Liberia

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 1,306.32 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 4,818,977 HDI (2018): 0.47
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 171
Score: 33.5
Vulnerability 0.611
Readiness 0.281

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Liberia 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. Liberia is the 6th most vulnerable country and the 30th 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
177
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178
176
177
177
178
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172
171
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168
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171
171
171
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.611
Food
0.642
Projected change of cereal yields
0.963
Projected population change
0.510
Food import dependency
-
Rural population
0.526
Agriculture capacity
0.997
Child malnutrition
0.215
Water
0.399
Projected change of annual runoff
0.594
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.276
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.001
Water dependency ratio
0.138
Dam capacity
0.988
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.774
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.333
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.817
Dependency on external resource for health services
1.000
Slum population
0.721
Medical staff
0.998
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.554
Projected change of biome distribution
0.365
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.361
Natural capital dependency
1.000
Ecological footprint
0.117
Protected biome
0.761
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.717
Human Habitat
0.686
Projected change of warm periods
0.361
Projected change of flood hazard
0.769
Urban concentration
0.474
Age dependency ratio
0.774
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.792
Paved roads
0.948
Infrastructure
-
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.020
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.366
Electricity access
0.786
Disaster preparedness
-