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

Population Forecast for Belgium -
Population - Million People - -
     2024: 11.65
     2030: 11.76
     2060: 11.63
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2024: 0.132
     2030: 0.126
     2060: -0.126
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2024: 10.17
     2030: 10.00
     2060: 9.435
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2024: 10.57
     2030: 10.75
     2060: 12.65
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Live Births - -
     2024: 2.634
     2030: 2.227
     2060: 1.087
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2024: 81.53
     2030: 82.15
     2060: 85.00
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2024: 78.91
     2030: 79.49
     2060: 82.32
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2024: 84.08
     2030: 84.73
     2060: 87.59
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2024: 1.588
     2030: 1.636
     2060: 1.726
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2024: 0.163
     2030: 0.145
     2060: 0.048
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2024: 0.593
     2030: 0.598
     2060: 0.554
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2024: 1.901
     2030: 1.829
     2060: 1.722
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2024: 7.368
     2030: 7.271
     2060: 6.745
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2024: 2.386
     2030: 2.656
     2060: 3.161
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2024: 11.40
     2030: 11.50
     2060: 11.36
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2024: 0.450
     2030: 0.444
     2060: 0.425
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2024: 48.02
     2030: 48.90
     2060: 49.94

Health Forecast for Belgium -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2024: 20.53
     2030: 21.11
     2060: 21.07
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2024: 22.96
     2030: 22.61
     2060: 22.14
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2024: 1.994
     2030: 1.936
     2060: 1.941
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2024: 3.685
     2030: 4.105
     2060: 9.344
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2024: 0.023
     2030: 0.013
     2060: 0.018

Education Forecast for Belgium -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2024: 105.4
     2030: 103.0
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2024: 99.16
     2030: 100.00
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2024: 133.1
     2030: 127.5
     2060: 105.3
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2024: 130.7
     2030: 126.9
     2060: 105.5
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2024: 79.48
     2030: 80.42
     2060: 81.83
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2024: 11.41
     2030: 11.85
     2060: 13.54
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2024: 100.0
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 100.0

Social/Human Forecast for Belgium
Population with income less than $2.15 per day, log normal computation (in 2017 US Dollars) - Million People - -
     2024: 0.027
     2030: 0.023
     2060: 0.001
Population with income less than $3.65 per day, log normal computation (in 2017 US Dollars) - Million People - -
     2024: 0.027
     2030: 0.023
     2060: 0.001
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2024: 0.996
     2030: 1.000
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2024: 0.926
     2030: 0.875
     2060: 0.765
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2024: 3,793
     2030: 3,836
     2060: 3,833
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2024: 0.487
     2030: 0.566
     2060: 0.834
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2024: 1.033
     2030: 1.104
     2060: 1.281

Economy Forecast for Belgium
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2017 Dollars - -
     2024: 615.4
     2030: 666.9
     2060: 920.6
Gross domestic product - Billion 2017 Dollars - -
     2024: 551.7
     2030: 601.8
     2060: 859.4
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2024: 52.81
     2030: 56.73
     2060: 79.17
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2024: 0.272
     2030: 0.269
     2060: 0.266
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2024: 71.20
     2030: 67.55
     2060: 56.38
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2024: 58.44
     2030: 61.13
     2060: 68.76

Energy Forecast for Belgium
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2024: 0.090
     2030: 0.072
     2060: 0.011

Environment Forecast for Belgium
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2024: 0.021
     2030: 0.015
     2060: -0.001

International Politics Forecast for Belgium
Diplomacy, Military, and Economic (DiME) Power Index - Index - -
     2024: 0.726
     2030: 0.688
     2060: 0.508

Domestic Government Forecast for Belgium
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2024: 14.00
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2024: 18.08
     2030: 18.16
     2060: 18.56
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2024: 7.875
     2030: 8.523
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2024: 3.696
     2030: 3.769
     2060: 4.128
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2024: 7.637
     2030: 7.673
     2060: 7.849