Suriname

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 15,497.89 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 575,991 HDI (2018): 0.72
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 100
Score: 46.8
Vulnerability 0.398
Readiness 0.335

The low vulnerability score and low readiness score of Suriname places it in the lower-left quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Relative to other countries, its current vulnerabilities are manageable but improvements in readiness will help it better adapt to future challenges. Suriname is the 64th least vulnerable country and the 62nd 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
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98
95
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99
97
100
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.398
Food
0.467
Projected change of cereal yields
0.964
Projected population change
0.179
Food import dependency
0.208
Rural population
0.366
Agriculture capacity
0.896
Child malnutrition
0.192
Water
0.102
Projected change of annual runoff
0.336
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.167
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.009
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
0
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.393
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.303
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.657
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.050
Slum population
0.061
Medical staff
0.894
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.430
Projected change of biome distribution
0.565
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.347
Natural capital dependency
-
Ecological footprint
0
Protected biome
0.423
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.818
Human Habitat
0.565
Projected change of warm periods
0.352
Projected change of flood hazard
0.580
Urban concentration
0.634
Age dependency ratio
0.515
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
-
Paved roads
0.744
Infrastructure
0.431
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.150
Dependency on imported energy
0.540
Population living under 5m above sea level
1.000
Electricity access
0.032
Disaster preparedness
-