Venezuela

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 18,102.47 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 28,870,195 HDI (2018): 0.73
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 134
Score: 40.0
Vulnerability 0.383
Readiness 0.184

The low vulnerability score and low readiness score of Venezuela 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. Venezuela is the 50th least vulnerable country and the 4th 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
91
92
92
92
91
96
99
105
110
108
110
107
108
107
112
112
111
114
117
123
123
125
130
134
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.383
Food
0.380
Projected change of cereal yields
0.979
Projected population change
0.250
Food import dependency
0.291
Rural population
0.127
Agriculture capacity
0.476
Child malnutrition
0.158
Water
0.220
Projected change of annual runoff
0.447
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.238
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.024
Water dependency ratio
0.393
Dam capacity
0
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.532
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.303
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.656
Dependency on external resource for health services
0
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.915
Access to improved sanitation facilities
0.787
Ecosystem Services
0.353
Projected change of biome distribution
0.541
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.329
Natural capital dependency
0.190
Ecological footprint
0.185
Protected biome
0.320
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.555
Human Habitat
0.603
Projected change of warm periods
0.281
Projected change of flood hazard
0.520
Urban concentration
0.873
Age dependency ratio
0.536
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.744
Paved roads
0.665
Infrastructure
0.212
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.430
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.087
Dependency on imported energy
0.109
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.143
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.500