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     Forecast Categories for Laos, People's Democratic Republic
     Population
     Health
     Education
     Social/Human
     Economy
     Energy
     Environment
     International Politics
     Domestic Government

Population Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic -
Population - Million People - -
     2021: 7.381
     2030: 8.302
     2060: 10.10
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2021: 1.515
     2030: 1.001
     2060: 0.300
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2021: 23.20
     2030: 17.72
     2060: 12.16
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2021: 6.137
     2030: 5.997
     2060: 7.800
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Live Births - -
     2021: 37.18
     2030: 23.65
     2060: 6.662
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2021: 69.41
     2030: 72.11
     2060: 79.82
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2021: 66.91
     2030: 69.44
     2060: 77.05
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2021: 71.94
     2030: 74.81
     2060: 82.60
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2021: 2.688
     2030: 2.159
     2060: 1.900
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: 0.827
     2030: 0.757
     2060: 0.628
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2021: 2.351
     2030: 2.362
     2060: 1.945
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2021: 4.696
     2030: 5.451
     2060: 6.575
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2021: 0.334
     2030: 0.490
     2060: 1.578
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2021: 2.711
     2030: 3.497
     2060: 6.125
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2021: 0.517
     2030: 0.510
     2060: 0.462
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2021: 49.10
     2030: 49.10
     2060: 49.10

Health Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2021: 13.87
     2030: 15.85
     2060: 22.23
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2021: 34.54
     2030: 34.99
     2060: 37.33
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2021: 14.85
     2030: 9.894
     2060: 5.577
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2021: 20.77
     2030: 16.88
     2060: 10.64
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2021: 13.64
     2030: 8.581
     2060: 2.208

Education Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2021: 107.7
     2030: 103.2
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2021: 97.32
     2030: 99.70
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 89.17
     2030: 92.77
     2060: 99.93
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 58.45
     2030: 72.94
     2060: 99.17
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 26.51
     2030: 37.80
     2060: 76.38
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2021: 5.716
     2030: 6.980
     2060: 10.92
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2021: 88.17
     2030: 91.93
     2060: 99.85

Social/Human Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2021: 1.331
     2030: 0.466
     2060: 0.000
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2021: 2.350
     2030: 1.065
     2060: 0.000
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2021: 0.770
     2030: 0.820
     2060: 0.968
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2021: 9.737
     2030: 6.490
     2060: 2.315
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2021: 2,996
     2030: 3,155
     2060: 3,590
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2021: 0.035
     2030: 0.107
     2060: 0.391
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2021: -0.004
     2030: 0.117
     2060: 0.647

Economy Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 45.60
     2030: 76.26
     2060: 386.8
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 15.74
     2030: 33.08
     2060: 302.2
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 6.177
     2030: 9.185
     2060: 38.30
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2021: 0.359
     2030: 0.351
     2060: 0.277
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2021: 40.00
     2030: 42.27
     2060: 30.77
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2021: 17.92
     2030: 25.06
     2060: 64.40

Energy Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2021: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2021: 0.001
     2030: 0.003
     2060: 0.012

International Politics Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2021: 0.040
     2030: 0.049
     2060: 0.132

Domestic Government Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2021: 3.177
     2030: 3.517
     2060: 4.628
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2021: 3.603
     2030: 4.492
     2060: 8.072
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2021: 2.330
     2030: 2.888
     2060: 6.892
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2021: 2.079
     2030: 2.392
     2060: 3.478
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2021: 6.671
     2030: 6.917
     2060: 7.710