Kuwait

GDP (PPP) per capita (2019): 52,059.72 Int. Dollar Population (2019): 4,207,083 HDI (2019): 0.81
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 65
Score: 52.9
Vulnerability 0.370
Readiness 0.428

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Kuwait places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Kuwait is well positioned to adapt. Kuwait is the 54th least vulnerable country and the 87th 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 19
Ranking
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64
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67
65
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 2000 to 2019 Score
Vulnerability
0.370
Food
0.369
Projected change of cereal yields
0.582
Projected population change
0.450
Food import dependency
0.259
Rural population
0
Agriculture capacity
0.819
Child malnutrition
0.102
Water
0.250
Projected change of annual runoff
0
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0
Fresh water withdrawal rate
-
Water dependency ratio
1.000
Dam capacity
-
Access to reliable drinking water
0
Health
0.248
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
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.372
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0
Ecosystem Services
0.441
Projected change of biome distribution
0.459
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.309
Natural capital dependency
0.007
Ecological footprint
0.609
Protected biome
0.479
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.785
Human Habitat
0.479
Projected change of warm periods
0.262
Projected change of flood hazard
0.684
Urban concentration
1.000
Age dependency ratio
0.270
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.508
Paved roads
0.151
Infrastructure
0.431
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.437
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.717
Dependency on imported energy
0
Population living under 5m above sea level
1.000
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
-