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Bangladesh - 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: 234
No of people killed: 191,836
Average killed per year: 6,188
No of people affected: 323,480,264
Average affected per year: 10,434,847
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 17,072,500
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 550,726


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.10
Earthquake*: 0.23
Epidemic: 0.87
Extreme temp: 0.61
Flood: 2.19
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 0.06
Volcano: ...
Storm: 3.48
Wildfire: ...




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1988 45,000,000
Flood 2004 36,000,000
Flood 1984 30,000,000
Flood 1987 29,700,000
Drought 1983 20,000,000
Storm 1991 15,438,849
Flood 1998 15,000,050
Flood 2007 13,771,380
Flood 1995 12,656,006
Flood 1993 11,469,537

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Storm 1991 138,866
Storm 1985 15,000
Storm 2007 4,234
Epidemic 1982 2,696
Flood 1988 2,379
Flood 1987 2,055
Epidemic 1991 1,700
Flood 1984 1,200
Flood 2007 1,110
Flood 1998 1,050

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Flood 1998 4,300,000
Storm 2007 2,300,000
Flood 2004 2,200,000
Flood 1988 2,137,000
Storm 1991 1,780,000
Storm 1995 800,000
Flood 1987 727,500
Flood 2000 500,000
Earthquake* 2004 500,000
Flood 1987 330,000



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 5.14
Epidemic: 362.93
Extreme temp: 121.37
Flood: 182.75
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 39.50
Volcano: ...
Storm: 1,548.05
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: 8,333,333.33
Earthquake*: 2,732.14
Epidemic: 112,295.11
Extreme temp: 12,484.21
Flood: 3,539,094.35
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 27,640.00
Volcano: ...
Storm: 504,428.47
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 71,428.57
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 165,129.41
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 49,478.70
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