Sao Tome & Principe

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 3,412.56 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 211,028 HDI (2018): 0.61
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 137
Score: 39.4
Vulnerability 0.571
Readiness 0.360

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Sao Tome & Principe places it in the upper-left quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. It has both a great need for investment and innovations to improve readiness and a great urgency for action. Sao Tome & Principe is the 15th most vulnerable country and the 78th least 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
141
141
143
145
139
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149
151
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153
151
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153
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149
151
143
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138
137
141
140
137
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.571
Food
0.368
Projected change of cereal yields
0.877
Projected population change
0.422
Food import dependency
0.465
Rural population
0.293
Agriculture capacity
0
Child malnutrition
0.154
Water
-
Projected change of annual runoff
0.222
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.304
Fresh water withdrawal rate
-
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
-
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.762
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
0.333
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.658
Dependency on external resource for health services
1.000
Slum population
0.888
Medical staff
0.929
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.536
Projected change of biome distribution
-
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.376
Natural capital dependency
-
Ecological footprint
0.230
Protected biome
0.696
Engagement in international environmental conventions
0.842
Human Habitat
0.619
Projected change of warm periods
0.446
Projected change of flood hazard
0.756
Urban concentration
0.707
Age dependency ratio
0.801
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.685
Paved roads
0.323
Infrastructure
-
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.372
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.076
Electricity access
0.275
Disaster preparedness
-