Egypt

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 12,390.42 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 98,423,595 HDI (2018): 0.70
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 107
Score: 45.0
Vulnerability 0.440
Readiness 0.340

The low vulnerability score and low readiness score of Egypt places it in the lower-left quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Relative to other countries, its current vulnerabilities are manageable but improvements in readiness will help it better adapt to future challenges. Egypt is the 85th most vulnerable country and the 64th 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
99
100
100
100
100
102
103
103
108
108
111
111
108
103
99
98
100
101
104
106
107
109
107
107
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.440
Food
0.498
Projected change of cereal yields
0.706
Projected population change
0.366
Food import dependency
0.263
Rural population
0.617
Agriculture capacity
0.671
Child malnutrition
0.365
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
0.568
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.459
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
0.042
Slum population
0.042
Medical staff
0.940
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
0.257
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
0.436
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.449
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.134
Dependency on imported energy
0.657
Population living under 5m above sea level
1.000
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.375