tsunami disaster statistics

Tsunami Statistics

Tsunami Disaster Statistics from 1980 – 2008 Data
No of events: 18
No of people killed: 229,551
Average people killed per year: 7,916
No of people affected: 2,481,879
Average people affected per year: 85,582
Ecomomic Damage $10,046,000,000
Ecomomic Damage per year $346,414,000
Top 10 Disasters Reported  
Affected People Date Affected
Sri Lanka 2004 1,019,306
India 2004 654,512
Indonesia 2004 532,898
Somalia 2004 105,083
Thailand 2004 67,007
Indonesia 2006 35,543
Maldives 2004 27,214
Myanmar 2004 15,700
Papua New Guinea 1998 9,867
Malaysia 2004 5,063
Tsunami Deaths Date Killed
Indonesia 2004 165,708
Sri Lanka 2004 35,399
India 2004 16,389
Thailand 2004 8,345
Papua New Guinea 1998 2,182
Indonesia 2006 802
Somalia 2004 298
Maldives 2004 102
Vanuatu 1997 100
Malaysia 2004 80
Economic Damage Costs Date Cost
Indonesia 2004 $4,451,600,000
Sri Lanka 2004 $1,316,500,000
India 2004 $1,022,800,000
Thailand 2004 $1,000,000,000
Bangladesh 2004 $500,000,000
Malaysia 2004 $500,000,000
Myanmar 2004 $500,000,000
Maldives 2004 $470,100,000
Kenya 2004 $100,000,000
Somalia 2004 $100,000,000
Statistic & Data References
Sources: Disaster Prevention Organization
Date research was conducted: December 9th, 2015