Number of deaths due to the world's major volcanic eruptions from 1900 to 2013*

 Death toll
Volcanic eruption on Martinique,
(May 8, 1902)
30,000
Volcanic eruption in Colombia,
(November 13, 1985)
21,800
Volcanic eruption in Guatemala
(October 24, 1902)
6,000
Volcano eruption in Indonesia
(1909)
5,500
Volcano eruption in Indonesia
(May 1919)
5,000
Volcanic eruption in Guatemala
(1929)
5,000
Volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea
(January 15, 1951)
3,000
Volcanic eruption in Cameroon
(August 24, 1986)
1,746
Volcano eruption in Indonesia
(January 3, 1963)
1,584
Volcanic eruption on St. Vincentund the Grenadines
(May 7, 1902)
1,565
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The statistic presents the death toll in individual countries due to the world's major volcanic eruptions from 1900 to 2013*. The volcanic eruption in Cameroon on August 24, 1986 claimed a total of 1,746 deaths.

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