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Sao Tome and Principe

Location

  • Geographical region: Africa
  • SDG region: Sub-Saharan Africa

Area

  • Total area: 960 km2
  • Land used by sector : 51 % agriculture, 56 % forest and -7 % other

Population

  • Total: 211,028 people
  • Population density : 220 people per km2
  • Geographical distribution : 73 % lives in urban areas and 27 % lives in rural areas

Economy

  • GDP: 640,130,854 USD per year
  • GDP per capita: 3,033 USD per year
  • Value added by sector : 11 % from agriculture, 72 % from services and 15 % from industry

Data provider: World Bank

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SDG 6 snapshot in Sao Tome And Principe

  • Drinking water

    --- % of the population in Sao Tome And Principe use a safely managed drinking water service (SDG indicator 6.1.1, 2017)
  • Sanitation

    --- % of the population in Sao Tome And Principe use a safely managed sanitation service (SDG indicator 6.2.1a, 2017)
  • Hygiene

    41 % of the population in Sao Tome And Principe have access to a basic handwashing facility (SDG indicator 6.2.1b, 2017)
  • Wastewater

    --- % of the household wastewater in Sao Tome And Principe are safely treated (SDG indicator 6.3.1, 2015)
  • Water quality

    --- % of water bodies covered by reporting in Sao Tome And Principe have a good ambient water quality (SDG indicator 6.3.2, 2017)
  • Efficiency

    --- $/m<sup>3</sup> is the value added from the use of water by people and the economy in Sao Tome And Principe (SDG indicator 6.4.1 on water-use efficiency, 2015)
  • Water stress

    2 % of the renewable water resources in Sao Tome And Principe are being withdrawn, after taking into account environmental flow requirements (SDG indicator 6.4.2 on level of water stress, 2017)
  • Water management

    23 % is the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) in Sao Tome And Principe (SDG indicator 6.5.1, 2017)
  • Transboundary

    n/a of transboundary basin area in Sao Tome And Principe have an operational agreement for water cooperation (SDG indicator 6.5.2, 2017)
  • Ecosystems

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

    8 m$ is the amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance disbursed to Sao Tome And Principe in 2018 (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 Sao Tome And Principe, progress over time

6.1.1 Proportion of population using drinking water services in Sao Tome And Principe, by service level and by location (2017)

Sanitation and hygiene

6.2.1a Proportion of population using sanitation services in Sao Tome And Principe, progress over time

6.2.1a Proportion of population using sanitation services in Sao Tome And Principe, by service level and by location (2017)

6.2.1b Proportion of population with handwashing facilities with soap and water at home in Sao Tome And Principe, by service level and by location (2017)

Water quality and wastewater

6.3.1 Proportion of household wastewater treated in Sao Tome And Principe (2015), compared to other countries in the region

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater treated in Sao Tome And Principe, by stream ()

6.3.2 Proportion of water bodies with good water quality in Sao Tome And Principe (2017), compared to other countries in the region

Water use and scarcity

Water resources and withdrawal in Sao Tome And Principe, per capita and by source

Long-term average annual precipitation in depth: 3,200 (mm/year) (2017)

Renewable water resources: 10,671 m3 per capita (2017)

Water withdrawal: 200 m3 per capita (2016)

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

6.4.2 Level of water stress in Sao Tome And Principe, change over time, compared to countries in the same region

Water withdrawal by sector in Sao Tome And Principe, as a percentage of total water withdrawal (2016)

6.4.1 Water use efficiency (USD/m3) in Sao Tome And Principe, 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 Sao Tome And Principe, score by dimension (2017)

6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation (%) in Sao Tome And Principe, by component (2017)

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 Sao Tome And Principe, 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 2017 USD) to Sao Tome And Principe, by sub-sector, in (2018)

Annual expenditure for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Sao Tome And Principe (million 2014 USD), by source (())

Stakeholder participation

6.b.1 Existence of procedures defined in law or policy for participation of local communities in water and sanitation planning in Sao Tome And Principe ()