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Land Slide - Hazard Profile

This hazard profile is an analysis of the mortality and economic loss risk for Land Slide

Please see also: Land Slide Disaster Statistics

Human Exposure

Modelled number of people present in hazard zones that are thereby subject to potential losses.

Absolute human exposure
  Average people exposed per year   Country
1 197,372 Indonesia
2 180,254 India
3 121,488 China
4 110,704 Philippines
5 64,470 Ethiopia
6 48,698 Guatemala
7 48,116 Mexico
8 37,030 Japan
9 30,624 Colombia
10 28,504 Nepal
11 24,960 Myanmar
12 17,730 Taiwan, prov. of China
13 16,632 Peru
14 16,146 Brazil
15 15,050 Comoros




Relative human exposure
  Countries %
People exposed per year, percentage
1 Dominica 2.6
2 Comoros 1.8
3 Réunion 1.7
4 Martinique 0.5
5 Guatemala 0.4
6 Saint Lucia 0.3
7 Papua New Guinea 0.2
8 Solomon Islands 0.2
9 Mauritius 0.2
10 Bhutan 0.2
11 Costa Rica 0.1
12 Fiji 0.1
13 Philippines 0.1
14 El Salvador 0.1
15 Sao Tome and Principe 0.1


Economic Exposure

Modelled amout of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) present in hazard zones that are thereby subject to potential losses.

Absolute economic exposure
  Average GDP¹ exposed per year   Country
1 17.20 Taiwan, prov. of China
2 13.32 Japan
3 1.95 Hong Kong
4 1.73 Mexico
5 1.40 China
6 1.35 Philippines
7 1.24 Italy
8 1.08 Korea (Rep. of)
9 1.07 India
10 0.95 United States of America
11 0.84 Indonesia
12 0.75 Guatemala
13 0.60 Switzerland
14 0.58 Colombia
15 0.48 Réunion




Relative economic exposure
  Country % GDP exposed per year, percentage
1 Comoros 23.0
2 Dominica 14.0
3 Réunion 4.0
4 Taiwan, prov. of China 4.0
5 Guatemala 3.0
6 Papua New Guinea 2.0
7 Philippines 1.0
8 Solomon Islands 1.0
9 Fiji 1.0
10 Mauritius 1.0
11 Bhutan 1.0
12 Liechtenstein 1.0
13 Costa Rica 1.0
14 Nepal 1.0
15 Sierra Leone 1.0


Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement

¹: In billions US$

Disclaimer:
This analysis was conducted using global datasets, the resolution of which is not relevant for in-situ planning and should not be used for life and death decisions. UNEP and partners (UNDP, UN/ISDR, The World Bank) should in no case be liable for misuse of the presented results.

The designations employed and the presentation of material on the maps do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UNEP, UNDP, UNISDR, The World Bank or the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

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