France

GDP (PPP) per capita (2020): 46,991.18 Int. Dollar Population (2020): 67,379,908 HDI (2020): 0.90
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 16
Score: 66.9
Vulnerability 0.310
Readiness 0.649

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 170th most vulnerable country and the 20th most ready country.

ND-GAIN Ranking since 1995

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Ranking
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16
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Denotes worst scores
Indicator 2001 to 2020 Score
Vulnerability
0.310
Food
0.307
Projected change of cereal yields
0.676
Projected population change
0.140
Food import dependency
0.162
Rural population
0.205
Agriculture capacity
0.659
Child malnutrition
0
Water
0.300
Projected change of annual runoff
0.414
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.256
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.112
Water dependency ratio
0.052
Dam capacity
0.962
Access to reliable drinking water
0.008
Health
0.251
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
-
Slum population
0
Medical staff
0.349
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.219
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
0.301
Protected biome
0.159
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0
Human Habitat
0.408
Projected change of warm periods
0.113
Projected change of flood hazard
0.660
Urban concentration
0.795
Age dependency ratio
0.624
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
0.817
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.167
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.263