Paraguay

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 13,570.86 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 6,956,071 HDI (2018): 0.72
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 95
Score: 47.4
Vulnerability 0.403
Readiness 0.352

The low vulnerability score and low readiness score of Paraguay places it in the lower-left quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Relative to other countries, its current vulnerabilities are manageable but improvements in readiness will help it better adapt to future challenges. Paraguay is the 69th least vulnerable country and the 72nd 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
106
108
110
113
113
111
110
107
106
104
108
104
102
95
96
100
98
98
97
94
93
94
94
95
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.403
Food
0.458
Projected change of cereal yields
0.958
Projected population change
0.249
Food import dependency
0.131
Rural population
0.414
Agriculture capacity
0.955
Child malnutrition
0.038
Water
0.310
Projected change of annual runoff
0.489
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.285
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.009
Water dependency ratio
0.698
Dam capacity
0
Access to reliable drinking water
0.378
Health
0.419
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.303
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.013
Slum population
0.181
Medical staff
0.930
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.429
Ecosystem Services
0.342
Projected change of biome distribution
0.553
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0
Natural capital dependency
-
Ecological footprint
0
Protected biome
0.399
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.757
Human Habitat
0.559
Projected change of warm periods
0.084
Projected change of flood hazard
0.645
Urban concentration
0.586
Age dependency ratio
0.560
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.628
Paved roads
0.851
Infrastructure
0.334
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.427
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
-
Dependency on imported energy
0.562
Population living under 5m above sea level
-
Electricity access
0.007
Disaster preparedness
0.338