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Economic and environmental vulnerability index is a composite index of two subindices:an economic vulnerability index and an environmental vulnerability index. The economic vulnerability sub-index is made up of four indicators:

  1. Share of agriculture, forestry and fishing in GDP;
  2. Remoteness and landlockedness;
  3. Merchandise export concentration; and
  4. Instability of exports of goods and services.

The environmental vulnerability sub-index is also made up of four indicators:

  1. Share of population in low elevated coastal zones;
  2. Share of population living in drylands;
  3. Instability of agricultural production; and
  4. Victims of disasters.