Cameroon

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 3,771.05 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 25,216,237 HDI (2018): 0.56
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 145
Score: 38.6
Vulnerability 0.473
Readiness 0.246

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Cameroon 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. Cameroon is the 65th most vulnerable country and the 18th 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
137
135
131
125
129
130
129
131
126
126
129
127
130
135
135
139
138
136
137
139
140
141
143
145
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.473
Food
0.578
Projected change of cereal yields
0.956
Projected population change
0.497
Food import dependency
0.362
Rural population
0.470
Agriculture capacity
0.985
Child malnutrition
0.200
Water
0.340
Projected change of annual runoff
0.537
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.281
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.005
Water dependency ratio
0.036
Dam capacity
0.843
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.552
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.333
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.862
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.368
Slum population
0.223
Medical staff
0.973
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.432
Projected change of biome distribution
0.400
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.203
Natural capital dependency
0.509
Ecological footprint
0.168
Protected biome
0.577
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.737
Human Habitat
0.658
Projected change of warm periods
0.337
Projected change of flood hazard
0.751
Urban concentration
0.530
Age dependency ratio
0.798
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.623
Paved roads
0.906
Infrastructure
0.279
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.387
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.005
Dependency on imported energy
0.590
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.026
Electricity access
0.386
Disaster preparedness
-