Netherlands

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 56,328.94 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 17,231,017 HDI (2018): 0.93
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 16
Score: 68.1
Vulnerability 0.352
Readiness 0.715

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of The Netherlands places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but The Netherlands is well positioned to adapt. The Netherlands is the 31st least vulnerable country and the 14th most ready country.

ND-GAIN Ranking since 1995

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Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.352
Food
0.171
Projected change of cereal yields
0
Projected population change
0.122
Food import dependency
0.199
Rural population
0.092
Agriculture capacity
0.615
Child malnutrition
0
Water
0.419
Projected change of annual runoff
0.280
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.319
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.165
Water dependency ratio
0.879
Dam capacity
0.872
Access to reliable drinking water
0.001
Health
0.217
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
0
Medical staff
0.586
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.026
Ecosystem Services
0.290
Projected change of biome distribution
0.553
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.390
Natural capital dependency
0.021
Ecological footprint
0.410
Protected biome
0.242
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.126
Human Habitat
0.456
Projected change of warm periods
0.206
Projected change of flood hazard
0.771
Urban concentration
0.908
Age dependency ratio
0.546
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.203
Paved roads
0.101
Infrastructure
0.561
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.437
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
1.000
Dependency on imported energy
0.792
Population living under 5m above sea level
1.000
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.138