Portugal

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 33,041.18 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 10,281,762 HDI (2018): 0.85
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 24
Score: 63.0
Vulnerability 0.341
Readiness 0.601

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Portugal places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Portugal is well positioned to adapt. Portugal is the 22nd least vulnerable country and the 28th 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
31
29
29
29
29
29
29
30
29
29
30
33
32
28
28
27
27
26
25
25
24
25
24
24
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.341
Food
0.336
Projected change of cereal yields
0.761
Projected population change
0.052
Food import dependency
0.222
Rural population
0.375
Agriculture capacity
0.608
Child malnutrition
0
Water
0.307
Projected change of annual runoff
0.213
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.171
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.166
Water dependency ratio
0.509
Dam capacity
0.736
Access to reliable drinking water
0.049
Health
0.262
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.030
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0
Slum population
0
Medical staff
0.726
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.158
Ecosystem Services
0.407
Projected change of biome distribution
0.612
Projected change of marine biodiversity
1.000
Natural capital dependency
0.028
Ecological footprint
0.342
Protected biome
0.153
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.308
Human Habitat
0.404
Projected change of warm periods
0.076
Projected change of flood hazard
0.586
Urban concentration
0.625
Age dependency ratio
0.548
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.449
Paved roads
0.141
Infrastructure
0.331
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.506
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.057
Dependency on imported energy
0.926
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.208
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.288