Yemen

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 2,570.59 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 28,498,687 HDI (2018): 0.46
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 168
Score: 34.8
Vulnerability 0.549
Readiness 0.245

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Yemen 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. Yemen is the 26th most vulnerable country and the 17th 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
144
144
145
141
142
142
141
140
136
139
138
137
138
140
138
138
142
142
149
155
161
165
166
168
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.549
Food
0.693
Projected change of cereal yields
0.689
Projected population change
0.428
Food import dependency
0.750
Rural population
0.683
Agriculture capacity
0.980
Child malnutrition
0.627
Water
0.399
Projected change of annual runoff
0
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0
Fresh water withdrawal rate
1.000
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
0.995
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.686
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.667
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
1.000
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.212
Slum population
0.578
Medical staff
0.972
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.572
Projected change of biome distribution
0.647
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.541
Natural capital dependency
-
Ecological footprint
0.202
Protected biome
0.675
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.793
Human Habitat
0.612
Projected change of warm periods
0.319
Projected change of flood hazard
0.653
Urban concentration
0.317
Age dependency ratio
0.726
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.738
Paved roads
0.920
Infrastructure
0.334
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.437
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.047
Dependency on imported energy
0.295
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.091
Electricity access
0.208
Disaster preparedness
0.925