Major disasters and emergencies experienced by Canadians, by type of event 2014

Number of Canadians who have experienced a major emergency or disaster, by type of event in 2014 (in thousand)

Major disasters and emergencies experienced by Canadians, by type of event 2014 This statistic shows the number of Canadians who have experience a major emergency or disaster in Canada in 2014. Over 4 million Canadians experienced a disaster or emergency related to blizzards, winter or ice storms in Canada in 2014.
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Number of Canadians who have experienced a major emergency or disaster, by type of event in 2014 (in thousand)

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Number of people in thousand
Blizzards, winter storms or ice storms4,183
Extended power outages3,223
Floods1,054
Tornadoes459
Hurricanes336
Wildfires or forest fires298
Industrial or transportation accidents184
Fires (house, apartment)134
Earthquakes125
Contamination or shortage of water or food92
Outbreak of serious or life-threatening disease84
Rioting or civil unrest55
Landslides or avalanches41
Extreme cold36
Other163
Number of people in thousand
Blizzards, winter storms or ice storms4,183
Extended power outages3,223
Floods1,054
Tornadoes459
Hurricanes336
Wildfires or forest fires298
Industrial or transportation accidents184
Fires (house, apartment)134
Earthquakes125
Contamination or shortage of water or food92
Outbreak of serious or life-threatening disease84
Rioting or civil unrest55
Landslides or avalanches41
Extreme cold36
Other163
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This statistic shows the number of Canadians who have experience a major emergency or disaster in Canada in 2014. Over 4 million Canadians experienced a disaster or emergency related to blizzards, winter or ice storms in Canada in 2014.
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