Dem. Rep. of the Congo

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 930.53 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 84,068,091 HDI (2018): 0.46
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 177
Score: 30.8
Vulnerability 0.595
Readiness 0.211

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of The Dem. Rep. of the 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. The Dem. Rep. of the Congo is the 9th most vulnerable country and the 7th 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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177
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.595
Food
0.713
Projected change of cereal yields
0.947
Projected population change
-
Food import dependency
-
Rural population
0.599
Agriculture capacity
0.993
Child malnutrition
0.312
Water
0.428
Projected change of annual runoff
0.592
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.250
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.001
Water dependency ratio
0.298
Dam capacity
1.000
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.837
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.364
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
1.000
Dependency on external resource for health services
1.000
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.986
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.507
Projected change of biome distribution
0.494
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.177
Natural capital dependency
-
Ecological footprint
0.084
Protected biome
0.779
Engagement in international environmental conventions
1.000
Human Habitat
0.712
Projected change of warm periods
0.588
Projected change of flood hazard
0.657
Urban concentration
0.401
Age dependency ratio
0.895
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.738
Paved roads
0.990
Infrastructure
0.374
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.369
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.001
Dependency on imported energy
0.687
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.002
Electricity access
0.810
Disaster preparedness
-