Country Rankings

Rank countries by ND-GAIN Country Index, Vulnerability and Readiness.

Table values show latest scores for 2013

Rank Country Income group Trend Score
1
Norway
Upper
81.1
2
Finland
Upper
80.0
3
Sweden
Upper
79.9
4
Denmark
Upper
79.7
4
New Zealand
Upper
79.7
6
Germany
Upper
78.2
7
United Kingdom
Upper
78.0
8
Australia
Upper
77.0
9
Switzerland
Upper
76.5
9
United States
Upper
76.5
11
Iceland
Upper
76.3
12
Canada
Upper
76.0
13
Austria
Upper
75.8
14
France
Upper
73.4
15
Japan
Upper
73.3
16
Luxembourg
Upper
72.4
17
Republic of Korea
Upper
72.3
18
Netherlands
Upper
72.2
19
Ireland
Upper
71.9
19
Slovenia
Upper
71.9
21
Singapore
Upper
71.0
22
Czech Republic
Upper
69.3
23
Poland
Upper
69.0
24
Estonia
Upper
68.7
25
Belgium
Upper
68.2
26
Spain
Upper
67.2
26
Lithuania
Upper middle
67.2
28
Chile
Upper middle
66.3
29
Russian Federation
Upper middle
65.9
30
United Arab Emirates
Upper
65.8
31
Portugal
Upper
65.6
32
Latvia
Upper middle
65.4
33
Cyprus
Upper
65.3
33
Italy
Upper
65.3
35
Slovakia
Upper
64.9
36
Israel
Upper
64.6
37
Belarus
Upper middle
64.3
38
Hungary
Upper
64.2
39
Bulgaria
Upper middle
63.2
40
Greece
Upper
62.2
41
Croatia
Upper
62.1
42
Malta
Upper
61.7
43
Kazakhstan
Upper middle
61.0
43
Malaysia
Upper middle
61.0
45
Uruguay
Upper middle
60.8
46
Saint Lucia
Upper middle
60.2
47
Dominica
Upper middle
60.1
47
Turkey
Upper middle
60.1
49
Montenegro
Upper middle
60.0
50
Mauritius
Upper middle
58.8
51
China
Upper middle
58.6
51
Romania
Upper middle
58.6
51
Ukraine
Lower middle
58.6
54
Armenia
Lower middle
58.4
55
Macedonia
Upper middle
58.2
55
Thailand
Upper middle
58.2
57
Georgia
Lower middle
57.9
58
Grenada
Upper middle
57.7
58
Qatar
Upper
57.7
60
Barbados
Upper
57.5
61
Oman
Upper
56.9
62
Serbia
Upper middle
56.7
63
Saudi Arabia
Upper
56.5
64
Costa Rica
Upper middle
55.8
65
Mongolia
Lower middle
55.5
66
Mexico
Upper middle
55.2
67
Albania
Lower middle
55.1
67
Brunei Darussalam
Upper
55.1
69
Colombia
Upper middle
55.0
70
Argentina
Upper middle
54.6
71
St Vincent & Grenadines
Upper middle
54.5
72
Kyrgyzstan
Low
54.4
72
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Upper
54.4
72
Moldova
Lower middle
54.4
75
Bahamas
Upper
54.3
76
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Upper middle
54.2
76
Seychelles
Upper middle
54.2
78
Brazil
Upper middle
54.1
79
Panama
Upper middle
54.0
80
South Africa
Upper middle
53.9
81
Tunisia
Upper middle
53.7
82
Antigua and Barbuda
Upper middle
53.5
83
Bahrain
Upper
53.3
84
Trinidad & Tobago
Upper
53.1
85
Peru
Upper middle
52.9
86
Jordan
Upper middle
51.9
87
Kuwait
Upper
51.7
88
Lebanon
Upper middle
51.6
89
Azerbaijan
Upper middle
51.0
89
Sri Lanka
Lower middle
51.0
91
Iran
Upper middle
50.9
92
Botswana
Upper middle
50.6
92
Morocco
Lower middle
50.6
94
Paraguay
Lower middle
50.1
95
Egypt
Lower middle
49.9
96
Viet Nam
Lower middle
49.1
97
Jamaica
Upper middle
