Belarus

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 19,959.54 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 9,485,386 HDI (2018): 0.82
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 38
Score: 58.3
Vulnerability 0.349
Readiness 0.514

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 26th least vulnerable country and the 51st 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
62
61
64
64
64
64
66
68
56
56
56
59
57
53
45
45
42
39
40
44
45
44
40
38
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.349
Food
0.268
Projected change of cereal yields
0.122
Projected population change
0.055
Food import dependency
0.158
Rural population
0.231
Agriculture capacity
0.959
Child malnutrition
0.085
Water
0.333
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
0.057
Health
0.326
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
0.464
Medical staff
0.560
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.201
Ecosystem Services
0.356
Projected change of biome distribution
0.824
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0
Natural capital dependency
0.223
Ecological footprint
0.236
Protected biome
0.238
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.619
Human Habitat
0.480
Projected change of warm periods
0.069
Projected change of flood hazard
0.794
Urban concentration
0.769
Age dependency ratio
0.455
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.656
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