Mauritius

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 23,709.10 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 1,265,303 HDI (2018): 0.80
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 47
Score: 56.3
Vulnerability 0.445
Readiness 0.571

The high vulnerability score and high readiness score of Mauritius 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. Mauritius is the 81st most vulnerable country and the 32nd 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
52
52
48
48
50
50
49
49
50
52
51
53
54
52
53
53
53
53
54
54
54
54
54
47
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.445
Food
0.571
Projected change of cereal yields
0.890
Projected population change
0.106
Food import dependency
0.334
Rural population
0.638
Agriculture capacity
0.854
Child malnutrition
0.604
Water
0.391
Projected change of annual runoff
-
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.213
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.370
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
0.983
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.492
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.333
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.127
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.848
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.515
Projected change of biome distribution
0.459
Projected change of marine biodiversity
1.000
Natural capital dependency
0.228
Ecological footprint
0.342
Protected biome
0.392
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.668
Human Habitat
0.343
Projected change of warm periods
0.214
Projected change of flood hazard
0.507
Urban concentration
0.362
Age dependency ratio
0.394
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.564
Paved roads
0.019
Infrastructure
0.359
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.467
Dependency on imported energy
0.951
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.081
Electricity access
0.020
Disaster preparedness
0.275