Niger

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 1,048.48 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 22,442,948 HDI (2018): 0.38
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 173
Score: 32.5
Vulnerability 0.664
Readiness 0.315

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Niger places it in the upper-left quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. It has both a great need for investment and innovations to improve readiness and a great urgency for action. Niger is the 2nd most vulnerable country and the 52nd 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
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173
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.664
Food
0.754
Projected change of cereal yields
0.827
Projected population change
1.000
Food import dependency
0.399
Rural population
0.901
Agriculture capacity
1.000
Child malnutrition
0.396
Water
0.703
Projected change of annual runoff
0.580
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
1.000
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.040
Water dependency ratio
0.897
Dam capacity
0.999
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.767
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.333
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
1.000
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.707
Slum population
0.634
Medical staff
0.992
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.933
Ecosystem Services
0.469
Projected change of biome distribution
0.459
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0
Natural capital dependency
0.646
Ecological footprint
0.202
Protected biome
0.841
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.664
Human Habitat
0.629
Projected change of warm periods
0.128
Projected change of flood hazard
1.000
Urban concentration
0.099
Age dependency ratio
0.980
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.769
Paved roads
0.800
Infrastructure
-
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
-
Dependency on imported energy
0.662
Population living under 5m above sea level
-
Electricity access
0.800
Disaster preparedness
0.538