Mexico

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 19,887.92 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 126,190,788 HDI (2018): 0.77
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 82
Score: 48.9
Vulnerability 0.407
Readiness 0.385

The low vulnerability score and low readiness score of Mexico places it in the lower-left quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Relative to other countries, its current vulnerabilities are manageable but improvements in readiness will help it better adapt to future challenges. Mexico is the 76th least vulnerable country and the 88th 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
89
88
88
86
84
79
80
76
77
78
84
82
82
85
84
85
87
84
84
85
86
86
82
82
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.407
Food
0.378
Projected change of cereal yields
0.919
Projected population change
0.236
Food import dependency
0.084
Rural population
0.214
Agriculture capacity
0.813
Child malnutrition
0
Water
0.412
Projected change of annual runoff
0.608
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.200
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.242
Water dependency ratio
0.115
Dam capacity
0.711
Access to reliable drinking water
0.598
Health
0.390
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.303
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.012
Slum population
0
Medical staff
0.856
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.512
Ecosystem Services
0.462
Projected change of biome distribution
0.576
Projected change of marine biodiversity
1.000
Natural capital dependency
0.049
Ecological footprint
0.264
Protected biome
0.355
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.530
Human Habitat
0.528
Projected change of warm periods
0.167
Projected change of flood hazard
0.531
Urban concentration
0.786
Age dependency ratio
0.507
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.551
Paved roads
0.627
Infrastructure
0.272
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.435
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.215
Dependency on imported energy
0.665
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.091
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.226