France

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 45,342.40 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 66,987,244 HDI (2018): 0.89
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 17
Score: 68.0
Vulnerability 0.310
Readiness 0.669

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of France places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but France is well positioned to adapt. France is the 11th least vulnerable country and the 20th most ready country.

ND-GAIN Ranking since 1995

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17
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.310
Food
0.302
Projected change of cereal yields
0.676
Projected population change
0.140
Food import dependency
0.146
Rural population
0.211
Agriculture capacity
0.639
Child malnutrition
0
Water
0.318
Projected change of annual runoff
0.414
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.256
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.198
Water dependency ratio
0.052
Dam capacity
0.964
Access to reliable drinking water
0.022
Health
0.240
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
0.634
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.120
Ecosystem Services
0.284
Projected change of biome distribution
0.671
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.543
Natural capital dependency
0.030
Ecological footprint
0.303
Protected biome
0.159
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0
Human Habitat
0.405
Projected change of warm periods
0.113
Projected change of flood hazard
0.660
Urban concentration
0.789
Age dependency ratio
0.613
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.256
Paved roads
0
Infrastructure
0.308
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.477
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.122
Dependency on imported energy
0.821
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.166
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.263