Thailand

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 19,017.74 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 69,428,524 HDI (2018): 0.77
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 62
Score: 52.8
Vulnerability 0.425
Readiness 0.482

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Thailand places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Thailand is well positioned to adapt. Thailand is the 88th least vulnerable country and the 62nd 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
58
59
56
55
55
53
56
58
61
65
61
65
69
70
67
68
66
65
66
65
67
64
64
62
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.425
Food
0.432
Projected change of cereal yields
0.969
Projected population change
0.094
Food import dependency
0.095
Rural population
0.539
Agriculture capacity
0.685
Child malnutrition
0.208
Water
0.445
Projected change of annual runoff
0.495
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.299
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.183
Water dependency ratio
0.488
Dam capacity
0.761
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.426
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.303
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.665
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.016
Slum population
0.252
Medical staff
0.895
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.478
Projected change of biome distribution
0.553
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.557
Natural capital dependency
0.389
Ecological footprint
0.258
Protected biome
0.410
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.704
Human Habitat
0.378
Projected change of warm periods
0.234
Projected change of flood hazard
0.687
Urban concentration
0.461
Age dependency ratio
0.387
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.477
Paved roads
0.025
Infrastructure
0.391
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.419
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.217
Dependency on imported energy
0.813
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.594
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.300