Natural Disasters

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Statista dossier about natural disasters worldwide

This dossier presents graphs and tables about natural disasters worldwide. In addition to general data on economic damage and fatalities, the dossier also provides in depth data on earthquakes, storms, floods, and extreme weather conditions.

Table of contents

  • 1. Natural disasters worldwide
    • Most significant natural disasters worldwide by death toll up to 2018

    • Biggest natural disasters worldwide by economic damage up to 2018

    • Natural disasters - most fatalities 2017

    • Natural disasters with the most victims in 2017

    • Top 5 natural disasters by economic damage in 2017

  • 2. Natural disasters by country and region
    • Number of natural disasters in 2017, by type

    • Natural disaster victims - type of catastrophe 2017

    • Damage caused by natural disasters - types of disasters 2017

    • Most natural disasters in 2017, by country

    • Natural disasters - continents with the most fatalities 2017

    • Natural disasters - countries with the most fatalities per 100,000 inhabitants 2016

    • Natural disasters - continents with the highest share of persons affected 2017

    • Natural disasters - continents with the most damage 2017

  • 3. Earthquakes
    • Number of earthquakes worldwide up 2000-2017

    • Global earthquake death toll from 2000 to 2015

    • Earthquakes worldwide by Richter Scale gradation 2006-2018

    • Strongest earthquakes worldwide until 2019

    • Death toll in great earthquakes as of 2016

    • Biggest earthquakes worldwide by economic damage 1980-2018

    • Number of earthquakes, by country up to 2016

    • Death toll from earthquakes by country up to 2016

    • Countries with the most affected people from earthquakes 1900-2016

    • Economic damage caused by earthquakes by country up to 2016

  • 4. Storms, floods, landslides
    • Number of fatalities due to major storms worldwide up to 2016

    • Number of people affected by major storms worldwide up to 2016

    • Economic damage caused by major storms worldwide up to 2016

    • Death due to major flooding worldwide up to 2016

    • People affected by major floods worldwide up to 2016

    • Economic damage caused by major floods worldwide up to 2016

    • Number of deaths resulting from major mudslides worldwide up to 2016

    • People affected by major mudslides up to 2016

    • Economic damage caused by major landslides worldwide as of 2016

  • 5. Extreme weather, wildland fire
    • Number of deaths caused by majors droughts worldwide up to 2016

    • People affected by major droughts worldwide up to 2016

    • Economic loss due to major droughts worldwide up to 2016

    • Heat or cold waves - number of deaths

    • Victims of the world's major heat waves and cold spells up to 2016

    • Economic losses due to major heat waves and cold spells worldwide up to 2016

    • Fatalities due to the most significant wildfires worldwide as of 2016

    • Individuals affected by the most significant wildfires worldwide up to 2016

    • Economic loss due to major forest and wildfires worldwide up to 2016

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