Economic

The score of Economic readiness captures the readiness of a country’s business environment to accept investment that could be applied to adaptation in the form of business formation and maintenance. A simple multi-factor index, Doing Business Index from the World Bank is the measure of economic readiness.

Country Rankings

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

Scores for 2020

Rank Country Income group Score
1
Singapore
Upper
0.774
2
Norway
Upper
0.766
3
Denmark
Upper
0.741
4
Georgia
Upper middle
0.737
5
New Zealand
Upper
0.731
6
United Arab Emirates
Upper
0.711
7
Iceland
Upper
0.701
8
Republic of Korea
Upper
0.696
9
Saudi Arabia
Upper
0.692
10
Russian Federation
Upper
0.683
11
United Kingdom
Upper
0.676
12
Mauritius
Upper middle
0.675
13
Australia
Upper
0.667
14
Bahrain
Upper
0.661
15
Qatar
Upper
0.657
16
Lithuania
Upper
0.656
17
Finland
Upper
0.654
18
Sweden
Upper
0.651
19
Estonia
Upper
0.649
20
Thailand
Upper middle
0.636
21
Oman
Upper
0.635
22
Armenia
Upper middle
0.627
23
Japan
Upper
0.625
24
Somalia
Low
0.623
25
Switzerland
Upper
0.622
26
United States
Upper
0.614
27
Kazakhstan
Upper middle
0.610
28
Malaysia
Upper middle
0.606
29
Netherlands
Upper
0.598
30
Brunei Darussalam
Upper
0.597
31
China
Upper middle
0.595
32
Belarus
Upper middle
0.594
33
Latvia
Upper
0.593
34
Azerbaijan
Upper middle
0.589
35
Canada
Upper
0.577
36
Liechtenstein
NA
0.575
37
France
Upper
0.572
38
Germany
Upper
0.569
39
Luxembourg
Upper
0.567
40
Ireland
Upper
0.564
41
Austria
Upper
0.559
41
Portugal
Upper
0.559
43
Macedonia
Upper middle
0.558
44
Kuwait
Upper
0.546
45
Chile
Upper middle
0.545
46
Rwanda
Low
0.539
47
Tunisia
Lower middle
0.534
48
San Marino
Upper
0.533
49
Uzbekistan
Lower middle
0.527
50
Bhutan
Lower middle
0.518
51
Slovenia
Upper
0.516
52
Morocco
Lower middle
0.515
53
Cyprus
Upper
0.507
54
Belgium
Upper
0.503
55
Mongolia
Lower middle
0.500
56
Spain
Upper
0.499
56
Samoa
Lower middle
0.499
58
Viet Nam
Lower middle
0.491
59
Kyrgyzstan
Lower middle
0.489
60
Turkey
Upper middle
0.487
61
Seychelles
Upper middle
0.479
62
Slovakia
Upper
0.472
63
Montenegro
Upper middle
0.471
63
Poland
Upper
0.471
65
Libya
Lower middle
0.468
66
St Vincent & Grenadines
Lower middle
0.465
67
Saint Lucia
Lower middle
0.463
68
Czech Republic
Upper
0.462
69
Cape Verde
Lower middle
0.459
70
Israel
Upper
0.456
71
Botswana
Upper middle
0.455
72
Maldives
Upper middle
0.454
73
Greece
Upper middle
0.453
74
Tonga
Lower middle
0.448
75
Hungary
Upper
0.447
76
Malta
Upper
0.446
77
Croatia
Upper
0.441
78
Bulgaria
Upper middle
0.436
79
Moldova
Lower middle
0.434
80
Uruguay
Upper middle
0.433
81
Mauritania
Lower middle
0.432
82
Costa Rica
Upper middle
0.428
83
Jamaica
Lower middle
0.427
84
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Upper middle
0.426
84
Togo
Low
0.426
86
Fiji
Lower middle
0.425
87
Antigua and Barbuda
Upper middle
0.424
87
Sri Lanka
Upper middle
0.424
87
Peru
Lower middle
