ND-GAIN Country Index

The ND-GAIN Country Index summarizes a country's vulnerability to climate change and other global challenges in combination with its readiness to improve resilience. It aims to help governments, businesses and communities better prioritize investments for a more efficient response to the immediate global challenges ahead.

World wide ranking by ND-GAIN Index, higher scores are better.

Adjust for GDP

Country Rankings

Rank countries by ND-GAIN Country Index, Vulnerability and Readiness.

Scores for 2018

Rank Country Income group Score
1
Norway
Upper
76.7
2
New Zealand
Upper
74.6
3
Finland
Upper
73.7
4
Denmark
Upper
73.0
5
Sweden
Upper
72.6
6
Switzerland
Upper
72.2
7
Singapore
Upper
71.4
8
Austria
Upper
71.1
8
Iceland
Upper
71.1
10
Germany
Upper
71.0
11
United Kingdom
Upper
70.4
12
Luxembourg
Upper
70.3
13
Australia
Upper
69.6
14
Republic of Korea
Upper
69.1
15
Japan
Upper
68.2
16
Netherlands
Upper
68.1
17
France
Upper
68.0
18
Canada
Upper
67.9
19
United States
Upper
67.1
20
Ireland
Upper
65.2
21
Slovenia
Upper
64.6
22
Estonia
Upper
63.8
23
Czech Republic
Upper
63.2
24
Portugal
Upper
63.0
25
Belgium
Upper
62.5
26
Spain
Upper
62.4
26
Poland
Upper
62.4
28
United Arab Emirates
Upper
61.3
29
Chile
Upper middle
61.1
29
Israel
Upper
61.1
31
Lithuania
Upper middle
61.0
32
Italy
Upper
60.3
33
Latvia
Upper middle
60.0
34
Russian Federation
Upper middle
59.4
35
Greece
Upper
59.1
36
Malta
Upper
58.7
37
Slovakia
Upper
58.4
38
Belarus
Upper middle
58.3
38
Cyprus
Upper
58.3
40
Georgia
Lower middle
58.2
41
Grenada
Upper middle
57.7
42
Brunei Darussalam
Upper
57.6
42
Malaysia
Upper middle
57.6
44
Macedonia
Upper middle
57.4
45
Hungary
Upper
57.2
46
Kazakhstan
Upper middle
56.7
47
Mauritius
Upper middle
56.3
48
Qatar
Upper
56.1
49
Bulgaria
Upper middle
55.9
50
Barbados
Upper
55.8
51
Croatia
Upper
55.4
51
Saudi Arabia
Upper
55.4
53
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Upper
55.3
54
Uruguay
Upper middle
55.2
55
Montenegro
Upper middle
55.0
56
Dominica
Upper middle
54.6
57
Armenia
Lower middle
54.5
58
Oman
Upper
54.2
59
Costa Rica
Upper middle
54.1
60
Saint Lucia
Upper middle
54.0
61
China
Upper middle
53.7
62
Thailand
Upper middle
52.8
62
Turkey
Upper middle
52.8
64
Morocco
Lower middle
52.3
64
Tunisia
Upper middle
52.3
66
Romania
Upper middle
52.1
67
Mongolia
Lower middle
52.0
68
Jordan
Upper middle
51.8
68
Serbia
Upper middle
51.8
70
Bahrain
Upper
51.4
70
Ukraine
Lower middle
51.4
72
Panama
Upper middle
51.3
73
Azerbaijan
Upper middle
50.3
73
Kuwait
Upper
50.3
75
Albania
Lower middle
49.9
75
Fiji
Lower middle
49.9
75
Kyrgyzstan
Low
49.9
78
Iran
Upper middle
49.8
79
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Upper middle
49.7
79
Cape Verde
Lower middle
49.7
81
Moldova
Lower middle
49.6
82
Mexico
Upper middle
48.9
83
Peru
Upper middle
48.8
84
Argentina
Upper middle
48.7
84
Bahamas
Upper
48.7
84
Seychelles
Upper middle
48.7
87
Antigua and Barbuda
Upper middle
