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Solomon Islands - 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: 17
No of people killed: 181
Average killed per year: 6
No of people affected: 298,682
Average affected per year: 9,635
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 20,000
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 645


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: 0.06
Earthquake*: 0.10
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 0.10
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.29
Wildfire: ...




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1986 150,000
Storm 1993 88,500
Storm 1982 30,000
Flood 2010 16,017
Flood 2009 7,000
Earthquake* 2007 2,384
Earthquake* 2010 1,126
Storm 2002 1,110
Storm 1985 650
Storm 2010 590

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Storm 1986 101
Earthquake* 2007 52
Flood 2009 21
Storm 1993 4
Flood 2010 2
Earthquake* 1988 1
Storm 1982 0
Storm 1985 0
Storm 2002 0
Storm 2003 0

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Storm 1986 20,000
Storm 1982 0
Storm 1985 0
Earthquake* 1988 0
Storm 2002 0
Storm 2003 0
Storm 2003 0
Earthquake* 2007 0
Flood 2008 0
Flood 2009 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 17.67
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 7.67
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 11.67
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: 190.00
Earthquake*: 1,336.67
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 7,672.33
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 30,141.67
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: ...
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 2,222.22
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
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Solomon Islands's nationally produced disaster loss database of large, medium and small scale disaster damages.