Bahamas

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 31,581.10 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 385,640 HDI (2018): 0.81
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 84
Score: 48.7
Vulnerability 0.464
Readiness 0.438

The high vulnerability score and high readiness score of Bahamas places it in the upper-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. It is on the road to responding effectively to climate change, but the adaptation needs and urgency to act are greater. Bahamas is the 71st most vulnerable country and the 78th most ready country.

ND-GAIN Ranking since 1995

Year 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Ranking
60
62
58
57
58
58
58
56
61
57
59
60
63
66
68
69
68
67
73
76
77
81
82
84
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.464
Food
0.520
Projected change of cereal yields
0.894
Projected population change
0.228
Food import dependency
0.306
Rural population
0.183
Agriculture capacity
0.990
Child malnutrition
-
Water
-
Projected change of annual runoff
0
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.155
Fresh water withdrawal rate
-
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
-
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.455
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.303
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.858
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.333
Projected change of biome distribution
0
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.497
Natural capital dependency
-
Ecological footprint
0
Protected biome
0.412
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.757
Human Habitat
0.548
Projected change of warm periods
0.347
Projected change of flood hazard
0.621
Urban concentration
0.817
Age dependency ratio
0.406
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.664
Paved roads
0.433
Infrastructure
-
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
1.000
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
1.000
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
-