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     Forecast Categories for Lesotho
     Population
     Health
     Education
     Social/Human
     Economy
     Energy
     Environment
     International Politics
     Domestic Government

Population Forecast for Lesotho -
Population - Million People - -
     2022: 2.142
     2030: 2.265
     2060: 2.538
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2022: 0.615
     2030: 0.705
     2060: 0.116
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2022: 25.84
     2030: 22.14
     2060: 15.26
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2022: 15.28
     2030: 13.41
     2060: 12.64
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Live Births - -
     2022: 48.23
     2030: 39.23
     2060: 17.62
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2022: 52.66
     2030: 55.61
     2060: 63.27
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2022: 49.02
     2030: 51.68
     2060: 58.74
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2022: 56.19
     2030: 59.41
     2060: 67.53
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2022: 3.019
     2030: 2.624
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2022: 16.05
     2030: 17.11
     2060: 19.10
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2022: 0.264
     2030: 0.248
     2060: 0.192
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2022: 0.716
     2030: 0.748
     2060: 0.576
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2022: 1.326
     2030: 1.408
     2060: 1.750
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2022: 0.100
     2030: 0.109
     2060: 0.212
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2022: 0.646
     2030: 0.757
     2060: 1.170
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2022: 0.462
     2030: 0.467
     2060: 0.460
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2022: 46.62
     2030: 48.00
     2060: 49.72

Health Forecast for Lesotho -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2022: 23.96
     2030: 25.41
     2060: 31.65
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2022: 25.68
     2030: 25.86
     2060: 27.14
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2022: 8.993
     2030: 7.552
     2060: 3.338
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2022: 8.248
     2030: 5.879
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2022: 32.83
     2030: 25.25
     2060: 9.659

Education Forecast for Lesotho -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2022: 117.1
     2030: 110.6
     2060: 101.9
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2022: 94.50
     2030: 95.72
     2060: 99.93
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2022: 80.62
     2030: 82.54
     2060: 92.66
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2022: 49.84
     2030: 56.74
     2060: 74.78
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2022: 11.74
     2030: 16.37
     2060: 36.22
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2022: 6.879
     2030: 7.927
     2060: 10.47
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2022: 81.31
     2030: 86.41
     2060: 98.11

Social/Human Forecast for Lesotho
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2022: 0.741
     2030: 0.868
     2060: 0.356
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2022: 1.144
     2030: 1.298
     2060: 0.676
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2022: 0.606
     2030: 0.646
     2060: 0.766
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2022: 23.66
     2030: 18.97
     2060: 9.435
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2022: 2,330
     2030: 2,427
     2060: 2,782
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2022: -0.183
     2030: -0.218
     2060: -0.383
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2022: -0.467
     2030: -0.445
     2060: -0.330

Economy Forecast for Lesotho
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2022: 5.598
     2030: 6.656
     2060: 14.97
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2022: 2.687
     2030: 3.115
     2060: 8.528
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2022: 2.613
     2030: 2.939
     2060: 5.898
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2022: 0.438
     2030: 0.439
     2060: 0.460
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2022: 44.39
     2030: 43.98
     2060: 44.74
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2022: 3.696
     2030: 6.490
     2060: 20.74

Energy Forecast for Lesotho
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2022: 0.001
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Lesotho
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2022: 0.001
     2030: 0.001
     2060: 0.001

International Politics Forecast for Lesotho
Diplomacy, Military, and Economic (DiME) Power Index - Index - -
     2022: 0.041
     2030: 0.048
     2060: 0.066

Domestic Government Forecast for Lesotho
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2022: 10.34
     2030: 11.06
     2060: 13.18
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2022: 18.13
     2030: 18.55
     2060: 19.49
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2022: 3.423
     2030: 3.619
     2060: 4.235
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2022: 1.674
     2030: 1.828
     2060: 2.481
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2022: 6.416
     2030: 6.537
     2060: 6.915