Maldives

GDP (PPP) per capita (2019): 20,395.49 Int. Dollar Population (2019): 530,953 HDI (2019): 0.74
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 101
Score: 47.0
Vulnerability 0.493
Readiness 0.434

The high vulnerability score and high readiness score of Maldives places it in the upper-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. It is on the road to responding effectively to climate change, but the adaptation needs and urgency to act are greater. Maldives is the 53rd most vulnerable country and the 82nd 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
140
138
141
142
137
133
126
126
122
122
113
97
100
106
107
109
110
110
113
103
104
108
102
103
101
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 2000 to 2019 Score
Vulnerability
0.493
Food
0.461
Projected change of cereal yields
0.864
Projected population change
0.284
Food import dependency
0.271
Rural population
0.644
Agriculture capacity
0.268
Child malnutrition
0.434
Water
-
Projected change of annual runoff
-
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
-
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.129
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
1.000
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.414
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
1.000
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.035
Slum population
0.309
Medical staff
0.069
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.541
Projected change of biome distribution
-
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.672
Natural capital dependency
0.077
Ecological footprint
-
Protected biome
0.577
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.838
Human Habitat
0.415
Projected change of warm periods
0.475
Projected change of flood hazard
0.826
Urban concentration
0.356
Age dependency ratio
0.250
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.585
Paved roads
0
Infrastructure
0.634
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
1.000
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
1.000
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.538