Iran

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 21,011.29 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 81,800,269 HDI (2018): 0.80
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 78
Score: 49.8
Vulnerability 0.404
Readiness 0.400

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Iran places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Iran is well positioned to adapt. Iran is the 72nd least vulnerable country and the 93rd 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
91
90
92
92
91
91
89
86
84
79
79
79
74
71
79
79
77
78
80
73
72
70
70
78
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.404
Food
0.420
Projected change of cereal yields
0.708
Projected population change
0.197
Food import dependency
0.320
Rural population
0.271
Agriculture capacity
0.870
Child malnutrition
0.154
Water
0.370
Projected change of annual runoff
0
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.206
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.954
Water dependency ratio
0.068
Dam capacity
0.904
Access to reliable drinking water
0.086
Health
0.447
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.212
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.659
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.001
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.916
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.473
Projected change of biome distribution
0.565
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.361
Natural capital dependency
0.241
Ecological footprint
0.325
Protected biome
0.453
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.895
Human Habitat
0.452
Projected change of warm periods
0.121
Projected change of flood hazard
0.604
Urban concentration
0.729
Age dependency ratio
0.429
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.572
Paved roads
0.259
Infrastructure
0.263
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.459
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.071
Dependency on imported energy
0.573
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.073
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.400