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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Location

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

Area

  • Total area: 390 km2
  • Land use by sector: 26 % agriculture, 69 % forest and 5 % other

Population

  • Total: 110,589 people
  • Population density: 284 people per km2
  • Geographical distribution: 53 % lives in urban areas and 47 % lives in rural areas

Economy

  • GDP: 1,380,723,602 USD per year
  • GDP per capita: 12,485 USD per year
  • Value added by sector: 7 % from agriculture, 63 % from services and 14 % from industry
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SDG 6 snapshot in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines

  • Drinking water

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

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

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

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

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

    8 % of the renewable water resources in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines are being withdrawn, after taking into account environmental flow requirements (SDG indicator 6.4.2 on level of water stress, 2018)
  • Water management

    24 % is the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines (SDG indicator 6.5.1, 2020)
  • Transboundary

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

    -11.3 % is the change in spatial extent of water-related ecosystems in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines 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 Vincent And The Grenadines 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 Vincent And The Grenadines, progress over time

6.1.1 Proportion of population using drinking water services in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, by service level and by location(2018)

Sanitation and hygiene

6.2.1a Proportion of population using sanitation services in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, progress over time

6.2.1a Proportion of population using sanitation services in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, by service level and by location (2018)

6.2.1b Proportion of population with handwashing facilities with soap and water at home in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, by service level and by location (2018)

Water quality and wastewater

6.3.1 Proportion of household wastewater treated in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines (2020), compared to other countries in the region

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater treated in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, by stream ()

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

Water use and scarcity

Water resources and withdrawal in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, per capita and by source

Long-term average annual precipitation in depth: 1,583 (mm/year) (2017)

Renewable water resources: 910 m3 per capita (2017)

Water withdrawal: 77 m3 per capita (2013)

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

6.4.2 Level of water stress in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, change over time, compared to countries in the same region

Water withdrawal by sector in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, as a percentage of total water withdrawal (2013)

6.4.1 Water use efficiency (USD/m3) in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, 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 Vincent And The Grenadines, score by dimension (2020)

6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation (%) in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, 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 Vincent And The Grenadines, 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 Vincent And The Grenadines, by sub-sector (2019)

Annual expenditure for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines (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 Vincent And The Grenadines

6.b.1 Level of participation by users/communities in Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, progress over time