Saint Lucia

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 13,886.58 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 181,889 HDI (2018): 0.74
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 60
Score: 54.0
Vulnerability 0.369
Readiness 0.449

The low vulnerability score and high readiness score of Saint Lucia places it in the lower-right quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. Adaptation challenges still exist, but Saint Lucia is well positioned to adapt. Saint Lucia is the 38th least vulnerable country and the 73rd 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
42
41
42
44
42
42
43
46
44
44
40
41
42
42
42
43
43
54
53
55
55
55
56
60
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.369
Food
0.577
Projected change of cereal yields
0.913
Projected population change
0.167
Food import dependency
0.391
Rural population
0.876
Agriculture capacity
0.971
Child malnutrition
0.142
Water
-
Projected change of annual runoff
-
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
-
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.201
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
0.996
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.447
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
0.222
Slum population
0.122
Medical staff
0.931
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.363
Projected change of biome distribution
-
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.317
Natural capital dependency
0.001
Ecological footprint
0.297
Protected biome
-
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.838
Human Habitat
0.239
Projected change of warm periods
0.342
Projected change of flood hazard
0.122
Urban concentration
0.124
Age dependency ratio
0.370
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
-
Paved roads
-
Infrastructure
0.218
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.267
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.093
Electricity access
0.012
Disaster preparedness
0.500