Zimbabwe

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 3,024.45 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 14,439,018 HDI (2018): 0.56
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 172
Score: 33.3
Vulnerability 0.535
Readiness 0.201

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Zimbabwe 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. Zimbabwe is the 33rd most vulnerable country and the 5th 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
143
144
143
141
150
157
161
165
166
168
170
169
169
171
173
172
172
172
173
173
173
172
172
172
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.535
Food
0.555
Projected change of cereal yields
0.902
Projected population change
0.440
Food import dependency
0.183
Rural population
0.731
Agriculture capacity
0.950
Child malnutrition
0.123
Water
0.303
Projected change of annual runoff
0.440
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.435
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.251
Water dependency ratio
0.387
Dam capacity
0
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.724
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
0.290
Medical staff
0.967
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.514
Projected change of biome distribution
0.706
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0
Natural capital dependency
0.775
Ecological footprint
0.219
Protected biome
0.548
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.838
Human Habitat
0.578
Projected change of warm periods
0.084
Projected change of flood hazard
0.688
Urban concentration
0.269
Age dependency ratio
0.798
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.813
Paved roads
0.817
Infrastructure
-
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
0.626
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
-
Dependency on imported energy
0.729
Population living under 5m above sea level
-
Electricity access
0.596
Disaster preparedness
-