Gabon

GDP (PPP) per capita (2019): 15,103.61 Int. Dollar Population (2019): 2,119,275 HDI (2019): 0.70
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 116
Score: 43.6
Vulnerability 0.418
Readiness 0.289

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 89th least vulnerable country and the 29th 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
76
74
74
72
71
71
68
69
71
77
68
103
106
114
113
113
112
114
117
114
113
115
115
116
118
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 2000 to 2019 Score
Vulnerability
0.418
Food
0.473
Projected change of cereal yields
0.949
Projected population change
0.422
Food import dependency
0.269
Rural population
0.115
Agriculture capacity
0.944
Child malnutrition
0.139
Water
0.344
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
0.974
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.424
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
0.046
Slum population
0.375
Medical staff
0.693
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.363
Projected change of biome distribution
0.482
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.251
Natural capital dependency
0.264
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
0.155
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
0.285
Electricity access
0.070
Disaster preparedness
-