Global natural disaster share by region 2017

Distribution of natural catastrophes worldwide in 2017, by region

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 5, 2018
Global natural disaster share by region 2017 This statistic illustrates the distribution of natural catastrophe events worldwide in 2017, with a breakdown by region. In this year, 42 percent of natural catastrophes occurred in Asia. There were about 730 loss events recorded in this year.
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Distribution of natural catastrophes worldwide in 2017, by region

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Share of events
Asia42%
North America, Central America, Caribbean23%
Europe14%
Africa9%
South America7%
Australia/Oceania5%
Share of events
Asia42%
North America, Central America, Caribbean23%
Europe14%
Africa9%
South America7%
Australia/Oceania5%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 5, 2018
This statistic illustrates the distribution of natural catastrophe events worldwide in 2017, with a breakdown by region. In this year, 42 percent of natural catastrophes occurred in Asia. There were about 730 loss events recorded in this year.
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