Congo

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 5,652.08 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 5,244,363 HDI (2018): 0.61
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 163
Score: 35.5
Vulnerability 0.502
Readiness 0.212

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Congo 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. Congo is the 52nd most vulnerable country and the 8th 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
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159
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158
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159
161
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163
163
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.502
Food
0.565
Projected change of cereal yields
0.945
Projected population change
0.563
Food import dependency
0.211
Rural population
0.357
Agriculture capacity
0.998
Child malnutrition
0.315
Water
0.489
Projected change of annual runoff
0.401
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.228
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0
Water dependency ratio
0.733
Dam capacity
1.000
Access to reliable drinking water
0.572
Health
0.515
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.364
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.637
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.133
Slum population
0.492
Medical staff
0.949
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.502
Projected change of biome distribution
0.482
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.213
Natural capital dependency
0.973
Ecological footprint
0
Protected biome
0.544
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.802
Human Habitat
0.786
Projected change of warm periods
1.000
Projected change of flood hazard
0.611
Urban concentration
0.643
Age dependency ratio
0.775
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.751
Paved roads
0.936
Infrastructure
0.152
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.395
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.001
Dependency on imported energy
0
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.028
Electricity access
0.338
Disaster preparedness
-