Social readiness

The score of Social readiness captures the social factors that enhance the mobility of investment to be converted to adaptation actions. Indicators include: social inequality, ICT infrastructure, education and innovation.

Country Rankings

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

Scores for 2020

Rank Country Income group Score
1
Republic of Korea
Upper
0.799
2
Monaco
NA
0.788
3
Singapore
Upper
0.748
4
Finland
Upper
0.734
5
Denmark
Upper
0.731
6
Austria
Upper
0.715
7
Germany
Upper
0.707
8
Sweden
Upper
0.676
9
Norway
Upper
0.670
10
Japan
Upper
0.667
11
France
Upper
0.665
12
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Upper middle
0.653
12
San Marino
Upper
0.653
12
United States
Upper
0.653
15
Iceland
Upper
0.628
16
Netherlands
Upper
0.625
17
Switzerland
Upper
0.617
18
Slovenia
Upper
0.616
19
United Kingdom
Upper
0.606
20
Russian Federation
Upper
0.605
21
Australia
Upper
0.597
22
Luxembourg
Upper
0.596
23
Greece
Upper middle
0.585
24
China
Upper middle
0.581
25
Canada
Upper
0.575
26
Italy
Upper
0.571
27
Israel
Upper
0.558
28
Belgium
Upper
0.551
29
Turkey
Upper middle
0.548
30
Barbados
Upper middle
0.537
31
Poland
Upper
0.530
32
Belarus
Upper middle
0.527
33
Iran
Upper middle
0.514
34
Czech Republic
Upper
0.512
35
Liechtenstein
NA
0.508
36
New Zealand
Upper
0.505
37
Ukraine
Lower middle
0.497
38
Dem. People's Rep. of Korea
NA
0.488
39
Portugal
Upper
0.485
40
Kazakhstan
Upper middle
0.482
41
Latvia
Upper
0.481
42
Andorra
NA
0.464
43
Spain
Upper
0.463
44
Hungary
Upper
0.455
45
Ireland
Upper
0.449
45
Romania
Upper
0.449
47
Croatia
Upper
0.445
47
Serbia
Upper middle
0.445
49
Lithuania
Upper
0.440
50
Grenada
Upper middle
0.439
51
Slovakia
Upper
0.438
52
Uruguay
Upper middle
0.437
53
Estonia
Upper
0.436
54
Moldova
Lower middle
0.431
55
Cyprus
Upper
0.427
56
Bulgaria
Upper middle
0.425
57
Fiji
Lower middle
0.421
58
Saudi Arabia
Upper
0.420
59
Argentina
Upper middle
0.414
60
Malta
Upper
0.412
61
Montenegro
Upper middle
0.409
62
Chile
Upper middle
0.406
63
Armenia
Upper middle
0.405
64
Albania
Upper middle
0.393
65
Maldives
Upper middle
0.391
66
Palau
Upper middle
0.386
67
Mongolia
Lower middle
0.384
68
Georgia
Upper middle
0.373
68
Timor-Leste
Low
0.373
70
Egypt
Lower middle
0.370
71
Azerbaijan
Upper middle
0.362
72
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Upper middle
0.361
73
Mauritius
Upper middle
0.360
74
Afghanistan
Low
0.355
74
Thailand
Upper middle
0.355
76
United Arab Emirates
Upper
0.349
77
Macedonia
Upper middle
0.343
78
Sao Tome & Principe
Low
0.340
79
Algeria
Lower middle
0.337
80
Kyrgyzstan
Lower middle
0.333
81
Gabon
Upper middle
0.332
82
Venezuela
Upper middle
0.331
83
Malaysia
Upper middle
0.329
83
Sierra Leone
Low
0.329
85
Iraq
Lower middle
0.328
85
St Vincent & Grenadines
Lower middle
0.328
87
Bahrain
Upper
0.327
88
Jordan
Lower middle
0.325
88
Niger
Low
0.325
90
Tunisia
