Peru

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 14,393.45 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 31,989,256 HDI (2018): 0.76
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 83
Score: 48.8
Vulnerability 0.439
Readiness 0.416

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Peru places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Peru is well positioned to adapt. Peru is the 86th most vulnerable country and the 91st most 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
83
85
83
91
90
92
94
97
95
91
91
91
94
93
98
91
87
89
88
88
87
84
86
83
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.439
Food
0.389
Projected change of cereal yields
0.842
Projected population change
0.245
Food import dependency
0.177
Rural population
0.238
Agriculture capacity
0.796
Child malnutrition
0.038
Water
0.413
Projected change of annual runoff
0.588
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.275
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.010
Water dependency ratio
0.127
Dam capacity
0.957
Access to reliable drinking water
0.520
Health
0.487
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.364
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.668
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.025
Slum population
0.347
Medical staff
0.928
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.591
Ecosystem Services
0.437
Projected change of biome distribution
0.576
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.358
Natural capital dependency
0.217
Ecological footprint
0.106
Protected biome
0.364
Engagement in international environmental conventions
1.000
Human Habitat
0.657
Projected change of warm periods
0.385
Projected change of flood hazard
0.714
Urban concentration
0.762
Age dependency ratio
0.510
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.697
Paved roads
0.874
Infrastructure
0.254
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.432
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.031
Dependency on imported energy
0.633
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.053
Electricity access
0.036
Disaster preparedness
0.338