Norway

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 65,598.75 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 5,314,336 HDI (2018): 0.95
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 1
Score: 76.7
Vulnerability 0.267
Readiness 0.801

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Norway places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Norway is well positioned to adapt. Norway is the least vulnerable country and the 3rd most ready country.

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Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.267
Food
0.248
Projected change of cereal yields
0
Projected population change
0.215
Food import dependency
0.143
Rural population
0.191
Agriculture capacity
0.940
Child malnutrition
0
Water
0.173
Projected change of annual runoff
0.611
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.369
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.011
Water dependency ratio
0.028
Dam capacity
0
Access to reliable drinking water
0.017
Health
0.257
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
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Slum population
0
Medical staff
0.354
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.245
Ecosystem Services
0.371
Projected change of biome distribution
0.765
Projected change of marine biodiversity
1.000
Natural capital dependency
0.025
Ecological footprint
0.084
Protected biome
0.176
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.178
Human Habitat
0.466
Projected change of warm periods
0.130
Projected change of flood hazard
0.796
Urban concentration
0.809
Age dependency ratio
0.528
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.336
Paved roads
0.195
Infrastructure
0.084
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.098
Dependency on imported energy
0
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.221
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.188