Natural disasters - continents with the most damage 2017

Share of economic damage caused by natural disasters in 2017, by continent

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Natural disasters - continents with the most damage 2017 This statistic shows the continents with the most damage caused by natural disasters in 2017. Of the toal economic losses as a result of natural disasters worldwide in 2017, 88 percent came from losses in the Americas.
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Share of economic damage caused by natural disasters in 2017, by continent

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Share of damage
Americas88%
Asia9.4%
Europe1.2%
Oceania1%
Africa0.4%
Share of damage
Americas88%
Asia9.4%
Europe1.2%
Oceania1%
Africa0.4%
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the continents with the most damage caused by natural disasters in 2017. Of the toal economic losses as a result of natural disasters worldwide in 2017, 88 percent came from losses in the Americas.
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