Solomon Islands

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 2,409.41 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 652,858 HDI (2018): 0.56
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 125
Score: 41.6
Vulnerability 0.585
Readiness 0.417

The high vulnerability score and high readiness score of Solomon Islands 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. Solomon Islands is the 12th most vulnerable country and the 88th 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
88
84
87
88
104
129
140
142
141
132
124
130
137
136
137
135
132
134
131
134
127
123
123
125
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.585
Food
0.562
Projected change of cereal yields
0.960
Projected population change
0.376
Food import dependency
0.349
Rural population
0.822
Agriculture capacity
-
Child malnutrition
0.304
Water
-
Projected change of annual runoff
-
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.332
Fresh water withdrawal rate
-
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
-
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.693
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.091
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.747
Dependency on external resource for health services
1.000
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.936
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.536
Projected change of biome distribution
0.482
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.592
Natural capital dependency
-
Ecological footprint
0.095
Protected biome
0.714
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.797
Human Habitat
0.646
Projected change of warm periods
0.567
Projected change of flood hazard
0.667
Urban concentration
0.178
Age dependency ratio
0.760
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.715
Paved roads
0.988
Infrastructure
0.486
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.757
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.164
Electricity access
0.371
Disaster preparedness
0.650