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Bhutan - 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: 9
No of people killed: 303
Average killed per year: 10
No of people affected: 67,353
Average affected per year: 2,173
Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 3,500
Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 113


Natural Disaster Occurence Reported



Average Disaster Per Year

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 0.03
Epidemic: 0.06
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 0.10
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 0.06
Wildfire: 0.03




Top 10 Natural Disasters Reported


Affected People

Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1994 65,000
Flood 2000 1,000
Flood 1994 600
Epidemic 1992 494
Epidemic 1985 247
Earthquake* 2009 12
Flood 2004 0
Storm 2009 0
Wildfire 1999 0

Killed People

Disaster Date Killed (no. of people)
Flood 2000 200
Epidemic 1985 41
Flood 1994 22
Storm 1994 17
Storm 2009 12
Earthquake* 2009 11
Flood 2004 0
Epidemic 1992 0
Wildfire 1999 0

Economic Damages

Disaster Date Cost (US$ X 1,000)
Wildfire 1999 3,500
Epidemic 1985 0
Flood 2000 0
Flood 2004 0
Storm 2009 0
Earthquake* 2009 0
Epidemic 1992 0
Storm 1994 0
Flood 1994 0



Statistics Per Event


Killed People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 11.00
Epidemic: 20.50
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 74.00
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 14.50
Wildfire: ...

Affected People

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: 12.00
Epidemic: 370.50
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: 533.33
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: 32,500.00
Wildfire: ...

Economic Damages

Drought: ...
Earthquake*: ...
Epidemic: ...
Extreme temp: ...
Flood: ...
Insect infestation: ...
Mass mov. dry: ...
Mass mov. wet: ...
Volcano: ...
Storm: ...
Wildfire: 3,500.00


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