Bangladesh

GDP (PPP) per capita (2019): 4,549.62 Int. Dollar Population (2019): 161,356,039 HDI (2019): 0.63
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 163
Score: 36.5
Vulnerability 0.543
Readiness 0.274

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 26th most vulnerable country and the 22nd 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 19
Ranking
152
151
152
146
148
150
148
146
149
153
141
113
115
111
109
105
104
102
102
169
168
166
164
163
164
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 2000 to 2019 Score
Vulnerability
0.543
Food
0.563
Projected change of cereal yields
0.979
Projected population change
0.223
Food import dependency
0.260
Rural population
0.683
Agriculture capacity
0.891
Child malnutrition
0.344
Water
0.560
Projected change of annual runoff
0.406
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.302
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.282
Water dependency ratio
0.914
Dam capacity
0.990
Access to reliable drinking water
0.467
Health
0.662
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
0.245
Slum population
0.484
Medical staff
0.916
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
0.351
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
0.442
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.434
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.547
Dependency on imported energy
0.731
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.515
Electricity access
0.149
Disaster preparedness
0.275