Belize

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 8,786.49 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 383,071 HDI (2018): 0.72
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 120
Score: 42.6
Vulnerability 0.479
Readiness 0.331

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Belize 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. Belize is the 59th most vulnerable country and the 59th 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
100
97
99
95
98
96
95
97
93
99
98
97
104
105
106
109
110
109
110
116
118
119
119
120
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.479
Food
0.549
Projected change of cereal yields
0.978
Projected population change
0.377
Food import dependency
0.319
Rural population
0.585
Agriculture capacity
0.965
Child malnutrition
0.069
Water
0.347
Projected change of annual runoff
0.305
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.204
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.006
Water dependency ratio
0.298
Dam capacity
0.920
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.462
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.303
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.657
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.377
Slum population
0.052
Medical staff
0.922
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.540
Projected change of biome distribution
0.659
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.406
Natural capital dependency
0.752
Ecological footprint
0.275
Protected biome
0.356
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.794
Human Habitat
0.494
Projected change of warm periods
0.279
Projected change of flood hazard
0.403
Urban concentration
0.415
Age dependency ratio
0.538
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
-
Paved roads
0.837
Infrastructure
-
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.624
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
1.000
Electricity access
0.017
Disaster preparedness
-