Egypt

GDP (PPP) per capita (2015): 10,249.96 Int. Dollar Population (2015): 91,508,084 HDI (2015): 0.69
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 101
Score: 49.6
Trend:
same
Vulnerability 0.407
Readiness 0.400

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Egypt places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Egypt is well positioned to adapt. Egypt is the 88th most vulnerable country and the 72nd 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
98
99
99
96
96
95
100
103
108
106
105
110
105
100
93
94
101
102
102
102
101
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1996 to 2015 Score
Vulnerability
0.407
Food
0.510
Projected change of cereal yields
0.683
Projected population change
0.682
Food import dependency
0.450
Rural population
0.613
Agriculture capacity
0
Child malnutrition
0.633
Water
0.775
Projected change of annual runoff
1.000
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
1.000
Fresh water withdrawal rate
1.000
Water dependency ratio
1.000
Dam capacity
0.640
Access to reliable drinking water
0.013
Health
0.246
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.667
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.112
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.044
Slum population
0.109
Medical staff
0.479
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.065
Ecosystem Services
0.380
Projected change of biome distribution
0.412
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.526
Natural capital dependency
0.229
Ecological footprint
0.386
Protected biome
0.279
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.445
Human Habitat
0.243
Projected change of warm periods
0.184
Projected change of flood hazard
0
Urban concentration
0.253
Age dependency ratio
0.410
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.535
Paved roads
0.079
Infrastructure
0.288
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.449
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.011
Dependency on imported energy
0
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.893
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.375
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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