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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: 2.179
     2030: 2.355
     2060: 2.683
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2021: 0.955
     2030: 0.725
     2060: 0.179
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2021: 26.04
     2030: 21.63
     2060: 15.01
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2021: 15.18
     2030: 13.02
     2060: 12.24
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Live Births - -
     2021: 49.89
     2030: 39.83
     2060: 17.52
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2021: 52.66
     2030: 56.08
     2060: 64.24
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2021: 49.20
     2030: 52.32
     2060: 59.93
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2021: 56.02
     2030: 59.71
     2060: 68.31
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2021: 3.033
     2030: 2.574
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2021: 15.42
     2030: 16.54
     2060: 18.79
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2021: 0.272
     2030: 0.252
     2060: 0.201
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2021: 0.733
     2030: 0.771
     2060: 0.603
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2021: 1.347
     2030: 1.475
     2060: 1.850
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2021: 0.099
     2030: 0.109
     2060: 0.230
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2021: 0.631
     2030: 0.752
     2060: 1.175
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2021: 0.459
     2030: 0.465
     2060: 0.456
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2021: 46.82
     2030: 48.24
     2060: 49.76

Health Forecast for Lesotho -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2021: 25.54
     2030: 27.01
     2060: 35.56
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2021: 25.72
     2030: 26.07
     2060: 27.63
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2021: 8.897
     2030: 7.488
     2060: 4.376
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2021: 8.597
     2030: 6.996
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2021: 12.00
     2030: 10.91
     2060: 4.903

Education Forecast for Lesotho -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2021: 110.6
     2030: 106.8
     2060: 101.8
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2021: 90.97
     2030: 94.14
     2060: 98.80
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 75.77
     2030: 75.70
     2060: 86.93
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 51.25
     2030: 54.85
     2060: 70.30
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2021: 11.31
     2030: 15.19
     2060: 30.80
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2021: 6.960
     2030: 8.118
     2060: 10.33
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2021: 82.49
     2030: 87.78
     2060: 98.60

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: 0.876
     2030: 0.985
     2060: 0.293
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2021: 1.263
     2030: 1.422
     2060: 0.618
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2021: 0.614
     2030: 0.661
     2060: 0.785
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2021: 23.03
     2030: 18.02
     2060: 8.685
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2021: 2,206
     2030: 2,297
     2060: 2,748
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2021: -0.175
     2030: -0.209
     2060: -0.346
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2021: -0.443
     2030: -0.406
     2060: -0.239

Economy Forecast for Lesotho
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 6.149
     2030: 7.887
     2060: 19.52
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 3.190
     2030: 4.132
     2060: 12.49
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2021: 2.822
     2030: 3.349
     2060: 7.276
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2021: 0.466
     2030: 0.448
     2060: 0.429
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2021: 43.96
     2030: 44.07
     2060: 45.63
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2021: 3.832
     2030: 6.612
     2060: 19.20

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
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2021: 0.010
     2030: 0.010
     2060: 0.011

Domestic Government Forecast for Lesotho
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2021: 10.51
     2030: 11.30
     2060: 13.33
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2021: 18.17
     2030: 18.64
     2060: 19.54
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2021: 3.451
     2030: 3.685
     2060: 4.427
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2021: 1.838
     2030: 2.023
     2060: 2.687
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2021: 6.553
     2030: 6.707
     2060: 7.131