Swaziland

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 10,721.64 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 1,136,191 HDI (2018): 0.61
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 137
Score: 39.4
Vulnerability 0.532
Readiness 0.321

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Swaziland 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. Swaziland is the 40th most vulnerable country and the 56th 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
119
119
119
132
124
121
120
118
120
125
120
122
123
126
130
132
136
138
135
136
139
141
136
137
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.532
Food
0.552
Projected change of cereal yields
0.903
Projected population change
0.258
Food import dependency
0.292
Rural population
0.821
Agriculture capacity
0.961
Child malnutrition
0.077
Water
0.446
Projected change of annual runoff
0.209
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.387
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.324
Water dependency ratio
0.415
Dam capacity
0.893
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.679
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.364
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.663
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.718
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.970
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.508
Projected change of biome distribution
0.894
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0
Natural capital dependency
0.536
Ecological footprint
0.241
Protected biome
0.530
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.850
Human Habitat
0.476
Projected change of warm periods
0.072
Projected change of flood hazard
0.709
Urban concentration
0.179
Age dependency ratio
0.717
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
-
Paved roads
0.706
Infrastructure
-
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
-
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
0
Electricity access
0.265
Disaster preparedness
0.825