Dominica

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 10,649.81 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 71,625 HDI (2018): 0.72
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 56
Score: 54.6
Vulnerability 0.441
Readiness 0.533

The high vulnerability score and high readiness score of Dominica places it in the upper-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. It is on the road to responding effectively to climate change, but the adaptation needs and urgency to act are greater. Dominica is the 84th most vulnerable country and the 42nd 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
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32
35
34
36
37
38
38
36
35
34
34
38
38
38
39
41
45
46
51
52
55
54
56
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.441
Food
0.546
Projected change of cereal yields
0.917
Projected population change
0.124
Food import dependency
0.396
Rural population
0.318
Agriculture capacity
0.976
Child malnutrition
-
Water
-
Projected change of annual runoff
-
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.209
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.140
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
-
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.469
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.303
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.111
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.803
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.429
Projected change of biome distribution
-
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.356
Natural capital dependency
0.279
Ecological footprint
0.258
Protected biome
0.360
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.891
Human Habitat
0.322
Projected change of warm periods
0.337
Projected change of flood hazard
0.087
Urban concentration
0.682
Age dependency ratio
-
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
-
Paved roads
0.182
Infrastructure
-
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.326
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.056
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
-