Algeria

GDP (PPP) per capita (2015): 13,822.57 Int. Dollar Population (2015): 39,666,519 HDI (2015): 0.74
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 114
Score: 47.0
Trend:
up
Vulnerability 0.403
Readiness 0.344

The low vulnerability score and low readiness score of Algeria places it in the lower-left quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Relative to other countries, its current vulnerabilities are manageable but improvements in readiness will help it better adapt to future challenges. Algeria is the 91st most vulnerable country and the 45th least 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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96
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97
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96
101
97
104
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107
109
111
112
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112
116
114
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1996 to 2015 Score
Vulnerability
0.403
Food
0.592
Projected change of cereal yields
0.835
Projected population change
0.548
Food import dependency
0.663
Rural population
0.315
Agriculture capacity
0.917
Child malnutrition
0.273
Water
0.673
Projected change of annual runoff
1.000
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
1.000
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.669
Water dependency ratio
0.050
Dam capacity
0.959
Access to reliable drinking water
0.360
Health
0.268
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.333
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.112
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.001
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.741
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.152
Ecosystem Services
0.458
Projected change of biome distribution
0.506
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.432
Natural capital dependency
0.152
Ecological footprint
0.391
Protected biome
0.566
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.701
Human Habitat
0.303
Projected change of warm periods
0.250
Projected change of flood hazard
0
Urban concentration
0.468
Age dependency ratio
0.256
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.615
Paved roads
0.231
Infrastructure
0.126
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.438
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0
Dependency on imported energy
0
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.031
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.288
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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