Qatar

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 126,597.64 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 2,781,677 HDI (2018): 0.85
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 48
Score: 56.1
Vulnerability 0.385
Readiness 0.507

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Qatar places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Qatar is well positioned to adapt. Qatar is the 52nd least vulnerable country and the 53rd 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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45
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46
48
48
48
48
46
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48
45
45
49
48
46
48
48
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.385
Food
0.380
Projected change of cereal yields
0.614
Projected population change
0.413
Food import dependency
0.165
Rural population
0.009
Agriculture capacity
0.999
Child malnutrition
0.081
Water
0.215
Projected change of annual runoff
0
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0
Fresh water withdrawal rate
1.000
Water dependency ratio
0.034
Dam capacity
-
Access to reliable drinking water
0.040
Health
0.329
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.212
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.735
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.041
Ecosystem Services
0.588
Projected change of biome distribution
0.447
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.296
Natural capital dependency
-
Ecological footprint
0.938
Protected biome
0.404
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.854
Human Habitat
0.397
Projected change of warm periods
0.260
Projected change of flood hazard
0.580
Urban concentration
0.991
Age dependency ratio
0.033
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.415
Paved roads
0.101
Infrastructure
0.404
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.437
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.846
Dependency on imported energy
0
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.737
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
-