Viet Nam

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 7,434.68 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 95,540,395 HDI (2018): 0.69
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 98
Score: 47.0
Vulnerability 0.480
Readiness 0.420

The high vulnerability score and high readiness score of Viet Nam places it in the upper-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. It is on the road to responding effectively to climate change, but the adaptation needs and urgency to act are greater. Viet Nam is the 58th most vulnerable country and the 85th 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
109
108
110
110
107
104
105
107
111
110
106
105
105
106
109
111
106
105
105
104
104
98
99
98
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.480
Food
0.473
Projected change of cereal yields
0.959
Projected population change
0.198
Food import dependency
0.123
Rural population
0.691
Agriculture capacity
0.620
Child malnutrition
0.246
Water
0.475
Projected change of annual runoff
0.434
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.291
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.130
Water dependency ratio
0.594
Dam capacity
0.927
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.385
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.091
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.660
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.088
Slum population
0.148
Medical staff
0.938
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.552
Projected change of biome distribution
0.353
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.768
Natural capital dependency
0.599
Ecological footprint
0.247
Protected biome
0.558
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.789
Human Habitat
0.429
Projected change of warm periods
0.156
Projected change of flood hazard
0.644
Urban concentration
0.309
Age dependency ratio
0.423
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.510
Paved roads
0.528
Infrastructure
0.564
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.336
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
1.000
Dependency on imported energy
0.632
Population living under 5m above sea level
1.000
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.413