Sweden

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 52,725.22 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 10,183,175 HDI (2018): 0.94
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 5
Score: 72.6
Vulnerability 0.301
Readiness 0.754

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Sweden places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Sweden is well positioned to adapt. Sweden is the 7th least vulnerable country and the 6th 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
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
5
5
6
4
4
5
6
6
6
4
4
5
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.301
Food
0.237
Projected change of cereal yields
0
Projected population change
0.181
Food import dependency
0.162
Rural population
0.135
Agriculture capacity
0.945
Child malnutrition
0
Water
0.194
Projected change of annual runoff
0.612
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.377
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.022
Water dependency ratio
0.017
Dam capacity
0.136
Access to reliable drinking water
0.001
Health
0.213
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.030
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0
Slum population
0
Medical staff
0.520
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.068
Ecosystem Services
0.348
Projected change of biome distribution
0.800
Projected change of marine biodiversity
1.000
Natural capital dependency
0.050
Ecological footprint
0.011
Protected biome
0.129
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.097
Human Habitat
0.568
Projected change of warm periods
0.129
Projected change of flood hazard
0.837
Urban concentration
0.865
Age dependency ratio
0.605
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.195
Paved roads
0.774
Infrastructure
0.249
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.222
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.074
Dependency on imported energy
0.759
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.215
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.226