Number of people affected by major flood disasters worldwide from 1900 to 2016* (in millions)

People affected by major floods worldwide up to 2016 This statistic presents the number of persons, who were affected by major floods worldwide from 1900 to 2016. Approximately 238,973,000 persons were affected by flood disasters in China on July 1, 1998.
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Number of victims in miilions
China,
(July 1, 1998)
238.97
China,
(June 1, 1991)
210.23
China,
(June 30, 1996)
154.63
China,
(June 23, 2003)
150.15
China,
(May 29, 2010)
134
India,
(July 8, 1993)
128
China,
(May 15, 1995)
114.47
China,
(June 15, 2007)
105
China,
(June 23, 1999)
101.02
China,
(July 14, 1989)
100.01
Number of victims in miilions
China,
(July 1, 1998)
238.97
China,
(June 1, 1991)
210.23
China,
(June 30, 1996)
154.63
China,
(June 23, 2003)
150.15
China,
(May 29, 2010)
134
India,
(July 8, 1993)
128
China,
(May 15, 1995)
114.47
China,
(June 15, 2007)
105
China,
(June 23, 1999)
101.02
China,
(July 14, 1989)
100.01
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This statistic presents the number of persons, who were affected by major floods worldwide from 1900 to 2016. Approximately 238,973,000 persons were affected by flood disasters in China on July 1, 1998.
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Release date
November 2016
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
1900 to 2016
Supplementary notes
* Figures are as of November 17, 2016.

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