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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: 11.60
     2030: 11.77
     2060: 11.61
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2021: 0.269
     2030: 0.119
     2060: -0.144
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2021: 10.30
     2030: 9.893
     2060: 9.475
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2021: 10.19
     2030: 10.51
     2060: 12.83
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Live Births - -
     2021: 2.713
     2030: 2.058
     2060: 0.987
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2021: 81.44
     2030: 82.42
     2060: 85.33
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2021: 78.82
     2030: 79.76
     2060: 82.65
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2021: 83.97
     2030: 85.01
     2060: 87.91
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2021: 1.625
     2030: 1.685
     2060: 1.760
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2021: 0.168
     2030: 0.144
     2060: 0.047
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2021: 0.603
     2030: 0.589
     2060: 0.551
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2021: 1.942
     2030: 1.819
     2060: 1.700
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2021: 7.435
     2030: 7.318
     2060: 6.692
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2021: 2.219
     2030: 2.630
     2060: 3.215
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2021: 11.32
     2030: 11.48
     2060: 11.33
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2021: 0.441
     2030: 0.433
     2060: 0.412
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2021: 46.92
     2030: 48.43
     2060: 49.83

Health Forecast for Belgium -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2021: 18.68
     2030: 19.44
     2060: 18.69
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2021: 23.09
     2030: 22.31
     2060: 21.83
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2021: 1.979
     2030: 1.906
     2060: 1.980
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2021: 3.253
     2030: 5.724
     2060: 9.775
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2021: 2.310
     2030: 1.948
     2060: 1.515

Education Forecast for Belgium -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2021: 101.9
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2021: 98.80
     2030: 100.00
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 133.6
     2030: 119.4
     2060: 104.1
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 132.8
     2030: 120.3
     2060: 104.5
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 79.71
     2030: 81.31
     2060: 82.35
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2021: 11.08
     2030: 11.74
     2060: 13.34
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: 0.985
     2030: 0.999
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2021: 0.931
     2030: 0.876
     2060: 0.768
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2021: 3,794
     2030: 3,851
     2060: 3,795
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2021: 0.474
     2030: 0.591
     2060: 0.845
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2021: 1.019
     2030: 1.127
     2060: 1.298

Economy Forecast for Belgium
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 508.9
     2030: 603.2
     2060: 886.6
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 578.7
     2030: 677.1
     2060: 954.5
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 43.88
     2030: 51.26
     2060: 76.38
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2021: 0.272
     2030: 0.272
     2060: 0.271
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2021: 68.11
     2030: 65.93
     2060: 59.72
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2021: 58.41
     2030: 61.51
     2060: 68.72

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: 0.023
     2030: 0.020
     2060: 0.008

International Politics Forecast for Belgium
Diplomacy, Military, and Economic (DiME) Power Index - Index - -
     2021: 0.782
     2030: 0.734
     2060: 0.601

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: 18.07
     2030: 18.19
     2060: 18.59
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2021: 7.652
     2030: 8.712
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2021: 3.846
     2030: 3.959
     2060: 4.260
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2021: 7.519
     2030: 7.597
     2060: 7.792