Bulgaria

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 21,960.37 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 7,024,216 HDI (2018): 0.82
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 49
Score: 55.9
Vulnerability 0.356
Readiness 0.473

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Bulgaria places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Bulgaria is well positioned to adapt. Bulgaria is the 33rd least vulnerable country and the 65th 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
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45
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42
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45
46
45
46
45
46
45
45
46
48
51
47
45
48
48
48
49
49
49
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.356
Food
0.393
Projected change of cereal yields
0.851
Projected population change
0
Food import dependency
0.151
Rural population
0.269
Agriculture capacity
0.962
Child malnutrition
0.123
Water
0.255
Projected change of annual runoff
0.162
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.174
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.360
Water dependency ratio
0.014
Dam capacity
0.786
Access to reliable drinking water
0.032
Health
0.366
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
0.005
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.738
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.367
Ecosystem Services
0.397
Projected change of biome distribution
0.706
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.678
Natural capital dependency
0.160
Ecological footprint
0.196
Protected biome
0.223
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.421
Human Habitat
0.449
Projected change of warm periods
0.098
Projected change of flood hazard
0.725
Urban concentration
0.731
Age dependency ratio
0.553
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.574
Paved roads
0.014
Infrastructure
0.276
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.455
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.021
Dependency on imported energy
0.797
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.042
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.338