Senegal

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 3,775.87 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 15,854,360 HDI (2018): 0.51
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 128
Score: 40.9
Vulnerability 0.533
Readiness 0.352

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Senegal places it in the upper-left quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. It has both a great need for investment and innovations to improve readiness and a great urgency for action. Senegal is the 36th most vulnerable country and the 72nd 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
147
149
150
150
147
147
143
141
144
143
141
148
145
147
135
140
141
138
139
136
135
131
131
128
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.533
Food
0.628
Projected change of cereal yields
0.982
Projected population change
0.616
Food import dependency
0.333
Rural population
0.569
Agriculture capacity
0.991
Child malnutrition
0.277
Water
0.455
Projected change of annual runoff
0.482
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.380
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.080
Water dependency ratio
0.338
Dam capacity
0.996
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.667
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.333
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.882
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.684
Slum population
0.303
Medical staff
0.991
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.811
Ecosystem Services
0.406
Projected change of biome distribution
0.600
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.343
Natural capital dependency
0.242
Ecological footprint
0.196
Protected biome
0.488
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.567
Human Habitat
0.563
Projected change of warm periods
0.325
Projected change of flood hazard
0.442
Urban concentration
0.431
Age dependency ratio
0.818
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.713
Paved roads
0.650
Infrastructure
0.479
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.436
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.314
Dependency on imported energy
0.849
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.578
Electricity access
0.383
Disaster preparedness
0.313