Bangladesh

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 4,364.05 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 161,356,039 HDI (2018): 0.61
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 162
Score: 36.0
Vulnerability 0.546
Readiness 0.267

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Bangladesh places it in the upper-left quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. It has both a great need for investment and innovations to improve readiness and a great urgency for action. Bangladesh is the 27th most vulnerable country and the 26th least 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
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162
162
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.546
Food
0.580
Projected change of cereal yields
0.979
Projected population change
0.223
Food import dependency
0.261
Rural population
0.683
Agriculture capacity
0.782
Child malnutrition
0.550
Water
0.520
Projected change of annual runoff
0.406
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.302
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.041
Water dependency ratio
0.914
Dam capacity
0.991
Access to reliable drinking water
0.467
Health
0.709
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
1.000
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.667
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.392
Slum population
0.507
Medical staff
0.978
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.488
Projected change of biome distribution
0.482
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.304
Natural capital dependency
0.347
Ecological footprint
0.207
Protected biome
0.783
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.802
Human Habitat
0.544
Projected change of warm periods
0.026
Projected change of flood hazard
0.854
Urban concentration
0.317
Age dependency ratio
0.484
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.669
Paved roads
0.912
Infrastructure
0.437
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.434
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.547
Dependency on imported energy
0.734
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.512
Electricity access
0.120
Disaster preparedness
0.275