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
0.901
2
Singapore
Upper
0.891
3
Denmark
Upper
0.870
4
Norway
Upper
0.852
5
Finland
Upper
0.847
6
Sweden
Upper
0.845
7
Republic of Korea
Upper
0.818
8
Switzerland
Upper
0.813
9
Austria
Upper
0.810
10
Germany
Upper
0.809
11
United Kingdom
Upper
0.802
12
Iceland
Upper
0.796
13
Australia
Upper
0.791
14
Netherlands
Upper
0.784
15
United States
Upper
0.782
16
Japan
Upper
0.774
17
Canada
Upper
0.761
18
Ireland
Upper
0.755
19
France
Upper
0.753
20
Slovenia
Upper
0.735
21
Luxembourg
Upper
0.730
22
Estonia
Upper
0.714
23
Belgium
Upper
0.702
24
Lithuania
Upper middle
0.689
25
Portugal
Upper
0.686
26
Latvia
Upper middle
0.685
27
Poland
Upper
0.681
28
Czech Republic
Upper
0.664
29
Israel
Upper
0.649
30
Chile
Upper middle
0.641
31
Spain
Upper
0.628
32
Italy
Upper
0.625
33
Hungary
Upper
0.619
34
Mauritius
Upper middle
0.616
35
United Arab Emirates
Upper
0.614
36
Belarus
Upper middle
0.611
36
Slovakia
Upper
0.611
38
Malaysia
Upper middle
0.606
39
Barbados
Upper
0.604
40
Cyprus
Upper
0.600
41
Georgia
Lower middle
0.596
42
Malta
Upper
0.592
43
Greece
Upper
0.591
44
Dominica
Upper middle
0.587
45
Montenegro
Upper middle
0.584
46
Croatia
Upper
0.582
47
Uruguay
Upper middle
0.580
48
Kazakhstan
Upper middle
0.578
49
Russian Federation
Upper middle
0.577
49
St Vincent & Grenadines
Upper middle
0.577
51
Grenada
Upper middle
0.573
52
Bulgaria
Upper middle
0.571
53
Oman
Upper
0.567
54
Romania
Upper middle
0.566
55
Saudi Arabia
Upper
0.564
56
Antigua and Barbuda
Upper middle
0.562
57
Palau
Upper middle
0.561
58
Brunei Darussalam
Upper
0.560
59
Thailand
Upper middle
0.552
60
Bahrain
Upper
0.551
61
Macedonia
Upper middle
0.549
62
Armenia
Lower middle
0.545
63
Qatar
Upper
0.544
64
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Upper
0.540
65
Turkey
Upper middle
0.537
66
Serbia
Upper middle
0.530
67
Bahamas
Upper
0.526
68
Kuwait
Upper
0.523
68
Mongolia
Lower middle
0.523
70
Albania
Lower middle
0.521
71
China
Upper middle
0.512
72
Costa Rica
Upper middle
0.508
73
Saint Lucia
Upper middle
0.503
74
Panama
Upper middle
0.499
75
Moldova
Lower middle
0.498
76
Botswana
Upper middle
0.494
77
Colombia
Upper middle
0.488
78
Cape Verde
Lower middle
0.486
79
Jordan
Upper middle
0.480
79
Ukraine
Lower middle
0.480
81
Peru
Upper middle
0.479
82
Kiribati
Lower middle
0.478
83
Lebanon
Upper middle
0.476
84
Tunisia
Upper middle
0.473
85
Seychelles
Upper middle
0.472
86
Maldives
Upper middle
0.471
86
Mexico
Upper middle
0.471
88
Jamaica
Upper middle
0.465
89
Fiji
Lower middle
0.464
90
Azerbaijan
Upper middle
0.455
90
Samoa
Lower middle
0.455
90
South Africa
Upper middle
0.455
93
Bhutan
Lower middle
0.449
93
Kyrgyzstan
Low
0.449
95
Argentina
Upper middle
0.448
95
Iran
Upper middle
0.448
97
Rwanda
Low
0.446
97
Trinidad & Tobago
Upper
0.446
99
Brazil
Upper middle
0.445
99
Namibia
Upper middle
0.445
101
Tonga
Lower middle
0.444
102
Ghana
Lower middle
0.442
103
Viet Nam
Lower middle
0.441
104
Sri Lanka
Lower middle
0.440
105
Morocco
Lower middle
0.439
