Poland

GDP (PPP) per capita (2020): 34,286.99 Int. Dollar Population (2020): 37,899,070 HDI (2020): 0.88
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 28
Score: 61.0
Vulnerability 0.327
Readiness 0.546

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Poland places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Poland is well positioned to adapt. Poland is the 161st most vulnerable country and the 38th 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 19 20
Ranking
29
28
27
27
27
30
31
31
32
34
38
41
40
38
34
34
32
30
29
26
26
26
27
27
27
28
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 2001 to 2020 Score
Vulnerability
0.327
Food
0.244
Projected change of cereal yields
0
Projected population change
0.059
Food import dependency
0.145
Rural population
0.431
Agriculture capacity
0.830
Child malnutrition
0
Water
0.330
Projected change of annual runoff
0.418
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.291
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.159
Water dependency ratio
0.114
Dam capacity
0.981
Access to reliable drinking water
0.017
Health
0.261
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.061
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.002
Slum population
0
Medical staff
0.751
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.097
Ecosystem Services
0.364
Projected change of biome distribution
0.718
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.412
Natural capital dependency
0.119
Ecological footprint
0.338
Protected biome
0.252
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.344
Human Habitat
0.452
Projected change of warm periods
0.070
Projected change of flood hazard
0.781
Urban concentration
0.569
Age dependency ratio
0.512
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.459
Paved roads
0.323
Infrastructure
0.308
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.441
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.102
Dependency on imported energy
0.767
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.101
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.438