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Philippines - 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: 363
No of people killed: 32,956
Average killed per year: 1,063
No of people affected: 116,212,416
Average affected per year: 3,748,788
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 7,417,145
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 239,263


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.23
Earthquake*: 0.39
Epidemic: 0.32
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 3.03
Insect infestation: 0.03
Mass mov. dry: 0.10
Mass mov. wet: 0.77
Volcano: 0.45
Storm: 6.35
Wildfire: 0.03




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1990 6,159,569
Storm 2009 4,901,763
Storm 2008 4,785,460
Storm 2009 4,478,491
Storm 1998 3,902,424
Storm 2006 3,842,406
Storm 1988 3,250,208
Drought 1998 2,600,000
Storm 2006 2,562,517
Storm 2000 2,436,256

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Storm 1991 5,956
Earthquake* 1990 2,412
Storm 2004 1,619
Storm 1984 1,399
Storm 2006 1,399
Mass mov. wet 2006 1,126
Storm 1984 1,079
Storm 1987 882
Storm 1995 882
Storm 2008 644

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Flood 1995 700,300
Storm 2009 585,379
Storm 1990 388,500
Earthquake* 1990 369,600
Storm 2008 284,694
Storm 2010 275,745
Storm 1995 244,000
Storm 1988 240,500
Storm 2009 237,489
Storm 1984 216,700



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: 1.14
Earthquake*: 211.67
Epidemic: 59.60
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 23.21
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: 120.33
Mass mov. wet: 94.79
Volcano: 51.36
Storm: 123.21
Wildfire: 2.00

Affected People

Drought: 935,648.86
Earthquake*: 164,938.75
Epidemic: 4,341.20
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 124,212.91
Insect infestation: 200.00
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 13,192.79
Volcano: 110,841.57
Storm: 477,640.98
Wildfire: 300.00

Economic Damages

Drought: 9,207.57
Earthquake*: 31,668.75
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 10,475.37
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 1,386.71
Volcano: 15,448.71
Storm: 29,129.03
Wildfire: ...


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