Guinea-Bissau

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 1,795.90 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 1,874,309 HDI (2018): 0.46
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 175
Score: 31.6
Vulnerability 0.620
Readiness 0.253

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Guinea-Bissau 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. Guinea-Bissau is the 4th most vulnerable country and the 21st 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
175
178
179
179
176
177
175
176
174
174
174
175
174
176
175
176
176
175
175
175
175
175
175
175
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.620
Food
0.680
Projected change of cereal yields
0.973
Projected population change
0.458
Food import dependency
0.811
Rural population
0.610
Agriculture capacity
1.000
Child malnutrition
0.231
Water
0.288
Projected change of annual runoff
0.339
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.317
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.008
Water dependency ratio
0.490
Dam capacity
-
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.788
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.333
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
1.000
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.841
Slum population
0.809
Medical staff
0.957
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.613
Projected change of biome distribution
0.506
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.371
Natural capital dependency
1.000
Ecological footprint
0.106
Protected biome
0.697
Engagement in international environmental conventions
1.000
Human Habitat
0.604
Projected change of warm periods
0.331
Projected change of flood hazard
0.557
Urban concentration
0.390
Age dependency ratio
0.793
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.826
Paved roads
0.727
Infrastructure
0.747
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.370
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.877
Electricity access
0.740
Disaster preparedness
1.000