Country Rankings

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

Scores for 2015

Rank Country Income group Trend Score
1
Denmark
Upper
81.3
2
Norway
Upper
80.6
2
New Zealand
Upper
80.6
4
Singapore
Upper
78.9
5
United Kingdom
Upper
78.6
6
Germany
Upper
78.1
7
Finland
Upper
77.8
8
Sweden
Upper
76.9
9
Switzerland
Upper
76.7
10
Iceland
Upper
76.6
11
United States
Upper
76.1
12
Austria
Upper
74.5
13
Australia
Upper
74.3
14
Canada
Upper
74.1
15
France
Upper
73.9
15
Republic of Korea
Upper
73.9
17
Japan
Upper
73.4
18
Netherlands
Upper
72.9
19
Ireland
Upper
72.8
20
Luxembourg
Upper
72.2
21
Slovenia
Upper
71.3
22
Poland
Upper
70.6
23
Belgium
Upper
70.2
24
Czech Republic
Upper
69.9
25
Estonia
Upper
68.5
26
Portugal
Upper
67.5
27
Spain
Upper
67.4
28
Lithuania
Upper middle
66.9
29
Italy
Upper
66.6
30
Chile
Upper middle
65.7
30
Cyprus
Upper
65.7
32
Russian Federation
Upper middle
65.6
33
Israel
Upper
64.9
34
Slovakia
Upper
64.3
35
Greece
Upper
63.7
35
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Upper
63.7
35
Latvia
Upper middle
63.7
38
Hungary
Upper
63.0
38
Malta
Upper
63.0
40
Malaysia
Upper middle
62.6
41
Belarus
Upper middle
62.5
42
Barbados
Upper
62.3
43
Bulgaria
Upper middle
62.1
44
United Arab Emirates
Upper
62.0
44
Dominica
Upper middle
62.0
46
Croatia
Upper
61.9
47
Kazakhstan
Upper middle
61.6
48
China
Upper middle
60.8
48
Mauritius
Upper middle
60.8
50
Georgia
Lower middle
60.4
50
Qatar
Upper
60.4
52
Uruguay
Upper middle
60.3
53
Romania
Upper middle
60.2
54
St Vincent & Grenadines
Upper middle
60.0
55
Turkey
Upper middle
59.8
56
Macedonia
Upper middle
59.5
57
Thailand
Upper middle
59.3
58
Montenegro
Upper middle
59.1
59
Saint Lucia
Upper middle
58.9
60
Seychelles
Upper middle
58.4
61
Brunei Darussalam
Upper
58.2
61
Grenada
Upper middle
58.2
61
Saudi Arabia
Upper
58.2
64
Armenia
Lower middle
57.7
65
Ukraine
Lower middle
57.5
66
Costa Rica
Upper middle
57.4
67
Albania
Lower middle
56.9
68
Mexico
Upper middle
56.7
69
Serbia
Upper middle
56.5
70
Oman
Upper
56.4
71
Antigua and Barbuda
Upper middle
56.3
72
Colombia
Upper middle
56.2
73
Bahrain
Upper
55.6
73
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Upper middle
55.6
75
Brazil
Upper middle
55.5
75
Kuwait
Upper
55.5
77
Panama
Upper middle
55.2
78
Trinidad & Tobago
Upper
55.1
79
Iran
Upper middle
54.8
80
Kyrgyzstan
Low
54.7
81
Azerbaijan
Upper middle
54.6
82
Mongolia
Lower middle
53.8
82
Tunisia
Upper middle
53.8
84
Moldova
Lower middle
53.6
85
Argentina
Upper middle
53.3
85
Peru
Upper middle
53.3
85
South Africa
Upper middle
53.3
88
Bahamas
Upper
53.1
88
Jordan
Upper middle
53.1
90
Jamaica
Upper middle
52.6
90
Morocco
Lower middle
52.6
92
Viet Nam
Lower middle
52.4
93
Lebanon
Upper middle
51.9
94
Sri Lanka
Lower middle
51.8
95
Cape Verde
Lower middle
51.2
96
Indonesia
