Nigeria

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 5,980.29 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 195,874,740 HDI (2018): 0.53
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 160
Score: 36.1
Vulnerability 0.499
Readiness 0.220

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Nigeria 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. Nigeria is the 54th most vulnerable country and the 10th 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
170
169
168
169
171
171
171
173
171
170
169
165
167
164
166
166
166
167
167
164
159
160
161
160
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.499
Food
0.604
Projected change of cereal yields
0.975
Projected population change
0.535
Food import dependency
0.170
Rural population
0.535
Agriculture capacity
0.993
Child malnutrition
0.415
Water
0.496
Projected change of annual runoff
0.602
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.314
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.061
Water dependency ratio
0.228
Dam capacity
0.935
Access to reliable drinking water
0.837
Health
0.564
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.333
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.568
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.223
Slum population
0.553
Medical staff
0.950
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.757
Ecosystem Services
0.430
Projected change of biome distribution
0.412
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.316
Natural capital dependency
0.391
Ecological footprint
0.207
Protected biome
0.561
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.692
Human Habitat
0.620
Projected change of warm periods
0.175
Projected change of flood hazard
0.768
Urban concentration
0.465
Age dependency ratio
0.830
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.626
Paved roads
0.857
Infrastructure
0.277
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.435
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.025
Dependency on imported energy
0.383
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.153
Electricity access
0.456
Disaster preparedness
0.213