Myanmar

GDP (PPP) per capita (2015): - Population (2015): 53,897,154 HDI (2015): 0.54
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 159
Score: 37.6
Trend:
up
Vulnerability 0.498
Readiness 0.250

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Myanmar places it in the upper-left quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. It has both a great need for investment and innovations to improve readiness and a great urgency for action. Myanmar is the 50th most vulnerable country and the 7th 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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Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1996 to 2015 Score
Vulnerability
0.498
Food
0.527
Projected change of cereal yields
0.920
Projected population change
0.346
Food import dependency
0.012
Rural population
0.710
Agriculture capacity
0.650
Child malnutrition
0.527
Water
0.454
Projected change of annual runoff
0.437
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.696
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.028
Water dependency ratio
0.195
Dam capacity
0.940
Access to reliable drinking water
0.425
Health
0.576
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
1.000
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.152
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.763
Slum population
0.423
Medical staff
0.867
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.250
Ecosystem Services
0.618
Projected change of biome distribution
0.529
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.562
Natural capital dependency
-
Ecological footprint
0.529
Protected biome
0.639
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.830
Human Habitat
0.462
Projected change of warm periods
0.482
Projected change of flood hazard
0.676
Urban concentration
0.157
Age dependency ratio
0.194
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.714
Paved roads
0.547
Infrastructure
0.352
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.020
Dependency on imported energy
0
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.455
Electricity access
0.585
Disaster preparedness
0.700
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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