Gabon

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 17,912.42 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 2,119,275 HDI (2018): 0.70
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 117
Score: 43.0
Vulnerability 0.425
Readiness 0.286

The low vulnerability score and low readiness score of Gabon 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. Gabon is the 88th least vulnerable country and the 40th 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
102
101
97
94
91
90
91
94
97
101
94
101
105
107
111
105
107
106
109
112
112
114
116
117
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.425
Food
0.478
Projected change of cereal yields
0.949
Projected population change
0.422
Food import dependency
0.270
Rural population
0.115
Agriculture capacity
0.979
Child malnutrition
0.131
Water
0.343
Projected change of annual runoff
0.448
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.283
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.001
Water dependency ratio
0.012
Dam capacity
0.970
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.466
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.333
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.674
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.027
Slum population
0.375
Medical staff
0.918
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.362
Projected change of biome distribution
0.482
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.251
Natural capital dependency
0.261
Ecological footprint
0
Protected biome
0.439
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.741
Human Habitat
0.747
Projected change of warm periods
0.563
Projected change of flood hazard
0.723
Urban concentration
0.885
Age dependency ratio
0.678
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.746
Paved roads
0.887
Infrastructure
0.157
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.406
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.016
Dependency on imported energy
0
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.284
Electricity access
0.078
Disaster preparedness
-