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Saint Lucia

Location

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

Area

  • Total area: 610 km2
  • Land use by sector: 17 % agriculture, 33 % forest and 50 % other

Population

  • Total: 182,790 people
  • Population density: 300 people per km2
  • Geographical distribution: 19 % lives in urban areas and 81 % lives in rural areas

Economy

  • GDP: 2,823,880,207 USD per year
  • GDP per capita: 15,449 USD per year
  • Value added by sector: 2 % from agriculture, 75 % from services and 12 % from industry
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SDG 6 snapshot in Saint Lucia

  • Drinking water

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

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

    87 % of the population in Saint Lucia have access to a basic handwashing facility (SDG indicator 6.2.1b, 2016)
  • Wastewater

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

    --- % of water bodies covered by reporting in Saint Lucia 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 Lucia (SDG indicator 6.4.1 on water-use efficiency, 2018)
  • Water stress

    14 % of the renewable water resources in Saint Lucia are being withdrawn, after taking into account environmental flow requirements (SDG indicator 6.4.2 on level of water stress, 2018)
  • Water management

    40 % is the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) in Saint Lucia (SDG indicator 6.5.1, 2020)
  • Transboundary

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

    -9.9 % is the change in spatial extent of water-related ecosystems in Saint Lucia in 2016 (compared to the baseline year period of 2001–2005), based on earth observation data (SDG indicator 6.6.1)
  • Cooperation

    0 m$ is the amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance disbursed to Saint Lucia 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 Lucia, progress over time

6.1.1 Proportion of population using drinking water services in Saint Lucia, by service level and by location(2020)

Sanitation and hygiene

6.2.1a Proportion of population using sanitation services in Saint Lucia, progress over time

6.2.1a Proportion of population using sanitation services in Saint Lucia, by service level and by location (2020)

6.2.1b Proportion of population with handwashing facilities with soap and water at home in Saint Lucia, by service level and by location (2020)

Water quality and wastewater

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

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater treated in Saint Lucia, by stream ()

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

Water use and scarcity

Water resources and withdrawal in Saint Lucia, per capita and by source

Long-term average annual precipitation in depth: 2,301 (mm/year) (2017)

Renewable water resources: 1,678 m3 per capita (2017)

Water withdrawal: 256 m3 per capita (2007)

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

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

Water withdrawal by sector in Saint Lucia, as a percentage of total water withdrawal (2007)

6.4.1 Water use efficiency (USD/m3) in Saint Lucia, 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 Lucia, score by dimension (2020)

6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation (%) in Saint Lucia, 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

6.a.1 Amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance disbursements (million 2017 USD) to Saint Lucia, over time

Water and sanitation-related official development assistance includes assistance for drinking-water supply, sanitation, wastewater treatment, water resources conservation, development and management, agricultural water resources, flood protection, and hydroelectric power.

6.a.1 Amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance disbursements (million USD) to Saint Lucia, by sub-sector (2019)

Annual expenditure for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Saint Lucia (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 Lucia

6.b.1 Level of participation by users/communities in Saint Lucia, progress over time