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Saint Lucia - 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: 15
No of people killed: 87
Average killed per year: 3
No of people affected: 87,125
Average affected per year: 2,810
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 1,130,280
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 36,461


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

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




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1980 80,000
Storm 1983 3,000
Flood 2010 2,000
Storm 2010 1,000
Storm 1994 750
Storm 1999 200
Mass mov. wet 1996 175
Storm 1980 0
Storm 1986 0
Storm 1987 0

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Storm 1988 45
Storm 1980 18
Storm 2010 10
Storm 1980 9
Storm 1994 4
Storm 2007 1
Storm 1983 0
Storm 1986 0
Storm 1987 0
Storm 2004 0

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Storm 1988 1,000,000
Storm 1980 87,990
Storm 2007 40,000
Storm 1983 1,290
Storm 2004 500
Storm 2010 500
Storm 1980 0
Storm 1986 0
Storm 1987 0
Earthquake* 2007 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: ...
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 7.91
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 2,000.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: 175.00
Volcano: ...
Storm: 7,722.73
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: ...
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 102,752.73
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