Top 10 natural and human disasters Canadians believe they will face as of 2014

This statistic shows the top ten natural and human-created disasters that Canadians feel their community is likely to experience as of 2014. Forty-two percent of Canadians believed their community was likely to face floods in 2014.

Top ten natural and human-created disasters Canadians feel their community is likely to face as of 2014

Percent of residents
Blizzards, winter or ice storms86%
Extended power outages76%
Outbreak of serious or life-threatening disease51%
Industrial or transportation accident50%
Heat waves49%
Contamination or shortage of water or food44%
Floods42%
Earthquakes41%
Wildfires or forest fires39%
Droughts34%
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Source

Release date

October 2015

Region

Canada

Survey time period

2014

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