Israel

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 39,822.49 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 8,883,800 HDI (2018): 0.91
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 29
Score: 61.1
Vulnerability 0.332
Readiness 0.553

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Israel places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Israel is well positioned to adapt. Israel is the 20th least vulnerable country and the 39th most 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
21
21
21
22
21
22
23
25
24
24
25
26
24
25
26
26
26
27
29
30
29
28
28
29
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.332
Food
0.249
Projected change of cereal yields
0.351
Projected population change
0.320
Food import dependency
0.130
Rural population
0.082
Agriculture capacity
0.610
Child malnutrition
0
Water
0.342
Projected change of annual runoff
0
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.126
Fresh water withdrawal rate
1.000
Water dependency ratio
0.579
Dam capacity
-
Access to reliable drinking water
0.006
Health
0.303
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.030
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
-
Slum population
0
Medical staff
0.762
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.065
Ecosystem Services
0.379
Projected change of biome distribution
0.435
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.458
Natural capital dependency
0.029
Ecological footprint
0.444
Protected biome
0.294
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.611
Human Habitat
0.415
Projected change of warm periods
0.077
Projected change of flood hazard
0.408
Urban concentration
0.918
Age dependency ratio
0.661
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.428
Paved roads
0
Infrastructure
0.304
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.437
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.105
Dependency on imported energy
0.888
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.090
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
-