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for Kiribati

The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) recommended Kiribati for graduation in 2018. ECOSOC deferred its consideration of that recommendation to 2024.

Reports and resolutions

Kiribati was recommended for graduation having met the income and human assets index thresholds. * Data from the 2018 triennial review.  Data for the 2021 review will be published soon.

Gross national income (GNI) per capita*

Value: $ 2,986


Inclusion: $ 1,025
Graduation: $ 1,230
Income-only: $ 2,460

Human assets index (HAI)*

Value: 84


Inclusion: 62 or below
Graduation: 66 or above

HAI indicators*

Under-five mortality rate
Value: 54.3
Index: 73.2
Source: UN IAG for Child Mortality Estimation
Gross secondary school enrolment ratio
Value: 87.1
Index: 85.7
Source: UNESCO
Percentage of population undernourished
Value: 3.3
Index: 100.0
Source: FAO
Adult literacy rate
Value: 79.6
Index: 72.8
Source: Kiribati 2015 Census
Maternal mortality rate
Value: 90
Index: 92.9
Source: UN IAG for Maternal Mortality

Economic vulnerability index (EVI)*

Value: 73.7


Inclusion: 36 or above
Graduation: 32 or below

EVI indicators*

Value: 114,395
Index: 100.0
Source: UN/DESA, Population Division
Share of population in low elevated coastal zones
Value: 95.2
Index: 100.0
Source: CIESIN
Value: 76.4
Index: 83.0
Source: CDP
Instability of exports of goods and services
Value: 16.6
Index: 38.5
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division
Merchandise export concentration
Value: 0.87
Index: 90.7
Source: UNCTAD
Victims of natural disasters
Value: 5.143
Index: 91.3
Source: EM-DAT
Share of agriculture, forestry and fishing in GDP
Value: 23.4
Index: 37.9
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division
Instability of agricultural production
Value: 15.2
Index: 73.9
Source: FAO