Brazil

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 16,068.02 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 209,469,333 HDI (2018): 0.76
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 96
Score: 47.2
Vulnerability 0.402
Readiness 0.346

The low vulnerability score and low readiness score of Brazil places it in the lower-left quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Relative to other countries, its current vulnerabilities are manageable but improvements in readiness will help it better adapt to future challenges. Brazil is the 68th least vulnerable country and the 69th 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
101
100
100
97
92
92
93
93
96
94
94
93
89
86
86
90
90
91
89
91
93
95
96
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.402
Food
0.389
Projected change of cereal yields
0.953
Projected population change
0.176
Food import dependency
0.085
Rural population
0.145
Agriculture capacity
0.916
Child malnutrition
0.062
Water
0.305
Projected change of annual runoff
0.696
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.262
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.012
Water dependency ratio
0.345
Dam capacity
0.208
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.386
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.303
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.655
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.004
Slum population
0.167
Medical staff
0.665
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.524
Ecosystem Services
0.437
Projected change of biome distribution
0.529
Projected change of marine biodiversity
1.000
Natural capital dependency
0.327
Ecological footprint
0
Protected biome
0.284
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.482
Human Habitat
0.608
Projected change of warm periods
0.274
Projected change of flood hazard
0.699
Urban concentration
0.855
Age dependency ratio
0.419
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.531
Paved roads
0.872
Infrastructure
0.285
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.429
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.039
Dependency on imported energy
0.718
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.147
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.375