106
Dominican Republic
Upper middle
0.438
107
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Upper middle
0.437
108
Marshall Islands
Lower middle
0.436
109
Indonesia
Lower middle
0.428
110
Philippines
Lower middle
0.421
110
El Salvador
Lower middle
0.421
112
Vanuatu
Lower middle
0.414
113
Timor-Leste
Lower middle
0.411
114
Egypt
Lower middle
0.397
115
Nepal
Low
0.393
116
Laos
Lower middle
0.392
117
Guyana
Lower middle
0.390
118
Micronesia
Lower middle
0.386
119
Paraguay
Lower middle
0.384
120
Guatemala
Lower middle
0.382
121
Solomon Islands
Lower middle
0.380
122
Ecuador
Upper middle
0.377
122
India
Lower middle
0.377
124
Belize
Lower middle
0.376
125
Zambia
Lower middle
0.374
126
Suriname
Upper middle
0.370
127
Senegal
Lower middle
0.368
128
Gabon
Upper middle
0.367
129
Cambodia
Low
0.364
130
Cuba
Upper middle
0.362
131
Benin
Low
0.357
131
Nicaragua
Lower middle
0.357
131
Tajikistan
Low
0.357
134
Sao Tome & Principe
Low
0.356
135
Tanzania
Low
0.353
136
Lesotho
Lower middle
0.351
137
Gambia
Low
0.349
138
Mali
Low
0.348
138
Uzbekistan
Lower middle
0.348
140
Swaziland
Lower middle
0.347
141
Bolivia
Lower middle
0.342
142
Pakistan
Lower middle
0.341
143
Sierra Leone
Low
0.338
144
Algeria
Upper middle
0.337
145
Honduras
Lower middle
0.335
146
Ethiopia
Low
0.330
147
Mozambique
Low
0.328
148
Bangladesh
Low
0.327
149
Togo
Low
0.326
150
Côte d'Ivoire
Lower middle
0.322
150
Comoros
Low
0.322
150
Niger
Low
0.322
153
Papua New Guinea
Lower middle
0.321
154
Mauritania
Low
0.320
155
Burkina Faso
Low
0.319
155
Liberia
Low
0.319
157
Djibouti
Lower middle
0.317
158
Venezuela
Upper middle
0.315
159
Kenya
Low
0.312
159
Uganda
Low
0.312
161
Cameroon
Lower middle
0.311
162
Madagascar
Low
0.308
163
Malawi
Low
0.306
163
Syria
Lower middle
0.306
165
Burundi
Low
0.305
166
Guinea
Low
0.303
167
Iraq
Lower middle
0.300
168
Angola
Upper middle
0.292
169
Yemen
Lower middle
0.288
170
Libya
Upper middle
0.284
171
Congo
Lower middle
0.282
171
Guinea-Bissau
Low
0.282
173
Nigeria
Lower middle
0.276
174
Afghanistan
Low
0.275
175
Sudan
Lower middle
0.269
176
Equatorial Guinea
Upper
0.255
177
Haiti
Low
0.252
178
Turkmenistan
Upper middle
0.247
179
Zimbabwe
Low
0.243
180
Dem. Rep. of the Congo
Low
0.242
181
Myanmar
Low
0.233
182
Chad
Low
0.221
183
Eritrea
Low
0.180
184
Central African Rep.
Low
0.172
 
Somalia*
Low
-
 
Dem. People's Rep. of Korea*
Low
-
 
Tuvalu*
Upper middle
-
 
San Marino*
Upper
-
 
Nauru*
Low
-
 
Liechtenstein*
Upper
-
 
Andorra*
Upper
-
 
Monaco*
Upper
-
* Data unavailable to determine country ranking.

Readiness

A country's ND-GAIN index score is composed of a vulnerability score and a readiness score. Readiness measures a country’s ability to leverage investments and convert them to adaptation actions. ND-GAIN measures overall readiness by considering three components – economic readiness, governance readiness and social readiness.

Methodology

World wide ranking by Readiness, higher scores are better.

Adjust for GDP
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