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Disasters > Tsunami > Funds pledged per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Funds pledged by the governments of developed countries for tsunami relief (as of September 30th 2005). The World Bank has pledged $250 million and the European Union $44 million. There have been significant amounts coming in from the UN and other aid agencies like IMF, UNDP, UNESCO, Red Cross, etc. which are not mentioned here. Private donations and collections from media campaigns are also high in many European countries, but have not been included here. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Kuwait $43.55 2005
2 Norway $37.92 2005
3 Qatar $30.44 2005
4 Luxembourg $23.65 2005
5 Australia $21.13 2005
6 Netherlands $19.12 2005
7 Denmark $14.21 2005
8 Finland $12.45 2005
9 New Zealand $11.61 2005
10 Canada $10.68 2005
11 Sweden $8.00 2005
12 Austria $7.94 2005
13 Germany $7.69 2005
14 France $7.03 2005
15 Ireland $6.28 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $5.19 2005
16 United Arab Emirates $4.82 2005
17 Japan $3.91 2005
18 Switzerland $3.90 2005
19 Belgium $3.24 2005
20 United States $3.05 2005
21 Italy $2.37 2005
22 Bahrain $2.27 2005
23 United Kingdom $1.59 2005
24 Greece $1.35 2005
25 Portugal $1.23 2005
26 Saudi Arabia $1.22 2005
27 Hong Kong $0.94 2005
28 Czech Republic $0.88 2005
29 Singapore $0.73 2005
30 Cyprus $0.36 2005
31 Libya $0.36 2005
32 China $0.05 2005
33 Poland $0.03 2005
34 Spain $0.02 2005
35 India $0.02 2005
36 Bulgaria $0.02 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Disasters > Tsunami > Funds pledged per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD, Wikipedia, The Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, The Indian Express, CNN and The Reuters. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Disasters/Tsunami/Funds-pledged-per-capita

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