Sao Tome & Principe

GDP (PPP) per capita (2019): 4,090.63 Int. Dollar Population (2019): 211,028 HDI (2019): 0.62
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 123
Score: 42.6
Vulnerability 0.513
Readiness 0.364

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 42nd most vulnerable country and the 77th 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 19
Ranking
91
92
97
102
98
100
103
109
106
104
136
138
139
138
140
138
138
129
129
124
121
125
126
123
127
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 2000 to 2019 Score
Vulnerability
0.513
Food
0.370
Projected change of cereal yields
0.877
Projected population change
0.422
Food import dependency
0.464
Rural population
0.293
Agriculture capacity
0
Child malnutrition
0.164
Water
0.299
Projected change of annual runoff
0.222
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.304
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.015
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
0.954
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.741
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
0.879
Medical staff
0.837
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
0.290
Disaster preparedness
-