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Saint Kitts and Nevis

Location

  • Geographical region: Latin America and the Caribbean, Americas
  • SDG region: SDG Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Small Island Developing States

Land

  • Total area: --- km2
  • Land area: 260 km(2018)
  • Land use by sector: 23% agriculture, 42% forest and 35% other (2016)

People

  • Total population: 52,441 people (2018)
  • Population density: 202 people per km2 (2018)  
  • Urbanisation: 31% lives in urban areas and 69% lives in rural areas (2018)  

Economy

  • Total GDP: 1,483,795,618 USD per year (2018)
  • GDP per capita: 28,295 USD per year (2018)
  • Value added by sector: 1% from agriculture, 64% from services and 24% from industry (2018)
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SDG 6 snapshot in Saint Kitts And Nevis

  • Drinking water

    --- % of the population in Saint Kitts And Nevis uses a safely managed drinking water service (SDG indicator 6.1.1, 2020)
  • Sanitation

    --- % of the population in Saint Kitts And Nevis uses a safely managed sanitation service (SDG indicator 6.2.1a, 2020)
  • Hygiene

    --- % of the population in Saint Kitts And Nevis has a handwashing facility with soap and water available at home (SDG indicator 6.2.1b, 2020)
  • Wastewater

    --- % of domestic wastewater in Saint Kitts And Nevis is safely treated (SDG indicator 6.3.1, 2020)
  • Water quality

    --- % of monitored water bodies in Saint Kitts And Nevis has good ambient water quality (SDG indicator 6.3.2, 2020)
  • Efficiency

    --- $/m<sup>3</sup> is the value added from the use of water by people and the economy in Saint Kitts And Nevis (SDG indicator 6.4.1, 2019)
  • Water stress

    51 % of the renewable water resources in Saint Kitts And Nevis is being withdrawn, after taking into account environmental flow requirements (SDG indicator 6.4.2, 2019)
  • Water management

    23 % is the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management in Saint Kitts And Nevis (SDG indicator 6.5.1, 2020) 
  • Transboundary

    n/a of transboundary basin area has an operational arrangement for water cooperation (SDG indicator 6.5.2, 2020)
  • Ecosystems

    0 % of the water basins in Saint Kitts And Nevis is experiencing rapid changes in the area covered by surface waters (SDG 6 indicator 6.6.1, 2020)
  • Cooperation

    n/a is the amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance received by Saint Kitts And Nevis in 2011 (SDG indicator 6.a.1)
  • Participation

    --- is the number of sub-sectors (out of 6) with a high level of participation by communities in Saint Kitts And Nevis (SDG indicator 6.b.1, 2019)

Drinking water

6.1.1 Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services in Saint Kitts And Nevis, progress over time

6.1.1 Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services in Saint Kitts And Nevis, by service level and location (2017)

Sanitation and hygiene

6.2.1a Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services in Saint Kitts And Nevis, progress over time

6.2.1a Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services in Saint Kitts And Nevis, by service level and location (2017)

6.2.1b Proportion of population with a handwashing facility with soap and water available at home in Saint Kitts And Nevis, by service level and location (2017)

Water quality and wastewater

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater flow (safely) treated > Domestic in Saint Kitts and Nevis (2020), compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater flow (safely) treated in Saint Kitts and Nevis, by source

6.3.2 Level 1 Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality in Saint Kitts and Nevis (2020 - 2020), compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

Water use and scarcity

Water resources and withdrawal in Saint Kitts and Nevis, total and per capita

Long-term average annual precipitation in depth: 1,427 (mm/year) (2019)

Renewable water resources: 434 m3 per capita (2017)

Water withdrawal: 297 m3 per capita (2012)

Environmental flow requirements: % of the renewable water resources ()

6.4.2 Level of water stress: freshwater withdrawal as a proportion of available freshwater resources in Saint Kitts and Nevis, change over time, compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

6.4.1 Change in water-use efficiency over time in Saint Kitts and Nevis, by sector (2019)

Water-use efficiency for ‘Agriculture, forestry and fishing’ only takes into account the proportion of gross value added that comes from irrigated agriculture, since that activity is associated with water withdrawal (other activities are rain-fed).

6.4.1 Change in water-use efficiency over time in Saint Kitts and Nevis, progress over time, compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

Water resources management

6.5.1 Degree of integrated water resources management implementation (0-100) in Saint Kitts And Nevis, progress over time, by dimension

Very low (0-10) – Low (11-30) – Medium-low (31-50) – Medium-high (51-70) – High (71-90) – Very high (91-100)

6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation in Saint Kitts And Nevis, progress over time, by component

Very low (0-10) – Low (11-30) – Medium-low (31-50) – Medium-high (51-70) – High (71-90) – Very high (91-100)

International cooperation and capacity-building

Annual expenditure for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Saint Kitts And Nevis, by funding source

Community participation

6.b.1 Procedures in law or policy for participation by users/communities and level of participation in Saint Kitts and Nevis ()

6.b.1 Level of participation by users/communities in Saint Kitts and Nevis, progress over time, by sub-sector