India

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 7,761.60 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 1,352,617,328 HDI (2018): 0.65
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 122
Score: 41.9
Vulnerability 0.509
Readiness 0.347

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of India 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. India is the 48th most vulnerable country and the 70th 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
158
157
156
157
156
152
153
155
152
153
148
146
146
144
147
145
145
145
143
135
135
129
126
122
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.509
Food
0.573
Projected change of cereal yields
0.908
Projected population change
0.234
Food import dependency
0.061
Rural population
0.711
Agriculture capacity
0.717
Child malnutrition
0.808
Water
0.542
Projected change of annual runoff
0.648
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.324
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.476
Water dependency ratio
0.305
Dam capacity
0.955
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.620
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
1.000
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.786
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.032
Slum population
0.363
Medical staff
0.920
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.547
Projected change of biome distribution
0.647
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.767
Natural capital dependency
0.456
Ecological footprint
0.224
Protected biome
0.624
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.563
Human Habitat
0.462
Projected change of warm periods
0.098
Projected change of flood hazard
0.889
Urban concentration
0.289
Age dependency ratio
0.494
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.536
Paved roads
0.466
Infrastructure
0.312
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.421
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.135
Dependency on imported energy
0.790
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.153
Electricity access
0.074
Disaster preparedness
0.300