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Paraguay - 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: 30
No of people killed: 241
Average killed per year: 8
No of people affected: 1,280,551
Average affected per year: 41,308
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 119,507
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 3,855


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.16
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 0.19
Extreme temp: 0.10
Flood: 0.35
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.13
Wildfire: 0.03




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1995 225,000
Drought 2009 200,000
Wildfire 2007 125,000
Flood 1983 100,000
Epidemic 2006 100,000
Flood 1982 85,000
Flood 1997 75,000
Flood 1992 65,575
Drought 2005 52,990
Flood 1995 50,000

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Flood 1983 76
Flood 1998 55
Storm 1997 33
Epidemic 2006 17
Extreme temp. 2010 12
Drought 1999 12
Extreme temp. 2000 8
Wildfire 2007 8
Epidemic 2008 8
Epidemic 2009 8

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Flood 1983 82,000
Wildfire 2007 30,000
Flood 1998 5,000
Flood 1997 1,687
Flood 2009 820
Flood 1982 0
Drought 1983 0
Flood 1988 0
Extreme temp. 2000 0
Flood 2002 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: 3.20
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 5.50
Extreme temp: 6.67
Flood: 11.91
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 8.25
Wildfire: 8.00

Affected People

Drought: 62,198.00
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 18,042.33
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 61,397.73
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 15,233.00
Wildfire: 125,000.00

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 8,137.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: ...
Wildfire: 30,000.00


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
Desinventar
Paraguay's nationally produced disaster loss database of large, medium and small scale disaster damages.