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Saudi Arabia - 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: 14
No of people killed: 484
Average killed per year: 16
No of people affected: 29,203
Average affected per year: 942
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 1,350,000
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 43,548


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 0.10
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 0.32
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.03
Wildfire: ...




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2003 13,000
Flood 2009 10,000
Flood 1985 5,000
Flood 2004 430
Epidemic 2000 329
Epidemic 2000 168
Flood 2010 85
Epidemic 2001 74
Flood 2005 67
Flood 2003 50

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Flood 2009 161
Epidemic 2000 76
Epidemic 2000 57
Epidemic 2001 35
Flood 2005 34
Flood 1985 32
Flood 2005 29
Flood 2002 19
Flood 2010 14
Flood 2003 12

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Flood 2009 900,000
Flood 1985 450,000
Storm 1982 0
Epidemic 2000 0
Epidemic 2000 0
Epidemic 2001 0
Flood 2002 0
Flood 2003 0
Flood 2003 0
Flood 2004 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 56.00
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 31.60
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: ...
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: 190.33
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 2,863.20
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: ...
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 135,000.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: ...
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