Country Rankings

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

Scores for 2014

Rank Country Income group Trend Score
1
New Zealand
Upper
81.9
2
Norway
Upper
81.5
3
Denmark
Upper
80.5
4
United Kingdom
Upper
79.0
5
Germany
Upper
78.9
6
Finland
Upper
78.8
7
Sweden
Upper
78.7
8
Switzerland
Upper
78.5
9
Singapore
Upper
78.0
10
Australia
Upper
77.3
11
United States
Upper
76.5
12
Austria
Upper
76.4
13
Canada
Upper
76.1
14
Iceland
Upper
75.9
15
Republic of Korea
Upper
74.9
16
France
Upper
74.5
17
Netherlands
Upper
73.7
18
Japan
Upper
73.2
19
Ireland
Upper
73.0
20
Luxembourg
Upper
72.7
21
Slovenia
Upper
72.4
22
Poland
Upper
71.0
23
Czech Republic
Upper
70.7
24
Belgium
Upper
69.5
24
Estonia
Upper
69.5
26
Lithuania
Upper middle
67.8
27
Spain
Upper
67.2
28
Portugal
Upper
67.0
29
Russian Federation
Upper middle
66.9
30
Chile
Upper middle
66.5
31
Italy
Upper
66.3
32
Latvia
Upper middle
65.6
33
Cyprus
Upper
65.5
34
Israel
Upper
65.0
35
Belarus
Upper middle
64.9
35
Slovakia
Upper
64.9
37
Greece
Upper
63.5
37
Hungary
Upper
63.5
39
Malaysia
Upper middle
63.1
40
Kazakhstan
Upper middle
62.9
41
United Arab Emirates
Upper
62.5
41
Bulgaria
Upper middle
62.5
43
Croatia
Upper
61.9
44
Malta
Upper
61.8
45
Uruguay
Upper middle
61.2
46
Dominica
Upper middle
60.9
47
Barbados
Upper
60.3
47
Turkey
Upper middle
60.3
49
Montenegro
Upper middle
59.9
49
Mauritius
Upper middle
59.9
51
Macedonia
Upper middle
59.8
52
China
Upper middle
59.7
53
Georgia
Lower middle
59.3
53
Romania
Upper middle
59.3
55
Qatar
Upper
58.5
55
Saudi Arabia
Upper
58.5
57
Thailand
Upper middle
58.4
58
Serbia
Upper middle
58.3
59
Brunei Darussalam
Upper
58.2
60
Armenia
Lower middle
58.0
61
Saint Lucia
Upper middle
57.7
62
Ukraine
Lower middle
57.6
63
Oman
Upper
56.9
64
Costa Rica
Upper middle
56.8
65
St Vincent & Grenadines
Upper middle
56.5
66
Grenada
Upper middle
56.4
67
Albania
Lower middle
56.2
68
Mexico
Upper middle
56.1
69
Colombia
Upper middle
55.6
69
Mongolia
Lower middle
55.6
71
Brazil
Upper middle
55.2
72
Bahrain
Upper
55.1
73
Panama
Upper middle
54.9
74
Trinidad & Tobago
Upper
54.8
75
Kuwait
Upper
54.7
75
Seychelles
Upper middle
54.7
77
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Upper middle
54.4
77
Kyrgyzstan
Low
54.4
79
Bahamas
Upper
54.3
79
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Upper
54.3
81
Moldova
Lower middle
54.0
82
Argentina
Upper middle
53.9
83
Iran
Upper middle
53.4
84
South Africa
Upper middle
53.2
85
Peru
Upper middle
53.1
86
Tunisia
Upper middle
52.9
87
Lebanon
Upper middle
52.3
88
Azerbaijan
Upper middle
52.2
89
Antigua and Barbuda
Upper middle
51.9
89
Jordan
Upper middle
51.9
91
Jamaica
Upper middle
51.5
92
Paraguay
Lower middle
50.8
93
Morocco
Lower middle
50.6
94
Botswana
Upper middle
50.5
95
Indonesia
