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Mexico - Disaster Statistics

Data related to human and economic losses from disasters that have occurred between 1980 and 2010.

Natural Disasters from 1980 - 2010


Overview

No of events: 170
No of people killed: 14,946
Average killed per year: 482
No of people affected: 13,512,342
Average affected per year: 435,882
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 31,892,210
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 1,028,781


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.16
Earthquake*: 0.61
Epidemic: 0.10
Extreme temp: 0.45
Flood: 1.48
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 0.29
Volcano: 0.26
Storm: 2.06
Wildfire: 0.06




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Earthquake* 1985 2,130,204
Storm 2005 1,954,571
Flood 2007 1,600,000
Storm 2005 1,000,000
Flood 2010 1,000,000
Storm 1997 800,200
Flood 1999 616,060
Storm 2002 500,030
Storm 2008 500,000
Storm 1983 257,500

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Earthquake* 1985 9,500
Flood 1999 636
Extreme temp. 1990 380
Flood 1998 274
Storm 1988 240
Storm 1998 240
Storm 1997 230
Storm 1982 225
Extreme temp. 1997 205
Flood 1998 158

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Storm 2005 5,000,000
Earthquake* 1985 4,104,000
Storm 2010 3,900,000
Flood 2007 3,000,000
Storm 2005 2,500,000
Storm 2010 2,000,000
Storm 1993 1,670,000
Storm 1995 1,500,000
Drought 1996 1,200,000
Storm 1995 800,000



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 511.89
Epidemic: 22.67
Extreme temp: 78.21
Flood: 39.87
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 18.89
Volcano: 15.00
Storm: 29.42
Wildfire: 25.00

Affected People

Drought: 13,000.00
Earthquake*: 135,047.11
Epidemic: 17,737.33
Extreme temp: 1,142.86
Flood: 87,436.65
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 35.56
Volcano: 19,863.50
Storm: 103,608.14
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: 322,000.00
Earthquake*: 243,842.11
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: 5,900.00
Flood: 95,665.22
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: 14,625.00
Storm: 327,465.78
Wildfire: 45,600.00


Statistics By Disasters Type


Percentage of reported people killed by disaster type

Percentage of reported people affected by disaster type




Estimated economic damages reported by disaster type (US$ X 1,000)

*: Including tsunami


More information and data on: www.emdat.be/

Source of data: "EM-DAT: The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Bel."
Data version: v11.08

Data displayed does not imply national endorsement
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