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     Forecast Categories for Korea, Republic of
     Population
     Health
     Education
     Social/Human
     Economy
     Energy
     Environment
     International Politics
     Domestic Government

Population Forecast for Korea, Republic of -
Population - Million People - -
     2024: 51.42
     2030: 50.66
     2060: 38.72
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2024: -0.210
     2030: -0.328
     2060: -1.328
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2024: 6.295
     2030: 6.414
     2060: 5.706
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2024: 8.867
     2030: 10.31
     2060: 19.70
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Live Births - -
     2024: 0.865
     2030: 0.710
     2060: 0.320
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2024: 81.47
     2030: 82.05
     2060: 84.63
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2024: 78.18
     2030: 78.71
     2060: 81.19
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2024: 84.75
     2030: 85.36
     2060: 87.85
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2024: 0.980
     2030: 1.108
     2060: 1.378
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2024: 0.027
     2030: 0.024
     2060: 0.008
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2024: 1.674
     2030: 1.658
     2060: 1.122
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2024: 5.867
     2030: 5.153
     2060: 3.522
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2024: 35.84
     2030: 33.26
     2060: 20.07
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2024: 9.713
     2030: 12.25
     2060: 15.13
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2024: 42.48
     2030: 42.36
     2060: 33.09
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2024: 0.541
     2030: 0.517
     2060: 0.443
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2024: 43.85
     2030: 45.18
     2060: 48.58

Health Forecast for Korea, Republic of -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2024: 23.69
     2030: 24.95
     2060: 28.10
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2024: 27.49
     2030: 26.90
     2060: 25.94
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2024: 1.925
     2030: 1.833
     2060: 1.667
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2024: 1.528
     2030: 0.535
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2024: 0.119
     2030: 0.023
     2060: 0.023

Education Forecast for Korea, Republic of -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2024: 99.84
     2030: 99.05
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2024: 99.33
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2024: 99.15
     2030: 100.2
     2060: 99.34
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2024: 102.0
     2030: 103.3
     2060: 99.88
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2024: 88.13
     2030: 92.20
     2060: 95.91
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2024: 12.57
     2030: 12.79
     2060: 13.81
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2024: 98.40
     2030: 98.85
     2060: 100.0

Social/Human Forecast for Korea, Republic of
Population with income less than $2.15 per day, log normal computation (in 2017 US Dollars) - Million People - -
     2024: 0.034
     2030: 0.010
     2060: 0.000
Population with income less than $3.65 per day, log normal computation (in 2017 US Dollars) - Million People - -
     2024: 0.034
     2030: 0.010
     2060: 0.000
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2024: 0.983
     2030: 0.994
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2024: 1.364
     2030: 1.138
     2060: 0.835
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2024: 3,472
     2030: 3,552
     2060: 3,737
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2024: 0.109
     2030: 0.129
     2060: 0.258
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2024: -0.439
     2030: -0.370
     2060: -0.048

Economy Forecast for Korea, Republic of
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2017 Dollars - -
     2024: 2,368
     2030: 2,640
     2060: 3,162
Gross domestic product - Billion 2017 Dollars - -
     2024: 1,884
     2030: 2,128
     2060: 2,730
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2024: 46.06
     2030: 52.11
     2060: 81.68
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2024: 0.306
     2030: 0.300
     2060: 0.263
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2024: 46.58
     2030: 42.33
     2060: 46.72
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2024: 101.7
     2030: 106.0
     2060: 111.7

Energy Forecast for Korea, Republic of
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2024: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Korea, Republic of
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2024: 0.166
     2030: 0.155
     2060: 0.069

International Politics Forecast for Korea, Republic of
Diplomacy, Military, and Economic (DiME) Power Index - Index - -
     2024: 1.672
     2030: 1.638
     2060: 1.068

Domestic Government Forecast for Korea, Republic of
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2024: 12.15
     2030: 12.31
     2060: 13.02
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2024: 18.49
     2030: 19.09
     2060: 20.00
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2024: 6.546
     2030: 7.448
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2024: 3.952
     2030: 4.051
     2060: 4.381
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2024: 7.662
     2030: 7.732
     2060: 7.964