Belize

population

331,900

WB, 2012

Population density

14.6p/KM2

WB, 2012

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - M. USD

1,604.500

WB, 2012

Capital stock - M. USD

5,994

UNISDR, 2015

Social expenditure - M. USD

200

WB, 2012

Total Reserves - M. USD

402.752

WB, 2012

Basic Country Statistics and Indicators (2014)

What's this?
- Population, GDP, GFCF, Gross savings, Total reserves (World Bank Development indicators. http://data.worldbank.org/ More information can be found in "Indicators definitions and sources".)
- Capital stock (Global Exposure Database 2014. Di Bono, 2014)
- Social expenditure (International Labour Organisation, ILO: Total Social Protection expenditure, 2012; Public Health Care expenditure, 2012; World Bank Development indicators, Public Education expenditure, 2011)
- Rule of law, Government effectiveness, Voice and accountability, Control of corruption (World Bank Governance indicators. http://data.worldbank.org/)
- Pop living in slums (Indicadores de los Objetivos del Desarrollo del Milenio http://mdgs.un.org/unsd/mdg/SeriesDetail.aspx?srid=710)
- Ecological footprint (Global Footprint Network www.footprintnetwork.org)
- Environmental performance index, Forest change (Environmental Performance Index, Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, Yale University and Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN); Columbia University http://epi.yale.edu)
Population people 331,900
Urban % Total population 44.298
Rural % Total population 55.702
Urban population growth % Annual 1.944
Population density People / km2 14.6
GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Million US$ 1,604.500
GDP per capita Million US$ 4,893.927
Capital stock Million US$ 5,994
GFCF (Gross Fixed Capital Formation) Million US$ 218.100
Social Expenditure Million US$ 200
Gross Savings Million US$ 200.097
Total reserves Million US$ 402.752

Nationally Reported Losses 1990 - 2014

All scale disasters without criteria.

Mortality

Combined economic losses

5-year moving average 2005-2010 Extensive [%] Intensive [%]
DataCards 20.20 100.00 0.00
Deaths 1.00 100.00 0.00
House destroyed 5.20 100.00 0.00
House damaged 454.40 100.00 0.00
Injured people 1.00 100.00 0.00
Displaced people 143.00 100.00 0.00
Combined economic loss (US$) 337,644,373.80 100.00 0.00

Internationally Reported Losses 1990 - 2014 EMDAT

What's this?
For a disaster to be entered into the database at least one of the following criteria must be fulfilled:
- Ten (10) or more people reported killed.
- Hundred (100) or more people reported affected.
- Declaration of a state of emergency.
- Call for international assistance.

CRED EM-DAT (Feb. 2015) : The OFDA/CRED - International Disaster Database www.emdat.be Université catholique de Louvain Brussels - Belgium.

Frequency

Mortality

Economic issues

10-year moving average 2005-2014
Events 1
Deaths 1
Economic loss (,000 US$) 2,454

Probabilistic risk results

Average Annual Loss (AAL) by hazard

What's this?
The Average Annual Loss (AAL) is the expected loss per annum associated to the occurrence of future perils assuming a very long observation timeframe. It considers the damage caused on the exposed elements by small, moderate and extreme events and results a useful and robust metric for risk ranking and comparisons.
Hazard
 
Absolute
[Million US$]
Capital
stock [%]
GFCF
[%]
Social
exp [%]
Total
Reserves [%]
Gross
Savings [%]
Earthquake 2.95 0.049 1.353 1.475 0.732 1.474
Wind 28.15 0.470 12.907 14.079 6.989 14.068
Storm Surge 15.36 0.256 7.043 7.682 3.814 7.676
Flood 47.27 0.789 21.674 23.642 11.737 23.624
Multi-Hazard 93.73 1.564 42.976 46.878 23.272 46.842

Hazard contribution to AAL

Probable Maximum Loss (PML)

What's this?
The Probable Maximum Loss (PML) is a risk metric that represents the maximum loss that could be expected, on average, within a given number of years. PML is widely used to establish limits related to the size of reserves that, for example, insurance companies or a government should have available to buffer losses: the higher the return period, the higher the expected loss. PML always have associated a mean return period.

Mean return period in years - Values for hazard are in million US$

Hazard
 
20 50 100 250 500 1000 1500
Earthquake 6 22 45 94 153 236 299
Wind 50 514 815 1,259 1,547 1,754 1,960
Storm Surge 62 202 490 648 697 739 782
Tsunami 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

INFORM 2015 Risk Index

What's this?
The INFORM model adopts the three aspects of vulnerability reflected in the UNISDR definition. The aspects of physical exposure and physical vulnerability are integrated in the hazard & exposure dimension, the aspect of fragility of the socio-economic system becomes INFORM's vulnerability dimension while lack of resilience to cope and recover is treated under the lack of coping capacity dimension.
INFORM 2015 risk index map

  Value Rank Trend
INFORM 3.11 107 EQUAL
Hazard 2.66 99 EQUAL
Vulnerability 2.05 131 EQUAL
Coping Capacity 5.49 76 EQUAL