Latvia

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 30,692.24 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 1,926,542 HDI (2018): 0.85
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 33
Score: 60.0
Vulnerability 0.393
Readiness 0.592

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Latvia places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Latvia is well positioned to adapt. Latvia is the 60th least vulnerable country and the 30th 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
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37
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32
33
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.393
Food
0.263
Projected change of cereal yields
0
Projected population change
0.012
Food import dependency
0.243
Rural population
0.343
Agriculture capacity
0.979
Child malnutrition
0
Water
0.342
Projected change of annual runoff
0.191
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.405
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.009
Water dependency ratio
0.515
Dam capacity
0.880
Access to reliable drinking water
0.050
Health
0.274
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.061
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.005
Slum population
0
Medical staff
0.774
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.146
Ecosystem Services
0.431
Projected change of biome distribution
0.941
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.541
Natural capital dependency
0.124
Ecological footprint
0.067
Protected biome
0.192
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.721
Human Habitat
0.552
Projected change of warm periods
0.207
Projected change of flood hazard
0.813
Urban concentration
0.657
Age dependency ratio
0.564
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.518
Paved roads
-
Infrastructure
0.497
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.583
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.081
Dependency on imported energy
0.825
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.994
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
-