Lower middle
0.322
91
Brazil
Upper middle
0.321
92
Morocco
Lower middle
0.320
92
Syria
NA
0.320
94
Dominican Republic
Upper middle
0.319
94
India
Lower middle
0.319
94
Mali
Low
0.319
97
Peru
Lower middle
0.317
98
Viet Nam
Lower middle
0.316
99
Costa Rica
Upper middle
0.315
100
Kuwait
Upper
0.312
101
Cameroon
Low
0.311
102
Indonesia
Lower middle
0.310
103
Guinea
Low
0.309
104
Mexico
Upper middle
0.305
105
Antigua and Barbuda
Upper middle
0.304
106
Uzbekistan
Lower middle
0.302
107
Senegal
Low
0.301
108
Sri Lanka
Upper middle
0.296
109
Oman
Upper
0.294
110
Lebanon
Lower middle
0.291
111
Guinea-Bissau
Low
0.290
112
Bangladesh
Lower middle
0.289
112
Colombia
Upper middle
0.289
114
Tajikistan
Low
0.287
115
Benin
Low
0.285
115
Brunei Darussalam
Upper
0.285
117
Ecuador
Lower middle
0.284
117
Seychelles
Upper middle
0.284
119
Pakistan
Lower middle
0.281
120
Liberia
Low
0.280
120
Mauritania
Lower middle
0.280
122
Suriname
Upper middle
0.279
123
Qatar
Upper
0.278
124
Cambodia
Low
0.277
124
Philippines
Lower middle
0.277
126
Jamaica
Lower middle
0.274
127
Nepal
Low
0.269
128
Panama
Upper middle
0.267
128
El Salvador
Lower middle
0.267
130
Cuba
NA
0.262
131
Cape Verde
Lower middle
0.261
132
Congo
Low
0.258
132
Saint Lucia
Lower middle
0.258
132
Togo
Low
0.258
135
Laos
Lower middle
0.255
135
Paraguay
Upper middle
0.255
137
Bhutan
Lower middle
0.253
138
Tonga
Lower middle
0.251
139
Libya
Lower middle
0.247
140
Bahamas
Upper
0.245
141
Yemen
Low
0.244
142
Burundi
NA
0.243
143
Gambia
Low
0.240
143
Sudan
Low
0.240
145
Ethiopia
Low
0.238
146
Bolivia
Lower middle
0.237
147
Myanmar
Lower middle
0.235
148
Turkmenistan
Upper middle
0.231
149
Tanzania
Low
0.229
150
Ghana
Lower middle
0.228
150
Swaziland
Lower middle
0.228
152
Djibouti
Lower middle
0.221
153
Chad
Low
0.218
154
Trinidad & Tobago
Upper middle
0.217
155
Burkina Faso
Low
0.214
156
Botswana
Upper middle
0.213
157
Belize
Lower middle
0.212
157
Guatemala
Lower middle
0.212
159
Nicaragua
Lower middle
0.211
160
Guyana
Upper middle
0.210
161
South Africa
Upper middle
0.207
162
Nigeria
Lower middle
0.205
163
Madagascar
Low
0.202
164
Côte d'Ivoire
Lower middle
0.201
165
Angola
Lower middle
0.200
165
Namibia
Lower middle
0.200
167
Kenya
Low
0.196
168
Marshall Islands
Low
0.192
168
Uganda
Low
0.192
170
Honduras
Lower middle
0.187
170
Rwanda
Low
0.187
172
Dem. Rep. of the Congo
Low
0.181
173
Mozambique
Low
0.180
174
Micronesia
Low
0.178
175
Comoros
Low
0.175
175
Vanuatu
Low
0.175
177
Central African Rep.
Low
0.174
178
Haiti
Low
0.172
179
Malawi
Low
0.168
180
Lesotho
Low
0.159
181
Samoa
Lower middle
0.158
182
Equatorial Guinea
Upper middle
0.156
183
Papua New Guinea
Low
0.155
184
Zambia
Low
0.150
185
Eritrea
Low
0.133
186
Zimbabwe
Low
0.131
 
Tuvalu*
Low
-
 
Somalia*
Low
-
 
Solomon Islands*
Low
-
 
Nauru*
Upper middle
-
 
Kiribati*
Low
-
 
Dominica*
Lower middle
-
* Data unavailable to determine country ranking.