Syria

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): - Population (2018): 16,906,283 HDI (2018): 0.55
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 146
Score: 38.5
Vulnerability 0.457
Readiness 0.226

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Syria 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. Syria is the 73rd most vulnerable country and the 12th 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
97
97
97
99
98
98
93
92
97
99
108
111
111
113
107
107
115
122
126
133
134
139
144
146
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.457
Food
0.529
Projected change of cereal yields
0.651
Projected population change
0.317
Food import dependency
0.333
Rural population
0.494
Agriculture capacity
0.937
Child malnutrition
0.442
Water
0.574
Projected change of annual runoff
0.249
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.133
Fresh water withdrawal rate
1.000
Water dependency ratio
0.724
Dam capacity
0.762
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.395
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.212
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.023
Slum population
0.157
Medical staff
0.926
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.481
Projected change of biome distribution
0.682
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.416
Natural capital dependency
0.327
Ecological footprint
0.230
Protected biome
0.445
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.785
Human Habitat
0.455
Projected change of warm periods
0.092
Projected change of flood hazard
0.581
Urban concentration
0.506
Age dependency ratio
0.561
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.638
Paved roads
0.354
Infrastructure
0.307
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.472
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0
Dependency on imported energy
0.833
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.008
Electricity access
0.104
Disaster preparedness
0.425