Eritrea

GDP (PPP) per capita (2019): 1,625.51 Int. Dollar Population (2019): 3,213,972 HDI (2019): 0.46
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 180
Score: 31.4
Vulnerability 0.587
Readiness 0.215

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Eritrea 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. Eritrea is the 9th most vulnerable country and the 4th 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
150
149
144
138
140
140
147
150
163
165
177
177
177
177
177
177
177
177
177
177
178
178
180
180
180
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 2000 to 2019 Score
Vulnerability
0.587
Food
0.764
Projected change of cereal yields
0.807
Projected population change
-
Food import dependency
0.728
Rural population
0.692
Agriculture capacity
0.994
Child malnutrition
0.598
Water
0.464
Projected change of annual runoff
0
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.534
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.172
Water dependency ratio
0.617
Dam capacity
0.997
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.741
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.364
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.723
Dependency on external resource for health services
1.000
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.878
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.567
Projected change of biome distribution
0.694
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.231
Natural capital dependency
-
Ecological footprint
0.123
Protected biome
0.851
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.935
Human Habitat
0.637
Projected change of warm periods
0.349
Projected change of flood hazard
0.800
Urban concentration
0.308
Age dependency ratio
0.771
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.805
Paved roads
0.786
Infrastructure
0.347
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.091
Dependency on imported energy
0.748
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.044
Electricity access
0.504
Disaster preparedness
-