Saint Kitts and Nevis

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 31,831.31 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 52,441 HDI (2018): 0.78
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 53
Score: 55.3
Vulnerability 0.453
Readiness 0.559

The high vulnerability score and high readiness score of Saint Kitts and Nevis places it in the upper-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. It is on the road to responding effectively to climate change, but the adaptation needs and urgency to act are greater. Saint Kitts and Nevis is the 75th most vulnerable country and the 37th most ready country.

ND-GAIN Ranking since 1995

Year 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Ranking
53
53
55
56
56
56
52
50
52
50
47
46
49
49
48
46
46
49
48
51
46
50
50
53
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.453
Food
0.651
Projected change of cereal yields
0.901
Projected population change
0.209
Food import dependency
0.403
Rural population
0.746
Agriculture capacity
0.997
Child malnutrition
-
Water
-
Projected change of annual runoff
-
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.192
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.719
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
-
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.453
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.303
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
0.033
Slum population
-
Medical staff
0.817
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
-
Projected change of biome distribution
-
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.291
Natural capital dependency
0.068
Ecological footprint
-
Protected biome
-
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.834
Human Habitat
0.364
Projected change of warm periods
0.369
Projected change of flood hazard
0.252
Urban concentration
0.254
Age dependency ratio
-
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
-
Paved roads
0.580
Infrastructure
0.343
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.736
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.224
Electricity access
0
Disaster preparedness
0.413