Rwanda

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 2,253.52 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 12,301,939 HDI (2018): 0.54
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 116
Score: 43.1
Vulnerability 0.540
Readiness 0.402

The high vulnerability score and high readiness score of Rwanda places it in the upper-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. It is on the road to responding effectively to climate change, but the adaptation needs and urgency to act are greater. Rwanda is the 29th most vulnerable country and the 95th least 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
162
163
167
167
166
166
166
162
157
158
159
154
152
144
139
131
130
129
126
120
119
119
118
116
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.540
Food
0.598
Projected change of cereal yields
0.872
Projected population change
0.435
Food import dependency
0.307
Rural population
0.892
Agriculture capacity
0.996
Child malnutrition
0.085
Water
0.196
Projected change of annual runoff
0.157
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.325
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.016
Water dependency ratio
0.286
Dam capacity
-
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.761
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.364
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
1.000
Dependency on external resource for health services
1.000
Slum population
0.467
Medical staff
0.974
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.569
Projected change of biome distribution
0.706
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0
Natural capital dependency
1.000
Ecological footprint
0.202
Protected biome
0.668
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.838
Human Habitat
0.577
Projected change of warm periods
0.432
Projected change of flood hazard
0.796
Urban concentration
0.108
Age dependency ratio
0.737
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.574
Paved roads
0.817
Infrastructure
-
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
-
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
-
Electricity access
0.660
Disaster preparedness
0.300