Egypt

GDP (PPP) per capita (2019): 11,643.22 Int. Dollar Population (2019): 98,423,595 HDI (2019): 0.70
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 110
Score: 44.9
Vulnerability 0.438
Readiness 0.335

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Egypt 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. Egypt is the 79th most vulnerable country and the 60th 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 19
Ranking
92
95
94
94
95
96
100
103
105
102
104
119
117
107
105
102
108
108
110
109
110
113
110
110
109
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 2000 to 2019 Score
Vulnerability
0.438
Food
0.512
Projected change of cereal yields
0.706
Projected population change
0.366
Food import dependency
0.288
Rural population
0.617
Agriculture capacity
0.707
Child malnutrition
0.389
Water
0.510
Projected change of annual runoff
0
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0
Fresh water withdrawal rate
1.000
Water dependency ratio
0.983
Dam capacity
0.570
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.434
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.667
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.025
Slum population
0.053
Medical staff
0.799
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.405
Ecosystem Services
0.393
Projected change of biome distribution
0.412
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.526
Natural capital dependency
0.260
Ecological footprint
0.264
Protected biome
0.451
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.445
Human Habitat
0.344
Projected change of warm periods
0.075
Projected change of flood hazard
0.330
Urban concentration
0.383
Age dependency ratio
0.639
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.559
Paved roads
0.079
Infrastructure
0.435
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.449
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.134
Dependency on imported energy
0.652
Population living under 5m above sea level
1.000
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.375