48.5
87
Jamaica
Upper middle
48.5
89
Colombia
Upper middle
48.4
90
Trinidad & Tobago
Upper
48.1
91
Bhutan
Lower middle
47.7
92
Uzbekistan
Lower middle
47.6
92
South Africa
Upper middle
47.6
94
Botswana
Upper middle
47.5
95
Paraguay
Lower middle
47.4
96
Brazil
Upper middle
47.2
97
Indonesia
Lower middle
47.1
98
Viet Nam
Lower middle
47.0
98
Samoa
Lower middle
47.0
100
Suriname
Upper middle
46.8
101
Dominican Republic
Upper middle
46.7
102
Algeria
Upper middle
46.5
103
Sri Lanka
Lower middle
46.1
104
Namibia
Upper middle
45.4
105
Cuba
Upper middle
45.3
106
El Salvador
Lower middle
45.2
107
Egypt
Lower middle
45.0
108
Ecuador
Upper middle
44.4
109
Ghana
Lower middle
44.3
110
Lebanon
Upper middle
44.0
111
Tajikistan
Low
43.8
111
Timor-Leste
Lower middle
43.8
113
Maldives
Upper middle
43.7
114
Philippines
Lower middle
43.6
115
Guatemala
Lower middle
43.4
116
Rwanda
Low
43.1
117
Djibouti
Lower middle
43.0
117
Gabon
Upper middle
43.0
119
Guyana
Lower middle
42.8
120
Belize
Lower middle
42.6
121
Tonga
Lower middle
42.3
122
India
Lower middle
41.9
123
Nicaragua
Lower middle
41.8
124
Turkmenistan
Upper middle
41.7
125
Solomon Islands
Lower middle
41.6
126
Iraq
Lower middle
41.5
127
Lesotho
Lower middle
41.4
128
Nepal
Low
40.9
128
Senegal
Lower middle
40.9
130
Bolivia
Lower middle
40.5
130
Honduras
Lower middle
40.5
130
Vanuatu
Lower middle
40.5
133
Mauritania
Low
40.2
134
Venezuela
Upper middle
40.0
135
Togo
Low
39.9
136
Zambia
Lower middle
39.6
137
Libya
Upper middle
39.4
137
Sao Tome & Principe
Low
39.4
137
Swaziland
Lower middle
39.4
140
Cambodia
Low
39.3
141
Gambia
Low
39.1
142
Côte d'Ivoire
Lower middle
38.9
142
Laos
Lower middle
38.9
144
Guinea
Low
38.7
145
Cameroon
Lower middle
38.6
146
Syria
Lower middle
38.5
147
Equatorial Guinea
Upper
38.2
148
Tanzania
Low
38.0
149
Papua New Guinea
Lower middle
37.9
150
Benin
Low
37.8
151
Sierra Leone
Low
37.6
152
Kenya
Low
37.5
152
Pakistan
Lower middle
37.5
154
Angola
Upper middle
37.4
154
Mozambique
Low
37.4
156
Comoros
Low
37.1
157
Ethiopia
Low
36.8
157
Micronesia
Lower middle
36.8
159
Burkina Faso
Low
36.2
160
Myanmar
Low
36.1
160
Nigeria
Lower middle
36.1
162
Bangladesh
Low
36.0
163
Congo
Lower middle
35.5
164
Madagascar
Low
35.3
165
Malawi
Low
35.2
166
Uganda
Low
35.0
167
Haiti
Low
34.9
168
Yemen
Lower middle
34.8
169
Burundi
Low
34.4
169
Mali
Low
34.4
171
Liberia
Low
33.5
172
Zimbabwe
Low
33.3
173
Niger
Low
32.5
174
Sudan
Lower middle
32.3
175
Guinea-Bissau
Low
31.6
176
Afghanistan
Low
31.4
177
Dem. Rep. of the Congo
Low
30.8
178
Eritrea
Low
29.5
179
Central African Rep.
Low
27.7
179
Somalia
Low
27.7
181
Chad
Low
27.2
 
Palau*
Upper middle
-
 
Marshall Islands*
Lower middle
-
 
St Vincent & Grenadines*
Upper middle
-
 
Liechtenstein*
Upper
-
 
Kiribati*
Lower middle
-
 
Nauru*
Low
-
 
Dem. People's Rep. of Korea*
Low
-
 
Tuvalu*
Upper middle
-
 
San Marino*
Upper
-
 
Andorra*
Upper
-
 
Monaco*
Upper
-
* Data unavailable to determine country ranking.