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

Population Forecast for Nicaragua -
Population - Million People - -
     2022: 6.846
     2030: 7.545
     2060: 9.151
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2022: 1.316
     2030: 1.075
     2060: 0.242
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2022: 19.47
     2030: 16.28
     2060: 11.47
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2022: 3.937
     2030: 4.531
     2060: 8.119
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Live Births - -
     2022: 13.08
     2030: 11.54
     2060: 6.879
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2022: 78.75
     2030: 79.64
     2060: 82.85
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2022: 75.70
     2030: 76.52
     2060: 79.64
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2022: 81.73
     2030: 82.71
     2060: 86.02
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2022: 2.312
     2030: 2.048
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2022: 0.193
     2030: 0.269
     2060: 0.271
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2022: 0.667
     2030: 0.623
     2060: 0.529
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2022: 2.004
     2030: 1.932
     2060: 1.627
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2022: 4.437
     2030: 5.009
     2060: 5.729
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2022: 0.404
     2030: 0.604
     2060: 1.794
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2022: 4.031
     2030: 4.537
     2060: 6.042
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2022: 0.461
     2030: 0.459
     2060: 0.421
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2022: 40.36
     2030: 42.27
     2060: 46.61

Health Forecast for Nicaragua -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2022: 36.91
     2030: 38.64
     2060: 45.22
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2022: 15.20
     2030: 15.07
     2060: 15.40
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2022: 4.445
     2030: 3.523
     2060: 2.207
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2022: 3.366
     2030: 0.420
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2022: 15.49
     2030: 12.52
     2060: 5.730

Education Forecast for Nicaragua -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2022: 101.8
     2030: 104.7
     2060: 101.5
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2022: 91.11
     2030: 94.36
     2060: 98.67
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2022: 80.60
     2030: 86.71
     2060: 94.48
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2022: 55.50
     2030: 62.55
     2060: 76.27
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2022: 25.23
     2030: 31.33
     2060: 43.89
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2022: 6.821
     2030: 7.420
     2060: 9.213
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2022: 84.43
     2030: 87.13
     2060: 97.90

Social/Human Forecast for Nicaragua
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2022: 1.282
     2030: 1.215
     2060: 0.507
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2022: 2.248
     2030: 2.209
     2060: 1.170
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2022: 0.796
     2030: 0.815
     2060: 0.897
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2022: 11.75
     2030: 9.317
     2060: 1.773
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2022: 2,665
     2030: 2,746
     2060: 3,028
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2022: -0.025
     2030: -0.024
     2060: -0.062
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2022: -0.116
     2030: -0.104
     2060: -0.071

Economy Forecast for Nicaragua
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2022: 33.38
     2030: 39.98
     2060: 80.61
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2022: 13.01
     2030: 16.24
     2060: 42.66
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2022: 4.876
     2030: 5.299
     2060: 8.809
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2022: 0.455
     2030: 0.453
     2060: 0.441
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2022: 46.84
     2030: 45.86
     2060: 45.50
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2022: 14.85
     2030: 18.07
     2060: 26.01

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

Environment Forecast for Nicaragua
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2022: 0.001
     2030: 0.001
     2060: 0.002

International Politics Forecast for Nicaragua
Diplomacy, Military, and Economic (DiME) Power Index - Index - -
     2022: 0.078
     2030: 0.078
     2060: 0.085

Domestic Government Forecast for Nicaragua
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2022: 7.110
     2030: 7.398
     2060: 8.353
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2022: 16.52
     2030: 17.23
     2060: 19.29
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2022: 2.594
     2030: 2.837
     2060: 3.889
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2022: 1.832
     2030: 1.973
     2060: 2.599
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2022: 6.984
     2030: 7.041
     2060: 7.341