Uganda

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 2,033.29 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 42,723,139 HDI (2018): 0.53
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 166
Score: 35.0
Vulnerability 0.585
Readiness 0.284

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Uganda 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. Uganda is the 12th most vulnerable country and the 36th 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
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158
156
161
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166
165
166
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.585
Food
0.635
Projected change of cereal yields
0.963
Projected population change
0.694
Food import dependency
0.195
Rural population
0.821
Agriculture capacity
0.998
Child malnutrition
0.138
Water
0.446
Projected change of annual runoff
0.432
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.388
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.015
Water dependency ratio
0.351
Dam capacity
0.518
Access to reliable drinking water
0.973
Health
0.766
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.364
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
1.000
Dependency on external resource for health services
1.000
Slum population
0.487
Medical staff
0.982
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.511
Projected change of biome distribution
0.529
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0
Natural capital dependency
1.000
Ecological footprint
0.219
Protected biome
0.571
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.749
Human Habitat
0.565
Projected change of warm periods
0.122
Projected change of flood hazard
0.707
Urban concentration
0.179
Age dependency ratio
0.887
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.721
Paved roads
0.776
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
-
Electricity access
0.781
Disaster preparedness
-