Albania

GDP (PPP) per capita (2015): 10,397.29 Int. Dollar Population (2015): 2,889,167 HDI (2015): 0.73
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 67
Score: 56.9
Trend:
up
Vulnerability 0.386
Readiness 0.525

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Albania places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Albania is well positioned to adapt. Albania is the 76th least vulnerable country and the 65th most ready country.

ND-GAIN Ranking since 1995

Year 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Ranking
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91
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67
67
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1996 to 2015 Score
Vulnerability
0.386
Food
0.463
Projected change of cereal yields
0.795
Projected population change
0.160
Food import dependency
0.392
Rural population
0.459
Agriculture capacity
0.345
Child malnutrition
0.627
Water
0.451
Projected change of annual runoff
0.880
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.798
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.043
Water dependency ratio
0.151
Dam capacity
0.727
Access to reliable drinking water
0.107
Health
0.174
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.061
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.112
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.022
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.590
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.083
Ecosystem Services
0.529
Projected change of biome distribution
0.624
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.301
Natural capital dependency
0.174
Ecological footprint
0.426
Protected biome
0.856
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.793
Human Habitat
0.414
Projected change of warm periods
0.262
Projected change of flood hazard
0.436
Urban concentration
-
Age dependency ratio
0.116
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.642
Paved roads
0.615
Infrastructure
0.287
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
1.000
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.021
Dependency on imported energy
0.123
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.293
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
-
Methodology

ND-GAIN Country Index

Methodology The ND-GAIN Country Index, a project of the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN), summarizes a country's vulnerability to climate change and other global challenges in combination with its readiness to improve resilience. It aims to help businesses and the public sector better prioritize investments for a more efficient response to the immediate global challenges ahead.

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