Madagascar

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 1,634.16 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 26,262,368 HDI (2018): 0.52
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 164
Score: 35.3
Vulnerability 0.560
Readiness 0.266

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Madagascar 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. Madagascar is the 19th most vulnerable country and the 25th 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
151
149
151
152
154
150
151
152
146
148
152
152
148
149
153
153
162
159
163
166
165
166
166
164
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.560
Food
0.672
Projected change of cereal yields
0.933
Projected population change
0.573
Food import dependency
0.271
Rural population
0.677
Agriculture capacity
0.993
Child malnutrition
0.585
Water
0.425
Projected change of annual runoff
0.857
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.217
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.056
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
0.995
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.769
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.333
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.825
Dependency on external resource for health services
1.000
Slum population
0.694
Medical staff
0.994
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.608
Projected change of biome distribution
0.541
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.419
Natural capital dependency
1.000
Ecological footprint
0.106
Protected biome
0.846
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.737
Human Habitat
0.563
Projected change of warm periods
0.181
Projected change of flood hazard
0.549
Urban concentration
0.323
Age dependency ratio
0.756
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.728
Paved roads
0.844
Infrastructure
0.321
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.067
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.096
Electricity access
0.760
Disaster preparedness
0.363