Burkina Faso

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 1,975.04 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 19,751,535 HDI (2018): 0.43
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 159
Score: 36.2
Vulnerability 0.558
Readiness 0.282

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Burkina Faso 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. Burkina Faso is the 21st most vulnerable country and the 31st 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
166
165
166
164
163
162
163
164
164
167
166
167
165
163
155
157
154
157
159
159
158
158
158
159
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.558
Food
0.639
Projected change of cereal yields
0.992
Projected population change
0.603
Food import dependency
0.193
Rural population
0.761
Agriculture capacity
0.993
Child malnutrition
0.292
Water
0.433
Projected change of annual runoff
0.352
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.726
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.085
Water dependency ratio
0.074
Dam capacity
0.931
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.700
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.333
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.741
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.840
Slum population
0.600
Medical staff
0.984
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.430
Projected change of biome distribution
0.553
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0
Natural capital dependency
0.316
Ecological footprint
0.196
Protected biome
0.757
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.757
Human Habitat
0.589
Projected change of warm periods
0.218
Projected change of flood hazard
0.771
Urban concentration
0.239
Age dependency ratio
0.849
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.659
Paved roads
0.800
Infrastructure
-
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
-
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
-
Electricity access
0.746
Disaster preparedness
0.280