Viet Nam

GDP (PPP) per capita (2015): 5,668.00 Int. Dollar Population (2015): 91,703,800 HDI (2015): 0.67
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 92
Score: 52.4
Trend:
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Vulnerability 0.401
Readiness 0.449

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Viet Nam places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Viet Nam is well positioned to adapt. Viet Nam is the 90th least vulnerable country and the 89th 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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92
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1996 to 2015 Score
Vulnerability
0.401
Food
0.444
Projected change of cereal yields
0.956
Projected population change
0.370
Food import dependency
0.119
Rural population
0.716
Agriculture capacity
0.124
Child malnutrition
0.380
Water
0.530
Projected change of annual runoff
0.566
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.709
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.093
Water dependency ratio
0.820
Dam capacity
0.939
Access to reliable drinking water
0.053
Health
0.275
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.091
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.112
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.093
Slum population
0.280
Medical staff
0.801
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.270
Ecosystem Services
0.521
Projected change of biome distribution
0.353
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.767
Natural capital dependency
0.533
Ecological footprint
0.454
Protected biome
0.233
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.789
Human Habitat
0.326
Projected change of warm periods
0.381
Projected change of flood hazard
0.398
Urban concentration
0.102
Age dependency ratio
0.072
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.472
Paved roads
0.528
Infrastructure
0.312
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.336
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.110
Dependency on imported energy
0
Population living under 5m above sea level
1.000
Electricity access
0.012
Disaster preparedness
0.413
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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