Country Rankings

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

Table values show latest scores for 2013

Rank Country Income group Trend Score
1
Norway
Upper
82.7
2
New Zealand
Upper
82.2
3
Sweden
Upper
81.6
4
Finland
Upper
81.5
5
Denmark
Upper
81.4
6
Australia
Upper
80.1
7
United Kingdom
Upper
80.0
8
United States
Upper
78.9
9
Germany
Upper
78.8
9
Iceland
Upper
78.8
11
Canada
Upper
78.2
12
Switzerland
Upper
77.8
13
Austria
Upper
77.6
14
Japan
Upper
76.1
15
Singapore
Upper
76.0
16
France
Upper
75.6
17
Ireland
Upper
74.8
17
Republic of Korea
Upper
74.8
19
Luxembourg
Upper
73.8
20
Slovenia
Upper
73.7
21
Netherlands
Upper
73.3
22
United Arab Emirates
Upper
70.5
23
Poland
Upper
70.3
24
Czech Republic
Upper
70.0
25
Spain
Upper
69.9
26
Estonia
Upper
69.8
27
Belgium
Upper
69.5
28
Chile
Upper middle
68.5
29
Portugal
Upper
68.0
30
Italy
Upper
67.9
31
Lithuania
Upper middle
67.6
32
Russian Federation
Upper middle
67.2
33
Israel
Upper
67.0
34
Barbados
Upper
66.8
35
Slovakia
Upper
66.7
36
Hungary
Upper
66.4
37
Antigua and Barbuda
Upper middle
66.3
38
Cyprus
Upper
66.1
39
Malaysia
Upper middle
65.2
40
Oman
Upper
65.1
41
Bahamas
Upper
64.6
41
Greece
Upper
64.6
41
Latvia
Upper middle
64.6
44
Belarus
Upper middle
64.5
45
Bulgaria
Upper middle
64.3
46
Croatia
Upper
63.5
47
Brunei Darussalam
Upper
63.4
48
Kazakhstan
Upper middle
62.8
48
Qatar
Upper
62.8
50
Uruguay
Upper middle
62.6
51
Turkey
Upper middle
61.8
52
Dominica
Upper middle
61.6
52
Malta
Upper
61.6
54
Botswana
Upper middle
61.5
55
Saudi Arabia
Upper
61.1
56
China
Upper middle
61.0
57
Mauritius
Upper middle
60.7
58
St Vincent & Grenadines
Upper middle
60.4
59
Thailand
Upper middle
60.1
60
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Upper
60.0
61
Ukraine
Lower middle
59.6
62
Saint Lucia
Upper middle
59.5
63
Romania
Upper middle
59.4
64
Seychelles
Upper middle
59.3
65
Macedonia
Upper middle
59.2
66
Armenia
Lower middle
59.0
67
Montenegro
Upper middle
58.9
68
Georgia
Lower middle
58.3
69
Costa Rica
Upper middle
58.2
70
Grenada
Upper middle
58.1
71
Bahrain
Upper
58.0
71
Mongolia
Lower middle
58.0
73
Colombia
Upper middle
57.7
74
Mexico
Upper middle
57.5
74
Serbia
Upper middle
57.5
74
South Africa
Upper middle
57.5
77
Argentina
Upper middle
57.3
78
Brazil
Upper middle
56.8
79
Panama
Upper middle
56.6
80
Tunisia
Upper middle
56.5
81
Kuwait
Upper
56.4
82
Peru
Upper middle
56.0
83
Albania
Lower middle
55.2
84
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Upper middle
55.1
85
Trinidad & Tobago
Upper
55.0
86
Moldova
Lower middle
54.7
87
Tonga
Lower middle
54.6
88
Jordan
Upper middle
54.4
88
Kyrgyzstan
Low
54.4
90
Iran
Upper middle
54.1
91
Sri Lanka
Lower middle
53.4
92
Jamaica
Upper middle
53.1
93
Azerbaijan
Upper middle
53.0
93
Morocco
Lower middle
53.0
95
Fiji
Lower middle
52.9
96
Cape Verde