Lower middle
50.9
97
Dominican Republic
Upper middle
50.8
97
Philippines
Lower middle
50.8
99
Paraguay
Lower middle
50.3
100
El Salvador
Lower middle
50.1
101
Egypt
Lower middle
49.6
102
Fiji
Lower middle
49.5
103
Maldives
Upper middle
49.3
104
Botswana
Upper middle
49.2
105
Ghana
Lower middle
49.1
106
Tonga
Lower middle
48.9
107
Suriname
Upper middle
48.7
108
Ecuador
Upper middle
48.3
109
Tajikistan
Low
48.2
110
Cuba
Upper middle
48.1
110
Venezuela
Upper middle
48.1
112
Uzbekistan
Lower middle
48.0
113
Bhutan
Lower middle
47.8
114
Belize
Lower middle
47.0
114
Algeria
Upper middle
47.0
114
Nicaragua
Lower middle
47.0
114
Samoa
Lower middle
47.0
118
Guatemala
Lower middle
46.7
119
India
Lower middle
46.4
120
Nepal
Low
45.2
121
Gabon
Upper middle
45.1
122
Laos
Lower middle
44.8
122
Namibia
Upper middle
44.8
124
Honduras
Lower middle
44.6
125
Pakistan
Lower middle
44.4
125
Vanuatu
Lower middle
44.4
127
Bolivia
Lower middle
44.0
128
Guyana
Lower middle
43.6
129
Dem. People's Rep. of Korea
Low
43.5
130
Cambodia
Low
43.4
131
Libya
Upper middle
43.2
132
Senegal
Lower middle
42.5
133
Zambia
Lower middle
41.9
134
Iraq
Lower middle
41.7
134
Syria
Lower middle
41.7
136
Rwanda
Low
41.6
136
Sao Tome & Principe
Low
41.6
138
Côte d'Ivoire
Lower middle
41.5
138
Cameroon
Lower middle
41.5
140
Comoros
Low
41.4
141
Timor-Leste
Lower middle
41.3
142
Bangladesh
Low
41.0
143
Tanzania
Low
40.9
144
Equatorial Guinea
Upper
40.1
144
Nigeria
Lower middle
40.1
146
Ethiopia
Low
40.0
147
Solomon Islands
Lower middle
39.9
147
Swaziland
Lower middle
39.9
149
Guinea
Low
39.8
149
Turkmenistan
Upper middle
39.8
151
Benin
Low
39.4
152
Kenya
Low
38.9
153
Mozambique
Low
38.6
153
Sierra Leone
Low
38.6
155
Malawi
Low
38.5
156
Togo
Low
38.3
157
Gambia
Low
38.1
158
Mali
Low
37.8
159
Djibouti
Lower middle
37.6
159
Myanmar
Low
37.6
161
Burkina Faso
Low
37.3
161
Lesotho
Lower middle
37.3
163
Zimbabwe
Low
36.8
164
Angola
Upper middle
36.2
165
Madagascar
Low
36.0
166
Liberia
Low
35.8
167
Congo
Lower middle
35.6
167
Niger
Low
35.6
169
Guinea-Bissau
Low
34.4
170
Haiti
Low
34.3
171
Uganda
Low
33.6
172
Mauritania
Low
33.4
173
Papua New Guinea
Lower middle
33.2
174
Dem. Rep. of the Congo
Low
32.5
175
Afghanistan
Low
32.4
176
Yemen
Lower middle
32.2
177
Sudan
Lower middle
30.6
178
Burundi
Low
30.1
179
Eritrea
Low
25.6
180
Chad
Low
25.4
181
Central African Rep.
Low
24.9
 
Micronesia*
Lower middle
-
 
Palau*
Upper middle
-
 
Tuvalu*
Upper middle
-
 
Liechtenstein*
Upper
-
 
San Marino*
Upper
-
 
Monaco*
Upper
-
 
Marshall Islands*
Lower middle
-
 
Kiribati*
Lower middle
-
 
Nauru*
Low
-
 
Andorra*
Upper
-
 
Somalia*
Low
-
* 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 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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