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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 - -
     2021: 2.134
     2030: 2.274
     2060: 2.565
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2021: 0.568
     2030: 0.702
     2060: 0.128
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2021: 26.19
     2030: 22.08
     2060: 15.30
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2021: 15.57
     2030: 13.37
     2060: 12.55
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Live Births - -
     2021: 49.84
     2030: 39.32
     2060: 17.66
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2021: 52.24
     2030: 55.58
     2060: 63.25
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2021: 48.63
     2030: 51.66
     2060: 58.72
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2021: 55.73
     2030: 59.38
     2060: 67.51
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2021: 3.063
     2030: 2.626
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2021: 15.91
     2030: 17.11
     2060: 19.10
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2021: 0.268
     2030: 0.249
     2060: 0.196
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2021: 0.716
     2030: 0.757
     2060: 0.587
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2021: 1.319
     2030: 1.409
     2060: 1.767
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2021: 0.099
     2030: 0.109
     2060: 0.211
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2021: 0.633
     2030: 0.757
     2060: 1.174
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2021: 0.460
     2030: 0.467
     2060: 0.461
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2021: 46.39
     2030: 48.00
     2060: 49.72

Health Forecast for Lesotho -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2021: 23.66
     2030: 25.41
     2060: 31.77
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2021: 25.67
     2030: 25.86
     2060: 27.15
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2021: 9.300
     2030: 7.566
     2060: 3.326
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2021: 8.691
     2030: 5.906
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2021: 35.12
     2030: 25.55
     2060: 9.593

Education Forecast for Lesotho -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2021: 118.4
     2030: 110.6
     2060: 101.9
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2021: 94.24
     2030: 95.68
     2060: 99.93
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 79.41
     2030: 82.31
     2060: 92.59
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 49.12
     2030: 56.58
     2060: 74.59
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 11.36
     2030: 16.23
     2060: 36.00
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2021: 6.734
     2030: 7.926
     2060: 10.46
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2021: 80.46
     2030: 86.40
     2060: 98.12

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 - -
     2021: 0.719
     2030: 0.901
     2060: 0.354
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2021: 1.118
     2030: 1.334
     2060: 0.679
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2021: 0.600
     2030: 0.646
     2060: 0.766
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2021: 24.43
     2030: 19.01
     2060: 9.443
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2021: 2,309
     2030: 2,427
     2060: 2,789
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2021: -0.180
     2030: -0.218
     2060: -0.385
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2021: -0.472
     2030: -0.446
     2060: -0.332

Economy Forecast for Lesotho
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 5.484
     2030: 6.660
     2060: 15.09
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 2.644
     2030: 3.111
     2060: 8.587
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 2.570
     2030: 2.928
     2060: 5.882
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2021: 0.438
     2030: 0.438
     2060: 0.456
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2021: 44.20
     2030: 43.96
     2060: 44.75
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2021: 3.332
     2030: 6.406
     2060: 20.62

Energy Forecast for Lesotho
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2021: 0.001
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Lesotho
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2021: 0.001
     2030: 0.001
     2060: 0.001

International Politics Forecast for Lesotho
Diplomacy, Military, and Economic (DiME) Power Index - Index - -
     2021: 0.040
     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 - -
     2021: 10.23
     2030: 11.06
     2060: 13.17
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2021: 18.08
     2030: 18.54
     2060: 19.48
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2021: 3.307
     2030: 3.618
     2060: 4.230
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2021: 1.639
     2030: 1.826
     2060: 2.479
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2021: 6.343
     2030: 6.535
     2060: 6.913