Seychelles

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 30,503.19 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 96,762 HDI (2018): 0.80
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 84
Score: 48.7
Vulnerability 0.496
Readiness 0.470

The high vulnerability score and high readiness score of Seychelles 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. Seychelles is the 55th most vulnerable country and the 67th 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
75
72
75
76
75
74
75
78
76
85
79
83
85
86
91
90
91
92
90
92
88
90
84
84
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.496
Food
0.507
Projected change of cereal yields
0.890
Projected population change
0.131
Food import dependency
0.438
Rural population
0.467
Agriculture capacity
0.949
Child malnutrition
0.165
Water
-
Projected change of annual runoff
-
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
-
Fresh water withdrawal rate
-
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
-
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.504
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.333
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.143
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.882
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.479
Projected change of biome distribution
-
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.677
Natural capital dependency
0.023
Ecological footprint
-
Protected biome
0.472
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.745
Human Habitat
0.415
Projected change of warm periods
0.399
Projected change of flood hazard
0.666
Urban concentration
0.533
Age dependency ratio
0.443
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
-
Paved roads
0.035
Infrastructure
0.577
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
1.000
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.956
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.350