Lower middle
52.8
96
Egypt
Lower middle
52.8
98
Paraguay
Lower middle
52.4
99
Indonesia
Lower middle
52.1
99
Suriname
Upper middle
52.1
101
Vanuatu
Lower middle
51.9
102
Ghana
Lower middle
51.2
103
Venezuela
Upper middle
51.1
103
Viet Nam
Lower middle
51.1
105
Cuba
Upper middle
51.0
106
Lebanon
Upper middle
50.7
106
Philippines
Lower middle
50.7
108
Ecuador
Upper middle
50.6
109
Gabon
Upper middle
50.4
110
Belize
Lower middle
50.3
110
Dominican Republic
Upper middle
50.3
112
Algeria
Upper middle
50.1
113
Namibia
Upper middle
49.8
114
El Salvador
Lower middle
49.5
115
Uzbekistan
Lower middle
49.4
116
Nicaragua
Lower middle
49.1
117
India
Lower middle
48.7
118
Guatemala
Lower middle
48.5
119
Bolivia
Lower middle
48.2
120
Bhutan
Lower middle
47.8
121
Tajikistan
Low
47.4
122
Pakistan
Lower middle
46.8
123
Equatorial Guinea
Upper
46.7
124
Guyana
Lower middle
46.0
125
Libya
Upper middle
45.8
126
Nepal
Low
45.4
126
Zambia
Lower middle
45.4
128
Honduras
Lower middle
45.3
129
Syria
Lower middle
45.0
130
Cameroon
Lower middle
44.8
131
Rwanda
Low
44.6
132
Turkmenistan
Upper middle
44.3
133
Cambodia
Low
44.0
134
Sao Tome & Principe
Low
43.9
135
Iraq
Lower middle
43.8
135
Tanzania
Low
43.8
137
Laos
Lower middle
43.5
138
Senegal
Lower middle
43.0
139
Bangladesh
Low
42.3
140
Nigeria
Lower middle
42.0
141
Solomon Islands
Lower middle
41.9
142
Mozambique
Low
41.8
143
Timor-Leste
Lower middle
41.6
144
Swaziland
Lower middle
41.5
145
Lesotho
Lower middle
41.4
146
Zimbabwe
Low
41.1
147
Comoros
Low
41.0
148
Ethiopia
Low
40.7
149
Djibouti
Lower middle
40.6
150
Togo
Low
40.4
151
Benin
Low
40.3
152
Angola
Upper middle
40.1
153
Gambia
Low
40.0
154
Côte d'Ivoire
Lower middle
39.9
155
Kenya
Low
39.7
156
Burkina Faso
Low
39.6
156
Malawi
Low
39.6
158
Myanmar
Low
39.4
159
Uganda
Low
39.1
160
Sierra Leone
Low
38.6
161
Madagascar
Low
38.3
161
Mali
Low
38.3
163
Guinea
Low
38.2
163
Mauritania
Low
38.2
165
Yemen
Lower middle
37.9
166
Congo
Lower middle
37.6
166
Papua New Guinea
Lower middle
37.6
168
Liberia
Low
37.4
169
Guinea-Bissau
Low
37.3
170
Afghanistan
Low
35.6
170
Haiti
Low
35.6
170
Niger
Low
35.6
173
Sudan
Lower middle
35.5
174
Central African Rep.
Low
34.0
174
Dem. Rep. of the Congo
Low
34.0
176
Burundi
Low
33.8
176
Eritrea
Low
33.8
178
Chad
Low
31.6
 
Maldives*
Upper middle
-
 
Marshall Islands*
Lower middle
-
 
Somalia*
Low
-
 
Kiribati*
Lower middle
-
 
Liechtenstein*
Upper
-
 
Micronesia*
Lower middle
-
 
Monaco*
Upper
-
 
Nauru*
Low
-
 
Tuvalu*
Upper middle
-
 
Samoa*
Lower middle
-
 
Palau*
Upper middle
-
 
Dem. People's Rep. of Korea*
Low
-
 
Andorra*
Upper
-
 
San Marino*
Upper
-
* Data unavailable to determine country ranking.

ND-GAIN Index

Methodology The ND-GAIN 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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