Kenya

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 3,461.44 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 51,393,010 HDI (2018): 0.58
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 152
Score: 37.5
Vulnerability 0.533
Readiness 0.283

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Kenya 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. Kenya is the 36th most vulnerable country and the 35th 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
145
146
146
147
145
142
144
144
143
142
144
144
150
149
151
152
158
162
160
158
159
155
153
152
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.533
Food
0.585
Projected change of cereal yields
0.864
Projected population change
0.508
Food import dependency
0.220
Rural population
0.786
Agriculture capacity
0.976
Child malnutrition
0.154
Water
0.509
Projected change of annual runoff
0.604
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.596
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.147
Water dependency ratio
0.326
Dam capacity
0.874
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.741
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.364
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
1.000
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.914
Slum population
0.477
Medical staff
0.953
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.469
Projected change of biome distribution
0.565
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.283
Natural capital dependency
0.524
Ecological footprint
0.213
Protected biome
0.505
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.725
Human Habitat
0.573
Projected change of warm periods
0.279
Projected change of flood hazard
0.663
Urban concentration
0.214
Age dependency ratio
0.717
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.628
Paved roads
0.938
Infrastructure
0.320
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.356
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.019
Dependency on imported energy
0.735
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.024
Electricity access
0.362
Disaster preparedness
0.425