Country Rankings

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

Scores for 2015

Rank Country Income group Trend Score
1
New Zealand
Upper
0.885
2
Singapore
Upper
0.877
3
Denmark
Upper
0.856
4
Norway
Upper
0.844
5
Finland
Upper
0.838
6
Sweden
Upper
0.819
7
Iceland
Upper
0.801
8
Austria
Upper
0.794
9
Republic of Korea
Upper
0.791
10
Switzerland
Upper
0.789
10
Germany
Upper
0.789
12
United Kingdom
Upper
0.783
13
United States
Upper
0.769
14
Netherlands
Upper
0.765
15
Japan
Upper
0.757
16
Australia
Upper
0.755
17
Canada
Upper
0.739
18
France
Upper
0.735
19
Ireland
Upper
0.733
20
Slovenia
Upper
0.721
21
Luxembourg
Upper
0.720
22
Estonia
Upper
0.704
23
Belgium
Upper
0.692
24
Lithuania
Upper middle
0.681
25
Portugal
Upper
0.677
26
Poland
Upper
0.670
27
Czech Republic
Upper
0.661
28
Latvia
Upper middle
0.655
29
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Upper
0.654
30
Israel
Upper
0.636
31
Chile
Upper middle
0.626
32
Italy
Upper
0.615
33
Slovakia
Upper
0.614
34
Spain
Upper
0.612
35
Mauritius
Upper middle
0.609
36
United Arab Emirates
Upper
0.603
37
Barbados
Upper
0.600
38
Hungary
Upper
0.599
39
Cyprus
Upper
0.594
40
Georgia
Lower middle
0.593
41
Malaysia
Upper middle
0.586
42
Greece
Upper
0.571
42
Croatia
Upper
0.571
44
Uruguay
Upper middle
0.570
45
Montenegro
Upper middle
0.569
46
Kazakhstan
Upper middle
0.567
47
Malta
Upper
0.566
48
Romania
Upper middle
0.564
49
Dominica
Upper middle
0.563
49
Oman
Upper
0.563
49
Russian Federation
Upper middle
0.563
52
Belarus
Upper middle
0.562
52
Saudi Arabia
Upper
0.562
54
Bulgaria
Upper middle
0.560
55
Grenada
Upper middle
0.558
56
St Vincent & Grenadines
Upper middle
0.549
57
Antigua and Barbuda
Upper middle
0.548
58
Thailand
Upper middle
0.547
59
Brunei Darussalam
Upper
0.545
60
Armenia
Lower middle
0.538
61
Qatar
Upper
0.537
62
Bahrain
Upper
0.536
63
Macedonia
Upper middle
0.530
64
Turkey
Upper middle
0.527
65
Albania
Lower middle
0.525
66
Serbia
Upper middle
0.522
67
Palau
Upper middle
0.521
68
China
Upper middle
0.519
69
Mongolia
Lower middle
0.518
70
Costa Rica
Upper middle
0.509
71
Kuwait
Upper
0.508
72
Saint Lucia
Upper middle
0.502
73
Panama
Upper middle
0.498
74
Botswana
Upper middle
0.494
75
Colombia
Upper middle
0.491
76
Jordan
Upper middle
0.487
76
Seychelles
Upper middle
0.487
78
Bahamas
Upper
0.484
79
Cape Verde
Lower middle
0.483
80
Kiribati
Lower middle
0.477
80
Moldova
Lower middle
0.477
80
Peru
Upper middle
0.477
83
Tunisia
Upper middle
0.474
84
Ukraine
Lower middle
0.471
85
Fiji
Lower middle
0.467
86
Jamaica
Upper middle
0.466
86
Mexico
Upper middle
0.466
88
Iran
Upper middle
0.460
88
Maldives
Upper middle
0.460
90
Azerbaijan
Upper middle
0.456
91
Brazil
Upper middle
0.455
91
Bhutan
Lower middle
0.455
91
South Africa
Upper middle
0.455
94
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Upper middle
0.453
94
Ghana
Lower middle
0.453
94
Lebanon
Upper middle
0.453
97
Viet Nam
Lower middle
0.449
98
Sri Lanka
Lower middle
0.448
99
Rwanda
Low
0.446
100
Morocco
Lower middle
0.445
101
Kyrgyzstan
Low
0.443
101
Namibia
Upper middle
0.443
103
Trinidad & Tobago
Upper
0.441
104
Argentina
Upper middle
0.440
104
Samoa
Lower middle
0.440
106
Dominican Republic
Upper middle
0.437
107
Marshall Islands
Lower middle
0.427
108
Tonga
Lower middle
0.424
109
Timor-Leste
Lower middle
0.423
110
Indonesia
Lower middle
0.421
111
El Salvador
Lower middle
0.417
112
Philippines
Lower middle
0.412
113
Egypt
Lower middle
0.400
113
Vanuatu
Lower middle
0.400
115
Nepal
Low
0.390
116
Solomon Islands
Lower middle
0.389
117
Paraguay
Lower middle
0.388
118
Laos
Lower middle
0.384
119
India
Lower middle
0.382
120
Guyana
Lower middle
0.381
121
Guatemala
Lower middle
0.379
122
Micronesia
Lower middle
0.378
123
Zambia
Lower middle
0.376
124
Belize
Lower middle
0.373
125
Ecuador
Upper middle
0.371
126
Senegal
Lower middle
0.368
127
Suriname
Upper middle
0.365
128
Gabon
Upper middle
0.364
128
Sao Tome & Principe
Low
0.364
130
Cambodia
Low
0.362
131
Benin
Low
0.360
132
Tanzania
Low
0.358
133
Lesotho
Lower middle
0.355
133
Nicaragua
Lower middle
0.355
133
Tajikistan
Low
0.355
136
Gambia
Low
0.353
137
Swaziland
Lower middle
0.348
138
Mali
Low
0.347
139
Sierra Leone
Low
0.345
139
Uzbekistan
Lower middle
0.345
141
Algeria
Upper middle
0.344
142
Pakistan
Lower middle
0.342
143
Cuba
Upper middle
0.341
144
Bolivia
Lower middle
0.340
145
Honduras
Lower middle
0.338
146
Ethiopia
Low
0.335
147
Dem. People's Rep. of Korea
Low
0.331
147
Togo
Low
0.331
149
Côte d'Ivoire
Lower middle
0.329
150
Niger
Low
0.328
151
Bangladesh
Low
0.327
152
Burkina Faso
Low
0.326
153
Guinea
Low
0.324
153
Mozambique
Low
0.324
155
Comoros
Low
0.323
156
Liberia
Low
0.321
157
Djibouti
Lower middle
0.317
157
Mauritania
Low
0.317
157
Uganda
Low
0.317
160
Cameroon
Lower middle
0.313
161
Kenya
Low
0.312
161
Madagascar
Low
0.312
161
Papua New Guinea
Lower middle
0.312
164
Malawi
Low
0.302
164
Venezuela
Upper middle
0.302
166
Iraq
Lower middle
0.301
166
Syria
Lower middle
0.301
168
Burundi
Low
0.292
168
Guinea-Bissau
Low
0.292
170
Angola
Upper middle
0.290
171
Yemen
Lower middle
0.283
172
Nigeria
Lower middle
0.282
173
Afghanistan
Low
0.281
174
Congo
Lower middle
0.280
175
Libya
Upper middle
0.276
176
Sudan
Lower middle
0.269
177
Equatorial Guinea
Upper
0.261
178
Zimbabwe
Low
0.251
179
Myanmar
Low
0.250
180
Haiti
Low
0.249
181
Dem. Rep. of the Congo
Low
0.243
182
Turkmenistan
Upper middle
0.237
183
Chad
Low
0.230
184
Central African Rep.
Low
0.174
185
Eritrea
Low
0.172
 
Monaco*
Upper
-
 
Nauru*
Low
-
 
San Marino*
Upper
-
 
Tuvalu*
Upper middle
-
 
Somalia*
Low
-
 
Andorra*
Upper
-
 
Liechtenstein*
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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