Pakistan

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 5,543.90 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 212,215,030 HDI (2018): 0.56
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 152
Score: 37.5
Vulnerability 0.533
Readiness 0.284

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Pakistan 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. Pakistan is the 36th most vulnerable country and the 36th 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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156
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157
154
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152
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.533
Food
0.571
Projected change of cereal yields
0.865
Projected population change
0.367
Food import dependency
0.156
Rural population
0.683
Agriculture capacity
0.953
Child malnutrition
0.404
Water
0.690
Projected change of annual runoff
0.439
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.282
Fresh water withdrawal rate
1.000
Water dependency ratio
0.777
Dam capacity
0.965
Access to reliable drinking water
0.678
Health
0.612
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.667
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.749
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.265
Slum population
0.418
Medical staff
0.960
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.557
Projected change of biome distribution
0.624
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.738
Natural capital dependency
0.484
Ecological footprint
0.213
Protected biome
0.653
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.627
Human Habitat
0.437
Projected change of warm periods
0.104
Projected change of flood hazard
0.556
Urban concentration
0.317
Age dependency ratio
0.653
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.718
Paved roads
0.276
Infrastructure
0.333
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.399
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.124
Dependency on imported energy
0.757
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.061
Electricity access
0.292
Disaster preparedness
0.363