Malta

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 42,567.21 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 483,530 HDI (2018): 0.89
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 36
Score: 58.7
Vulnerability 0.349
Readiness 0.523

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Malta places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Malta is well positioned to adapt. Malta is the 26th least vulnerable country and the 47th 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
36
37
33
35
34
32
32
32
32
34
36
36
35
35
36
32
33
31
32
34
34
37
37
36
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.349
Food
0.228
Projected change of cereal yields
0
Projected population change
0.116
Food import dependency
0.191
Rural population
0.058
Agriculture capacity
0.775
Child malnutrition
-
Water
0.295
Projected change of annual runoff
0
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.146
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.623
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
1.000
Access to reliable drinking water
0
Health
0.280
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.030
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.638
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.072
Ecosystem Services
0.346
Projected change of biome distribution
-
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.472
Natural capital dependency
0.034
Ecological footprint
0.477
Protected biome
0.155
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.591
Human Habitat
0.520
Projected change of warm periods
0.338
Projected change of flood hazard
0.650
Urban concentration
0.942
Age dependency ratio
0.529
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.538
Paved roads
0.126
Infrastructure
0.424
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.437
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.559
Dependency on imported energy
0.995
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.130
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
-