48.9
98
Cuba
Upper middle
48.8
99
Maldives
Upper middle
48.7
99
Venezuela
Upper middle
48.7
101
Philippines
Lower middle
48.6
101
Suriname
Upper middle
48.6
103
Cape Verde
Lower middle
48.5
104
Ghana
Lower middle
48.4
104
Indonesia
Lower middle
48.4
106
Dominican Republic
Upper middle
48.3
107
Fiji
Lower middle
47.8
108
Ecuador
Upper middle
47.7
109
Belize
Lower middle
47.5
109
Bhutan
Lower middle
47.5
109
El Salvador
Lower middle
47.5
112
Tajikistan
Low
47.4
113
Algeria
Upper middle
46.7
113
Tonga
Lower middle
46.7
115
Uzbekistan
Lower middle
46.6
116
Nicaragua
Lower middle
46.5
117
Gabon
Upper middle
46.4
118
Guatemala
Lower middle
46.3
118
Namibia
Upper middle
46.3
120
India
Lower middle
46.1
121
Samoa
Lower middle
45.6
122
Bolivia
Lower middle
44.6
123
Pakistan
Lower middle
44.1
124
Guyana
Lower middle
43.8
125
Nepal
Low
43.2
126
Rwanda
Low
43.1
126
Turkmenistan
Upper middle
43.1
126
Zambia
Lower middle
43.1
129
Laos
Lower middle
42.8
129
Libya
Upper middle
42.8
131
Honduras
Lower middle
42.7
131
Syria
Lower middle
42.7
133
Vanuatu
Lower middle
42.5
134
Cameroon
Lower middle
41.7
135
Cambodia
Low
41.5
136
Tanzania
Low
41.1
137
Iraq
Lower middle
40.7
138
Senegal
Lower middle
40.6
139
Bangladesh
Low
40.4
140
Swaziland
Lower middle
40.1
141
Lesotho
Lower middle
39.5
142
Burkina Faso
Low
39.4
142
Nigeria
Lower middle
39.4
144
Djibouti
Lower middle
39.3
145
Mozambique
Low
39.2
146
Côte d'Ivoire
Lower middle
38.7
146
Equatorial Guinea
Upper
38.7
148
Sao Tome & Principe
Low
38.6
149
Ethiopia
Low
38.3
149
Uganda
Low
38.3
151
Malawi
Low
38.1
152
Sierra Leone
Low
38.0
152
Zimbabwe
Low
38.0
154
Benin
Low
37.6
155
Kenya
Low
37.5
155
Togo
Low
37.5
157
Mali
Low
37.4
158
Angola
Upper middle
37.2
159
Guinea
Low
36.9
159
Liberia
Low
36.9
161
Madagascar
Low
36.2
162
Gambia
Low
35.9
163
Comoros
Low
35.8
164
Timor-Leste
Lower middle
35.7
165
Niger
Low
35.6
166
Myanmar
Low
35.3
167
Congo
Lower middle
34.5
168
Mauritania
Low
34.3
169
Afghanistan
Low
34.2
170
Papua New Guinea
Lower middle
34.1
170
Solomon Islands
Lower middle
34.1
172
Guinea-Bissau
Low
33.6
173
Yemen
Lower middle
33.3
174
Haiti
Low
33.2
175
Burundi
Low
32.7
176
Central African Rep.
Low
31.7
177
Dem. Rep. of the Congo
Low
30.9
178
Chad
Low
30.2
179
Sudan
Lower middle
29.3
180
Eritrea
Low
26.9
 
Liechtenstein*
Upper
-
 
Kiribati*
Lower middle
-
 
Nauru*
Low
-
 
Dem. People's Rep. of Korea*
Low
-
 
Somalia*
Low
-
 
Tuvalu*
Upper middle
-
 
Monaco*
Upper
-
 
San Marino*
Upper
-
 
Marshall Islands*
Lower middle
-
 
Palau*
Upper middle
-
 
Andorra*
Upper
-
 
Micronesia*
Lower middle
-
* Data unavailable to determine country ranking.

ND-GAIN Country Index

Methodology The ND-GAIN Country Index, a project of the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (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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