Belarus

GDP (PPP) per capita (2017): 18,836.52 Int. Dollar Population (2017): 9,507,875 HDI (2017): 0.81
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 40
Score: 57.4
Vulnerability 0.342
Readiness 0.489

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Belarus places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Belarus is well positioned to adapt. Belarus is the 24th least vulnerable country and the 54th most ready country.

ND-GAIN Ranking since 1995

Year 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Ranking
63
61
64
66
64
64
65
66
59
59
57
60
57
55
48
43
41
39
38
39
41
40
40
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1998 to 2017 Score
Vulnerability
0.342
Food
0.360
Projected change of cereal yields
0.122
Projected population change
0.055
Food import dependency
0.702
Rural population
0.236
Agriculture capacity
0.960
Child malnutrition
0.085
Water
0.324
Projected change of annual runoff
0.254
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.315
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.037
Water dependency ratio
0.413
Dam capacity
0.923
Access to reliable drinking water
0.004
Health
0.273
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.061
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.012
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.576
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.059
Ecosystem Services
0.360
Projected change of biome distribution
0.824
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0
Natural capital dependency
0.223
Ecological footprint
0.257
Protected biome
0.238
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.619
Human Habitat
0.403
Projected change of warm periods
0.069
Projected change of flood hazard
0.794
Urban concentration
0.231
Age dependency ratio
0.445
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.744
Paved roads
0.136
Infrastructure
0.329
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.437
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
-
Dependency on imported energy
0.958
Population living under 5m above sea level
0
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.250