Biggest natural disasters worldwide by economic damage up to 2018

The 10 biggest natural disasters worldwide by economic damage from 1980 to 2018 (in billion U.S. dollars)

Biggest natural disasters worldwide by economic damage up to 2018 The statistic shows the ten largest natural disasters by economic damage from 1980 to 2018 (in billion U.S. dollars). In 2011, the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan caused an economic damage of 210 billion U.S. dollars.
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The 10 biggest natural disasters worldwide by economic damage from 1980 to 2018 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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Damage in billion U.S. dollars
Earthquake, Tsunami
(Japan, 2011)
210
Hurricane Katrina
(U.S., 2005)
125
Kobe earthquake
(Japan, 1995)
100
Hurricane Harvey
(U.S., 2017)
85
Sichuan earthquake
(China, 2008)
85
Hurricane Sandy
(U.S. / Canada / Caribbean, 2012)
68.5
Hurricane Ima
(U.S. / Caribbean, 2017)
67
Hurricane Maria
(Caribbean, 2017)
63
Northridge Earthquake
(U.S., 1994)
44
Flooding
(Thailand, 2011)
43
Hurricane Ike
(U.S. / Caribbean, 2008)
38
Earthquake
(Japan, 2016)
31
Earthquake, Tsunami
(Chile, 2010)
30
Damage in billion U.S. dollars
Earthquake, Tsunami
(Japan, 2011)
210
Hurricane Katrina
(U.S., 2005)
125
Kobe earthquake
(Japan, 1995)
100
Hurricane Harvey
(U.S., 2017)
85
Sichuan earthquake
(China, 2008)
85
Hurricane Sandy
(U.S. / Canada / Caribbean, 2012)
68.5
Hurricane Ima
(U.S. / Caribbean, 2017)
67
Hurricane Maria
(Caribbean, 2017)
63
Northridge Earthquake
(U.S., 1994)
44
Flooding
(Thailand, 2011)
43
Hurricane Ike
(U.S. / Caribbean, 2008)
38
Earthquake
(Japan, 2016)
31
Earthquake, Tsunami
(Chile, 2010)
30
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The statistic shows the ten largest natural disasters by economic damage from 1980 to 2018 (in billion U.S. dollars). In 2011, the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan caused an economic damage of 210 billion U.S. dollars.
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