Lower middle
50.4
96
Sri Lanka
Lower middle
50.1
97
Dominican Republic
Upper middle
49.9
97
Maldives
Upper middle
49.9
99
Viet Nam
Lower middle
49.7
100
Philippines
Lower middle
49.6
101
Cape Verde
Lower middle
49.5
101
Suriname
Upper middle
49.5
103
Fiji
Lower middle
49.4
104
Egypt
Lower middle
49.1
105
Bhutan
Lower middle
48.7
106
El Salvador
Lower middle
48.6
107
Venezuela
Upper middle
48.4
108
Ghana
Lower middle
47.9
109
Ecuador
Upper middle
47.8
110
Uzbekistan
Lower middle
47.7
111
Tajikistan
Low
47.4
112
Samoa
Lower middle
47.1
113
Cuba
Upper middle
46.9
114
Belize
Lower middle
46.2
114
Algeria
Upper middle
46.2
116
Guatemala
Lower middle
46.0
116
Nicaragua
Lower middle
46.0
118
Tonga
Lower middle
45.8
119
Gabon
Upper middle
45.6
120
India
Lower middle
45.2
121
Bolivia
Lower middle
45.0
122
Namibia
Upper middle
44.9
122
Nepal
Low
44.9
124
Laos
Lower middle
44.7
125
Guyana
Lower middle
43.9
126
Pakistan
Lower middle
43.6
127
Honduras
Lower middle
43.3
128
Libya
Upper middle
43.0
129
Vanuatu
Lower middle
42.7
130
Rwanda
Low
42.5
131
Cambodia
Low
42.3
132
Zambia
Lower middle
42.2
133
Syria
Lower middle
41.8
134
Cameroon
Lower middle
40.9
135
Côte d'Ivoire
Lower middle
40.8
136
Iraq
Lower middle
40.7
137
Senegal
Lower middle
40.6
138
Turkmenistan
Upper middle
40.3
139
Tanzania
Low
40.1
140
Bangladesh
Low
39.7
141
Equatorial Guinea
Upper
39.5
141
Swaziland
Lower middle
39.5
141
Timor-Leste
Lower middle
39.5
144
Lesotho
Lower middle
39.0
145
Ethiopia
Low
38.9
145
Sao Tome & Principe
Low
38.9
147
Nigeria
Lower middle
38.4
148
Burkina Faso
Low
38.2
149
Comoros
Low
38.1
149
Mozambique
Low
38.1
151
Benin
Low
38.0
152
Malawi
Low
37.9
153
Togo
Low
37.8
154
Kenya
Low
37.7
155
Zimbabwe
Low
37.5
156
Mali
Low
37.2
157
Guinea
Low
37.1
158
Djibouti
Lower middle
37.0
158
Solomon Islands
Lower middle
37.0
160
Uganda
Low
36.9
161
Sierra Leone
Low
36.4
162
Angola
Upper middle
36.3
163
Myanmar
Low
36.1
164
Gambia
Low
35.9
165
Liberia
Low
35.5
166
Madagascar
Low
35.1
167
Congo
Lower middle
35.0
167
Niger
Low
35.0
169
Afghanistan
Low
33.4
169
Mauritania
Low
33.4
171
Haiti
Low
33.3
171
Papua New Guinea
Lower middle
33.3
173
Guinea-Bissau
Low
33.1
174
Burundi
Low
32.2
175
Yemen
Lower middle
31.9
176
Dem. Rep. of the Congo
Low
31.5
177
Sudan
Lower middle
30.3
178
Central African Rep.
Low
29.0
179
Chad
Low
28.9
180
Eritrea
Low
24.9
 
Palau*
Upper middle
-
 
Marshall Islands*
Lower middle
-
 
Micronesia*
Lower middle
-
 
Kiribati*
Lower middle
-
 
Dem. People's Rep. of Korea*
Low
-
 
Tuvalu*
Upper middle
-
 
Monaco*
Upper
-
 
Nauru*
Low
-
 
Liechtenstein*
Upper
-
 
Somalia*
Low
-
 
Andorra*
Upper
-
 
San Marino*
Upper
-
* 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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