Poland

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 31,342.97 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 37,978,548 HDI (2018): 0.87
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 26
Score: 62.4
Vulnerability 0.323
Readiness 0.571

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 14th least vulnerable country and the 32nd 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
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31
30
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32
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33
34
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37
34
31
28
29
27
26
26
26
27
26
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.323
Food
0.213
Projected change of cereal yields
0
Projected population change
0.059
Food import dependency
0.128
Rural population
0.430
Agriculture capacity
0.661
Child malnutrition
0
Water
0.347
Projected change of annual runoff
0.418
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.291
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.266
Water dependency ratio
0.114
Dam capacity
0.982
Access to reliable drinking water
0.009
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
0.006
Slum population
0
Medical staff
0.771
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.070
Ecosystem Services
0.360
Projected change of biome distribution
0.718
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.412
Natural capital dependency
0.117
Ecological footprint
0.320
Protected biome
0.252
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.344
Human Habitat
0.446
Projected change of warm periods
0.070
Projected change of flood hazard
0.781
Urban concentration
0.570
Age dependency ratio
0.477
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.459
Paved roads
0.323
Infrastructure
0.309
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.441
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.102
Dependency on imported energy
0.772
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.100
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.438