Iraq

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 17,510.16 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 38,433,600 HDI (2018): 0.69
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 126
Score: 41.5
Vulnerability 0.448
Readiness 0.278

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Iraq 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. Iraq is the 79th most vulnerable country and the 28th 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
123
124
122
116
116
114
115
117
116
123
119
126
126
126
127
125
123
124
124
125
125
127
123
126
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.448
Food
0.482
Projected change of cereal yields
0.656
Projected population change
0.602
Food import dependency
0.110
Rural population
0.318
Agriculture capacity
0.920
Child malnutrition
0.285
Water
0.376
Projected change of annual runoff
0
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.199
Fresh water withdrawal rate
1.000
Water dependency ratio
0.608
Dam capacity
0.021
Access to reliable drinking water
0.431
Health
0.558
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.667
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.009
Slum population
0.476
Medical staff
0.931
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.609
Ecosystem Services
0.540
Projected change of biome distribution
0.624
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.323
Natural capital dependency
-
Ecological footprint
0.269
Protected biome
0.485
Engagement in international environmental conventions
1.000
Human Habitat
0.511
Projected change of warm periods
0.134
Projected change of flood hazard
0.621
Urban concentration
0.682
Age dependency ratio
0.707
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.762
Paved roads
0.158
Infrastructure
0.218
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.471
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.286
Dependency on imported energy
0
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.334
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
-