Denmark

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 55,105.04 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 5,797,446 HDI (2018): 0.93
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 4
Score: 73.0
Vulnerability 0.338
Readiness 0.797

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Denmark places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Denmark is well positioned to adapt. Denmark is the 21st least vulnerable country and the 4th 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
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
3
3
4
6
4
4
4
4
4
5
5
4
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.338
Food
0.231
Projected change of cereal yields
0
Projected population change
0.141
Food import dependency
0.214
Rural population
0.131
Agriculture capacity
0.903
Child malnutrition
0
Water
0.263
Projected change of annual runoff
0.761
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.370
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.149
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
-
Access to reliable drinking water
0.034
Health
0.221
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.030
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0
Slum population
0
Medical staff
0.582
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.053
Ecosystem Services
0.234
Projected change of biome distribution
0.447
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.371
Natural capital dependency
0.030
Ecological footprint
0.331
Protected biome
0.145
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.081
Human Habitat
0.464
Projected change of warm periods
0.303
Projected change of flood hazard
0.777
Urban concentration
0.869
Age dependency ratio
0.570
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.267
Paved roads
0
Infrastructure
0.612
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.436
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
1.000
Dependency on imported energy
0.686
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.939
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
-