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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 - -
     2021: 11.67
     2030: 12.01
     2060: 12.24
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2021: 0.464
     2030: 0.233
     2060: -0.018
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2021: 11.19
     2030: 10.54
     2060: 10.18
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2021: 10.22
     2030: 10.39
     2060: 12.17
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Live Births - -
     2021: 2.793
     2030: 2.122
     2060: 1.049
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2021: 81.57
     2030: 82.55
     2060: 85.33
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2021: 78.94
     2030: 79.88
     2060: 82.64
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2021: 84.13
     2030: 85.15
     2060: 87.94
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2021: 1.781
     2030: 1.800
     2060: 1.836
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2021: 0.167
     2030: 0.143
     2060: 0.047
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2021: 0.646
     2030: 0.638
     2060: 0.624
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2021: 1.985
     2030: 1.961
     2060: 1.909
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2021: 7.412
     2030: 7.346
     2060: 7.083
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2021: 2.275
     2030: 2.703
     2060: 3.244
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2021: 11.40
     2030: 11.74
     2060: 11.96
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2021: 0.443
     2030: 0.433
     2060: 0.418
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2021: 47.54
     2030: 48.79
     2060: 49.89

Health Forecast for Belgium -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2021: 19.94
     2030: 19.93
     2060: 18.20
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2021: 22.80
     2030: 22.40
     2060: 21.92
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2021: 2.054
     2030: 2.065
     2060: 2.233
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2021: 4.266
     2030: 5.716
     2060: 10.95
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2021: 2.274
     2030: 2.080
     2060: 1.817

Education Forecast for Belgium -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2021: 104.3
     2030: 101.9
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2021: 97.54
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 131.5
     2030: 123.7
     2060: 104.4
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 129.0
     2030: 122.2
     2060: 104.5
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 73.69
     2030: 73.47
     2060: 73.68
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2021: 11.33
     2030: 12.04
     2060: 13.64
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2021: 100.0
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 100.0

Social/Human Forecast for Belgium
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2021: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2021: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2021: 0.984
     2030: 0.998
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2021: 0.965
     2030: 0.982
     2060: 0.925
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2021: 3,817
     2030: 3,816
     2060: 3,682
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2021: 0.503
     2030: 0.615
     2060: 0.860
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2021: 1.045
     2030: 1.145
     2060: 1.293

Economy Forecast for Belgium
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 493.5
     2030: 594.2
     2060: 863.2
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 563.8
     2030: 669.7
     2060: 930.6
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 42.28
     2030: 49.47
     2060: 70.54
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2021: 0.273
     2030: 0.274
     2060: 0.272
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2021: 64.19
     2030: 60.72
     2060: 53.65
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2021: 65.26
     2030: 66.20
     2060: 69.31

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

Environment Forecast for Belgium
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2021: 0.021
     2030: 0.020
     2060: 0.007

International Politics Forecast for Belgium
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2021: 0.323
     2030: 0.331
     2060: 0.307

Domestic Government Forecast for Belgium
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2021: 14.00
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2021: 18.09
     2030: 18.21
     2060: 18.61
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2021: 7.615
     2030: 8.634
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2021: 3.946
     2030: 4.049
     2060: 4.279
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2021: 7.566
     2030: 7.645
     2060: 7.816