Select countries
Select subregions
Select regions
Select other regional groupings
See Natural disasters - economic damages definition. Hydrological disaster refers to a hazard caused by the occurrence, movement, and distribution of surface and subsurface freshwater and saltwater. Indicator calculations: The proportion of GDP is based on million United States dollar values from EM-DAT divided by GDP in current United States dollars.

Indexed lines
Neighboring countries


Related Variables

Natural disasters, climatological, people affected Injured or ill people due to disasters (number) Directly affected persons due to disasters, per 100,000 population (SDG 1.5.1 / SDG 11.5.1 / SDG 13.1.1) Number of missing persons due to disasters (number)

show data completeness

Supports GEGs:

Supports SDGs: