Austria

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 55,509.59 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 8,847,037 HDI (2018): 0.91
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 8
Score: 71.1
Vulnerability 0.293
Readiness 0.716

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Austria places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Austria is well positioned to adapt. Austria is the 4th least vulnerable country and the 13th most ready country.

ND-GAIN Ranking since 1995

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8
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.293
Food
0.323
Projected change of cereal yields
0.343
Projected population change
0.125
Food import dependency
0.115
Rural population
0.449
Agriculture capacity
0.909
Child malnutrition
0
Water
0.297
Projected change of annual runoff
0.229
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.246
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.063
Water dependency ratio
0.292
Dam capacity
0.941
Access to reliable drinking water
0.011
Health
0.224
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.030
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0
Slum population
0
Medical staff
0.623
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.034
Ecosystem Services
0.280
Projected change of biome distribution
0.753
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0
Natural capital dependency
0.030
Ecological footprint
0.359
Protected biome
0.180
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.360
Human Habitat
0.341
Projected change of warm periods
0.058
Projected change of flood hazard
0.733
Urban concentration
0.551
Age dependency ratio
0.495
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.210
Paved roads
0
Infrastructure
-
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.680
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
-
Dependency on imported energy
0.883
Population living under 5m above sea level
-
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
-