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Saint Kitts and Nevis

Location

  • Geographical region: Americas
  • SDG region: Latin America and the Caribbean

Area

  • Total area: 260 km2
  • Land use by sector: 23 % agriculture, 42 % forest and 35 % other

Population

  • Total: 52,834 people
  • Population density: 203 people per km2
  • Geographical distribution: 31 % lives in urban areas and 69 % lives in rural areas

Economy

  • GDP: 1,396,834,734 USD per year
  • GDP per capita: 26,438 USD per year
  • Value added by sector: 1 % from agriculture, 67 % from services and 26 % from industry
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SDG 6 snapshot in Saint Kitts And Nevis

  • Drinking water

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

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

    --- % of the population in Saint Kitts And Nevis have access to a basic handwashing facility (SDG indicator 6.2.1b, 2020)
  • Wastewater

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

    --- % of water bodies covered by reporting in Saint Kitts And Nevis have a 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 on water-use efficiency, 2018)
  • Water stress

    51 % of the renewable water resources in Saint Kitts And Nevis are being withdrawn, after taking into account environmental flow requirements (SDG indicator 6.4.2 on level of water stress, 2018)
  • Water management

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

    n/a of transboundary basin area in Saint Kitts And Nevis have an operational agreement for water cooperation (SDG indicator 6.5.2, 2020)
  • Ecosystems

    -2 % is the change in spatial extent of water-related ecosystems in Saint Kitts And Nevis in 2016 (compared to the baseline year period of 2001–2005), based on earth observation data (SDG indicator 6.6.1)
  • Cooperation

    n/a is the amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance disbursed to Saint Kitts And Nevis in 2019 (SDG indicator 6.a.1)
  • Participation

    --- Stakeholder participation is measured through multiple indicators which are not aggregated into one overall value (SDG indicator 6.b.1)

Drinking water

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

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

Sanitation and hygiene

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

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

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

Water quality and wastewater

6.3.1 Proportion of household wastewater treated in Saint Kitts And Nevis (2020), compared to other countries in the region

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater treated in Saint Kitts And Nevis, by stream ()

6.3.2 Proportion of water bodies with good water quality in Saint Kitts And Nevis (2020-2020), compared to other countries in the region

Water use and scarcity

Water resources and withdrawal in Saint Kitts And Nevis, per capita and by source

Long-term average annual precipitation in depth: 1,427 (mm/year) (2017)

Renewable water resources: 434 m3 per capita (2017)

Water withdrawal: 297 m3 per capita (2012)

Environmental flow requirements: 0 % of the renewable water resources ()

6.4.2 Level of water stress in Saint Kitts And Nevis, change over time, compared to countries in the same region

Water withdrawal by sector in Saint Kitts And Nevis, as a percentage of total water withdrawal (2012)

6.4.1 Water use efficiency (USD/m3) in Saint Kitts And Nevis, progress over time, compared to other countries in the region

Water resources management

6.5.1 Degree of integrated water resources management implementation (0-100) in Saint Kitts And Nevis, score by dimension (2020)

6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation (%) in Saint Kitts And Nevis, by component [Year]

The “overall” SDG 6.5.2 indicator value represents the values for river and lake basins and transboundary aquifers combined. The SDG 6.5.2 indicator value can also be disaggregated into values for transboundary river and lake basins, and transboundary aquifers.

International cooperation and capacity-building

Annual expenditure for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Saint Kitts And Nevis (million USD), by source

Stakeholder 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