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

Population Forecast for Nicaragua -
Population - Million People - -
     2021: 6.764
     2030: 7.512
     2060: 9.063
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2021: 1.265
     2030: 1.027
     2060: 0.226
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2021: 19.88
     2030: 16.40
     2060: 11.60
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2021: 4.123
     2030: 4.819
     2060: 8.484
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Live Births - -
     2021: 15.66
     2030: 13.95
     2060: 9.578
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2021: 78.42
     2030: 79.29
     2060: 82.13
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2021: 75.43
     2030: 76.20
     2060: 78.85
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2021: 81.36
     2030: 82.34
     2060: 85.36
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2021: 2.402
     2030: 2.120
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2021: 0.202
     2030: 0.279
     2060: 0.272
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2021: 0.674
     2030: 0.622
     2060: 0.530
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2021: 1.983
     2030: 1.934
     2060: 1.630
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2021: 4.366
     2030: 4.947
     2060: 5.655
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2021: 0.415
     2030: 0.631
     2060: 1.778
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2021: 3.966
     2030: 4.514
     2060: 5.981
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2021: 0.455
     2030: 0.452
     2060: 0.416
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2021: 40.22
     2030: 42.30
     2060: 46.52

Health Forecast for Nicaragua -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2021: 43.03
     2030: 45.51
     2060: 50.66
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2021: 15.25
     2030: 14.94
     2060: 14.79
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2021: 4.479
     2030: 3.963
     2060: 2.539
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2021: 3.914
     2030: 1.158
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2021: 15.80
     2030: 12.34
     2060: 7.506

Education Forecast for Nicaragua -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2021: 127.4
     2030: 123.8
     2060: 108.4
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2021: 95.79
     2030: 97.01
     2060: 98.76
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 87.64
     2030: 96.27
     2060: 97.57
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 58.87
     2030: 64.39
     2060: 71.09
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 20.76
     2030: 23.90
     2060: 29.28
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2021: 6.677
     2030: 7.183
     2060: 8.491
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2021: 84.65
     2030: 87.85
     2060: 97.79

Social/Human Forecast for Nicaragua
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2021: 1.798
     2030: 1.819
     2060: 1.015
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2021: 2.804
     2030: 2.922
     2060: 2.001
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2021: 0.788
     2030: 0.810
     2060: 0.875
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2021: 11.67
     2030: 9.303
     2060: 2.388
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2021: 2,549
     2030: 2,649
     2060: 2,842
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2021: -0.042
     2030: -0.047
     2060: -0.128
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2021: -0.156
     2030: -0.149
     2060: -0.186

Economy Forecast for Nicaragua
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 29.07
     2030: 36.35
     2060: 58.26
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 11.39
     2030: 14.57
     2060: 27.02
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 4.297
     2030: 4.838
     2060: 6.429
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2021: 0.488
     2030: 0.480
     2060: 0.453
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2021: 45.29
     2030: 45.13
     2060: 44.85
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2021: 12.17
     2030: 13.79
     2060: 16.22

Energy Forecast for Nicaragua
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2021: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Nicaragua
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2021: 0.001
     2030: 0.001
     2060: 0.001

International Politics Forecast for Nicaragua
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2021: 0.033
     2030: 0.034
     2060: 0.033

Domestic Government Forecast for Nicaragua
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2021: 9.118
     2030: 9.490
     2060: 10.29
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2021: 19.60
     2030: 19.67
     2060: 19.61
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2021: 2.536
     2030: 2.850
     2060: 3.609
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2021: 1.690
     2030: 1.866
     2060: 2.342
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2021: 6.998
     2030: 7.101
     2060: 7.248