Guatemala

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 8,447.45 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 17,247,807 HDI (2018): 0.65
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 115
Score: 43.4
Vulnerability 0.451
Readiness 0.319

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Guatemala places it in the upper-left quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. It has both a great need for investment and innovations to improve readiness and a great urgency for action. Guatemala is the 76th most vulnerable country and the 54th 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
134
135
132
125
125
128
126
129
128
121
127
124
123
124
120
119
118
118
118
115
114
112
112
115
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.451
Food
0.439
Projected change of cereal yields
0.941
Projected population change
0.381
Food import dependency
0.229
Rural population
0.527
Agriculture capacity
0.527
Child malnutrition
0.027
Water
0.378
Projected change of annual runoff
0.410
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.219
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.036
Water dependency ratio
0.146
Dam capacity
0.993
Access to reliable drinking water
0.461
Health
0.475
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.364
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.663
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.067
Slum population
0.318
Medical staff
0.965
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.602
Projected change of biome distribution
0.553
Projected change of marine biodiversity
1.000
Natural capital dependency
0.770
Ecological footprint
0.230
Protected biome
0.408
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.652
Human Habitat
0.526
Projected change of warm periods
0.251
Projected change of flood hazard
0.512
Urban concentration
0.473
Age dependency ratio
0.645
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.718
Paved roads
0.556
Infrastructure
0.287
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.431
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.027
Dependency on imported energy
0.785
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.012
Electricity access
0.067
Disaster preparedness
0.400