Fatalities caused by natural disasters in the U.S. 1900-2016, by disaster type

This statistic shows the number of fatalities that were caused by different types of natural disaster in the United States from 1900 to 2016. Total 16,134 people have been killed as a result of tropical cyclones in the United States from 1900 and 2016. In 2016, the United States were hit by 2 tropical cyclones. The total number of natural disasters occurring on U.S. territory amounted to 91 during that year.

Number of fatalities caused by natural disasters in the United States from 1900 to 2016, by disaster type

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Source

Release date

November 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

1900 to 2016

Supplementary notes

* Figures are as of November 17, 2016.

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