Botswana

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 18,582.97 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 2,254,126 HDI (2018): 0.73
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 94
Score: 47.5
Vulnerability 0.469
Readiness 0.419

The high vulnerability score and high readiness score of Botswana places it in the upper-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. It is on the road to responding effectively to climate change, but the adaptation needs and urgency to act are greater. Botswana is the 67th most vulnerable country and the 86th 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
87
86
85
82
80
79
81
82
80
85
85
86
89
91
95
92
93
94
93
90
90
91
92
94
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.469
Food
0.482
Projected change of cereal yields
0.835
Projected population change
0.320
Food import dependency
0.186
Rural population
0.329
Agriculture capacity
0.942
Child malnutrition
0.277
Water
0.356
Projected change of annual runoff
0
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.022
Water dependency ratio
0.804
Dam capacity
0.953
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.564
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.364
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.660
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.335
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.898
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.343
Projected change of biome distribution
0.541
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0
Natural capital dependency
0.154
Ecological footprint
0.162
Protected biome
0.394
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.806
Human Habitat
0.543
Projected change of warm periods
0.112
Projected change of flood hazard
0.652
Urban concentration
0.671
Age dependency ratio
0.622
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.524
Paved roads
0.679
Infrastructure
0.524
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.437
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
-
Dependency on imported energy
0.823
Population living under 5m above sea level
-
Electricity access
0.372
Disaster preparedness
0.463