Germany

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 53,735.20 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 82,927,922 HDI (2018): 0.94
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 10
Score: 71.0
Vulnerability 0.297
Readiness 0.718

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Germany places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Germany is well positioned to adapt. Germany is the 5th least vulnerable country and the 12th most 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
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10
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.297
Food
0.173
Projected change of cereal yields
0
Projected population change
0.073
Food import dependency
0.119
Rural population
0.245
Agriculture capacity
0.599
Child malnutrition
0
Water
0.397
Projected change of annual runoff
0.492
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.293
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.301
Water dependency ratio
0.305
Dam capacity
0.988
Access to reliable drinking water
0.002
Health
0.204
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
0.507
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.029
Ecosystem Services
0.280
Projected change of biome distribution
0.600
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.445
Natural capital dependency
0.019
Ecological footprint
0.365
Protected biome
0.212
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.036
Human Habitat
0.375
Projected change of warm periods
0.048
Projected change of flood hazard
0.737
Urban concentration
0.755
Age dependency ratio
0.540
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.162
Paved roads
0.009
Infrastructure
0.355
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.451
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.334
Dependency on imported energy
0.877
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.232
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.238