Maldives

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 15,312.32 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 515,696 HDI (2018): 0.72
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 113
Score: 43.7
Vulnerability 0.543
Readiness 0.416

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 28th most vulnerable country and the 91st 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
127
129
128
129
120
116
112
110
103
111
103
101
107
110
110
109
109
111
115
113
111
112
114
113
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.543
Food
0.550
Projected change of cereal yields
0.864
Projected population change
0.284
Food import dependency
0.272
Rural population
0.649
Agriculture capacity
0.837
Child malnutrition
0.392
Water
-
Projected change of annual runoff
-
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
-
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.220
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
-
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.572
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
0.014
Slum population
0.329
Medical staff
0.860
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.541
Projected change of biome distribution
-
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.672
Natural capital dependency
0.076
Ecological footprint
-
Protected biome
0.577
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.838
Human Habitat
0.416
Projected change of warm periods
0.475
Projected change of flood hazard
0.826
Urban concentration
0.351
Age dependency ratio
0.258
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.585
Paved roads
0
Infrastructure
0.635
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
0.002
Disaster preparedness
0.538