Lebanon

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 13,058.04 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 6,848,925 HDI (2018): 0.73
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 110
Score: 44.0
Vulnerability 0.422
Readiness 0.301

The low vulnerability score and low readiness score of Lebanon places it in the lower-left quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Relative to other countries, its current vulnerabilities are manageable but improvements in readiness will help it better adapt to future challenges. Lebanon is the 86th least vulnerable country and the 45th 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
91
90
90
90
89
86
87
90
92
92
96
110
112
107
103
102
99
100
99
100
101
107
111
110
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.422
Food
0.370
Projected change of cereal yields
0.614
Projected population change
0.226
Food import dependency
0.281
Rural population
0.123
Agriculture capacity
0.723
Child malnutrition
0.254
Water
0.359
Projected change of annual runoff
0.111
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.154
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.342
Water dependency ratio
0.008
Dam capacity
0.991
Access to reliable drinking water
0.548
Health
0.520
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
0.034
Slum population
0.545
Medical staff
0.862
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.808
Ecosystem Services
0.469
Projected change of biome distribution
0.482
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.420
Natural capital dependency
-
Ecological footprint
0.354
Protected biome
0.415
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.672
Human Habitat
0.459
Projected change of warm periods
0.082
Projected change of flood hazard
0.550
Urban concentration
0.877
Age dependency ratio
0.490
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.605
Paved roads
0.152
Infrastructure
0.355
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.459
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.018
Dependency on imported energy
0.993
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.237
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.425