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     Forecast Categories for Lao People's Dem. Republic
     Population
     Health
     Education
     Social/Human
     Economy
     Energy
     Environment
     International Politics
     Domestic Government

Population Forecast for Lao People's Dem. Republic -
Population - Million People - -
     2022: 7.502
     2030: 8.311
     2060: 9.983
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2022: 1.443
     2030: 1.068
     2060: 0.249
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2022: 22.29
     2030: 18.55
     2060: 12.36
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2022: 6.156
     2030: 6.146
     2060: 8.326
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Live Births - -
     2022: 38.51
     2030: 28.01
     2060: 9.514
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2022: 69.06
     2030: 71.25
     2060: 77.96
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2022: 66.46
     2030: 68.50
     2060: 75.04
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2022: 71.67
     2030: 74.01
     2060: 80.87
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2022: 2.537
     2030: 2.193
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2022: 0.163
     2030: 0.142
     2060: 0.046
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2022: 0.795
     2030: 0.772
     2060: 0.624
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2022: 2.363
     2030: 2.322
     2060: 1.909
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2022: 4.806
     2030: 5.521
     2060: 6.600
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2022: 0.333
     2030: 0.467
     2060: 1.474
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2022: 2.812
     2030: 3.547
     2060: 6.167
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2022: 0.523
     2030: 0.518
     2060: 0.471
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2022: 49.02
     2030: 49.02
     2060: 49.02

Health Forecast for Lao People's Dem. Republic -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2022: 11.52
     2030: 12.33
     2060: 16.16
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2022: 34.51
     2030: 34.60
     2060: 37.08
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2022: 15.92
     2030: 11.32
     2060: 5.815
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2022: 17.72
     2030: 15.04
     2060: 8.646
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2022: 13.79
     2030: 10.98
     2060: 3.771

Education Forecast for Lao People's Dem. Republic -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2022: 105.7
     2030: 104.4
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2022: 96.42
     2030: 98.56
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2022: 88.34
     2030: 91.67
     2060: 99.79
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2022: 61.82
     2030: 71.52
     2060: 97.59
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2022: 22.22
     2030: 30.39
     2060: 63.99
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2022: 5.619
     2030: 6.679
     2060: 10.12
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2022: 87.45
     2030: 90.84
     2060: 99.47

Social/Human Forecast for Lao People's Dem. Republic
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2022: 0.800
     2030: 0.526
     2060: 0.002
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2022: 1.604
     2030: 1.207
     2060: 0.013
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2022: 0.770
     2030: 0.802
     2060: 0.927
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2022: 11.67
     2030: 7.965
     2060: 2.565
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2022: 3,093
     2030: 3,167
     2060: 3,478
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2022: 0.051
     2030: 0.098
     2060: 0.286
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2022: 0.043
     2030: 0.112
     2060: 0.453

Economy Forecast for Lao People's Dem. Republic
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2022: 49.68
     2030: 64.54
     2060: 224.5
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2022: 16.14
     2030: 23.09
     2060: 148.8
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2022: 6.622
     2030: 7.766
     2060: 22.49
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2022: 0.354
     2030: 0.340
     2060: 0.307
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2022: 40.73
     2030: 42.92
     2060: 24.35
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2022: 11.26
     2030: 16.69
     2060: 47.44

Energy Forecast for Lao People's Dem. Republic
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2022: 0.008
     2030: 0.005
     2060: 0.001

Environment Forecast for Lao People's Dem. Republic
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2022: 0.001
     2030: 0.002
     2060: 0.008

International Politics Forecast for Lao People's Dem. Republic
Diplomacy, Military, and Economic (DiME) Power Index - Index - -
     2022: 0.061
     2030: 0.067
     2060: 0.116

Domestic Government Forecast for Lao People's Dem. Republic
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2022: 3.133
     2030: 3.376
     2060: 4.298
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2022: 3.509
     2030: 4.292
     2060: 7.619
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2022: 2.330
     2030: 2.623
     2060: 4.918
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2022: 2.179
     2030: 2.329
     2060: 3.168
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2022: 6.691
     2030: 6.791
     2060: 7.388