76
     2030: 20.73
     2060: 13.45
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2015: 13.71
     2030: 10.60
     2060: 10.02
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2015: 59.09
     2030: 40.29
     2060: 12.27
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2015: 52.21
     2030: 59.40
     2060: 70.25
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2015: 53.28
     2030: 60.28
     2060: 69.40
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2015: 51.16
     2030: 58.48
     2060: 71.17
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2015: 3.072
     2030: 2.431
     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: 0.312
     2060: 0.241
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2015: 0.748
     2030: 0.793
     2060: 0.607
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2015: 1.282
     2030: 1.611
     2060: 1.978
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2015: 0.091
     2030: 0.104
     2060: 0.355
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2015: 0.646
     2030: 1.061
     2060: 1.917
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2015: 0.432
     2030: 0.468
     2060: 0.494
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: 23.81
     2030: 25.42
     2060: 30.45
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2015: 10.46
     2030: 11.46
     2060: 13.13
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2015: 12.35
     2030: 8.118
     2060: 4.366
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2015: 12.91
     2030: 5.949
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2015: 15.69
     2030: 13.29
     2060: 8.595

Education Forecast for Lesotho -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2015: 107.6
     2030: 113.9
     2060: 101.6
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2015: 76.02
     2030: 89.65
     2060: 97.60
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 60.58
     2030: 80.58
     2060: 94.74
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 32.53
     2030: 51.06
     2060: 77.28
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 5.095
     2030: 12.86
     2060: 27.23
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2015: 6.486
     2030: 7.579
     2060: 9.956
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2015: 77.76
     2030: 85.43
     2060: 98.00

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: 1.388
     2030: 1.376
     2060: 0.709
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2015: 1.688
     2030: 1.758
     2060: 1.099
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2015: 0.590
     2030: 0.684
     2060: 0.842
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2015: 31.85
     2030: 21.30
     2060: 8.843
Calories per capita available - Available per Person per Day - -
     2015: 2,427
     2030: 2,578
     2060: 2,897
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2015: -0.218
     2030: -0.225
     2060: -0.232
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2015: -0.555
     2030: -0.381
     2060: -0.032

Economy Forecast for Lesotho
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 5.398
     2030: 10.63
     2060: 33.54
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 3.011
     2030: 6.678
     2060: 27.63
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 2.545
     2030: 4.236
     2060: 11.40
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2015: 0.582
     2030: 0.609
     2060: 0.638
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2015: 49.27
     2030: 49.00
     2060: 46.32
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2015: 2.988
     2030: 9.098
     2060: 21.73

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, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2015: 0.011
     2030: 0.011
     2060: 0.012

Domestic Government Forecast for Lesotho
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2015: 10.27
     2030: 11.46
     2060: 13.73
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2015: 18.26
     2030: 19.62
     2060: 20.00
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2015: 3.581
     2030: 4.039
     2060: 5.242
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2015: 2.276
     2030: 2.635
     2060: 3.251
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2015: 5.837
     2030: 6.099
     2060: 6.564