0.424
90
Romania
Upper
0.421
90
Ukraine
Lower middle
0.421
92
Bahamas
Upper
0.418
93
Serbia
Upper middle
0.416
94
Zambia
Low
0.414
95
Barbados
Upper middle
0.409
95
Marshall Islands
Low
0.409
95
Paraguay
Upper middle
0.409
98
Djibouti
Lower middle
0.407
99
Italy
Upper
0.406
100
Mexico
Upper middle
0.402
100
Tajikistan
Low
0.402
102
Indonesia
Lower middle
0.401
103
Dominica
Lower middle
0.397
104
Iraq
Lower middle
0.396
105
Iran
Upper middle
0.394
106
India
Lower middle
0.392
107
Nepal
Low
0.391
108
Colombia
Upper middle
0.389
109
Panama
Upper middle
0.383
110
South Africa
Upper middle
0.382
111
Jordan
Lower middle
0.381
112
Yemen
Low
0.380
113
Palau
Upper middle
0.375
114
Guatemala
Lower middle
0.372
114
Vanuatu
Low
0.372
116
Grenada
Upper middle
0.371
117
Namibia
Lower middle
0.369
118
Timor-Leste
Low
0.366
119
Albania
Upper middle
0.363
120
Comoros
Low
0.358
121
Niger
Low
0.344
122
Pakistan
Lower middle
0.342
123
El Salvador
Lower middle
0.341
124
Belize
Lower middle
0.339
125
Lesotho
Low
0.338
126
Kenya
Low
0.337
127
Ethiopia
Low
0.336
127
Laos
Lower middle
0.336
127
Solomon Islands
Low
0.336
130
Ecuador
Lower middle
0.333
131
Sudan
Low
0.330
132
Philippines
Lower middle
0.325
132
Papua New Guinea
Low
0.325
134
Algeria
Lower middle
0.324
134
Micronesia
Low
0.324
136
Côte d'Ivoire
Lower middle
0.323
137
Ghana
Lower middle
0.321
138
Burundi
NA
0.317
139
Trinidad & Tobago
Upper middle
0.311
140
Guinea
Low
0.308
141
Kiribati
Low
0.307
142
Egypt
Lower middle
0.306
143
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Upper middle
0.304
144
Eritrea
Low
0.302
145
Brazil
Upper middle
0.301
145
Gambia
Low
0.301
147
Myanmar
Lower middle
0.297
147
Uganda
Low
0.297
149
Mozambique
Low
0.295
150
Benin
Low
0.294
151
Equatorial Guinea
Upper middle
0.291
152
Nicaragua
Lower middle
0.290
153
Dominican Republic
Upper middle
0.288
154
Bolivia
Lower middle
0.287
154
Sao Tome & Principe
Low
0.287
156
Lebanon
Lower middle
0.286
157
Argentina
Upper middle
0.285
157
Swaziland
Lower middle
0.285
159
Guyana
Upper middle
0.283
160
Nigeria
Lower middle
0.272
161
Malawi
Low
0.271
161
Tanzania
Low
0.271
163
Senegal
Low
0.265
164
Burkina Faso
Low
0.264
164
Mali
Low
0.264
166
Syria
NA
0.262
167
Suriname
Upper middle
0.261
168
Zimbabwe
Low
0.260
169
Honduras
Lower middle
0.253
170
Angola
Lower middle
0.248
170
Haiti
Low
0.248
172
Madagascar
Low
0.247
173
Guinea-Bissau
Low
0.242
174
Dem. Rep. of the Congo
Low
0.234
175
Sierra Leone
Low
0.223
176
Cambodia
Low
0.219
177
Liberia
Low
0.215
178
Afghanistan
Low
0.214
179
Bangladesh
Lower middle
0.207
180
Gabon
Upper middle
0.188
181
Cameroon
Low
0.186
182
Congo
Low
0.139
183
Venezuela
Upper middle
0.111
184
Chad
Low
0.106
185
Central African Rep.
Low
0.053
 
Cuba*
NA
-
 
Monaco*
NA
-
 
Turkmenistan*
Upper middle
-
 
Dem. People's Rep. of Korea*
NA
-
 
Nauru*
Upper middle
-
 
Andorra*
NA
-
 
Tuvalu*
Low
-
* Data unavailable to determine country ranking.