Singapore

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 101,352.58 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 5,638,676 HDI (2018): 0.94
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 7
Score: 71.4
Vulnerability 0.401
Readiness 0.829

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Singapore places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Singapore is well positioned to adapt. Singapore is the 67th least vulnerable country and the 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
18
18
18
17
16
15
13
13
12
13
13
13
13
13
13
12
11
12
9
9
9
9
7
7
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.401
Food
0.389
Projected change of cereal yields
0.924
Projected population change
0.217
Food import dependency
0.055
Rural population
0
Agriculture capacity
1.000
Child malnutrition
0.138
Water
0.437
Projected change of annual runoff
0.751
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
-
Fresh water withdrawal rate
-
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
0.997
Access to reliable drinking water
0
Health
0.278
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.731
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0
Ecosystem Services
0.334
Projected change of biome distribution
-
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.183
Natural capital dependency
0
Ecological footprint
0.511
Protected biome
0.174
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.802
Human Habitat
0.452
Projected change of warm periods
0.639
Projected change of flood hazard
0.575
Urban concentration
1.000
Age dependency ratio
0.255
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.241
Paved roads
0
Infrastructure
0.514
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.437
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
1.000
Dependency on imported energy
0.993
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.594
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.063