Jordan

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 9,347.94 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 9,956,011 HDI (2018): 0.72
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 68
Score: 51.8
Vulnerability 0.382
Readiness 0.417

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Jordan places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Jordan is well positioned to adapt. Jordan is the 47th least vulnerable country and the 88th 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
54
54
53
51
52
53
60
63
55
55
53
55
53
53
60
64
61
63
63
63
64
66
68
68
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.382
Food
0.408
Projected change of cereal yields
0.752
Projected population change
0.353
Food import dependency
0.302
Rural population
0.097
Agriculture capacity
0.850
Child malnutrition
0.092
Water
0.399
Projected change of annual runoff
0
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.068
Fresh water withdrawal rate
1.000
Water dependency ratio
0.272
Dam capacity
0.991
Access to reliable drinking water
0.065
Health
0.387
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.212
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.199
Slum population
0.216
Medical staff
0.839
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.201
Ecosystem Services
0.328
Projected change of biome distribution
0.447
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.048
Natural capital dependency
0.104
Ecological footprint
0.292
Protected biome
0.373
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.704
Human Habitat
0.432
Projected change of warm periods
0.078
Projected change of flood hazard
0.408
Urban concentration
0.903
Age dependency ratio
0.616
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.585
Paved roads
0
Infrastructure
0.336
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.438
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0
Dependency on imported energy
0.990
Population living under 5m above sea level
0
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.588