Trinidad & Tobago

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 32,227.85 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 1,389,858 HDI (2018): 0.80
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 90
Score: 48.1
Vulnerability 0.393
Readiness 0.355

The low vulnerability score and low readiness score of Trinidad & Tobago 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. Trinidad & Tobago is the 60th least vulnerable country and the 76th 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
64
67
67
70
69
71
70
72
71
70
72
72
77
76
76
80
84
82
84
86
84
87
88
90
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.393
Food
0.493
Projected change of cereal yields
0.949
Projected population change
0.102
Food import dependency
0.178
Rural population
0.505
Agriculture capacity
0.984
Child malnutrition
0.242
Water
0.353
Projected change of annual runoff
0.622
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.033
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.123
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
0.988
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.370
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.303
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.006
Slum population
0.055
Medical staff
0.826
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.397
Projected change of biome distribution
0.400
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.317
Natural capital dependency
0.014
Ecological footprint
0.567
Protected biome
0.345
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.737
Human Habitat
0.477
Projected change of warm periods
0.396
Projected change of flood hazard
0.362
Urban concentration
0.495
Age dependency ratio
0.441
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.672
Paved roads
0.494
Infrastructure
0.271
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.437
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.272
Dependency on imported energy
0.352
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.167
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.400