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Disasters > Tsunami > Funds pledged > Per $ GDP: 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. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Kuwait 2.08 per $1,000 2005
2 Qatar 1.28 per $1,000 2005
3 Norway 0.958 per $1,000 2005
4 Australia 0.705 per $1,000 2005
5 Netherlands 0.649 per $1,000 2005
6 New Zealand 0.519 per $1,000 2005
7 Denmark 0.442 per $1,000 2005
8 Finland 0.432 per $1,000 2005
9 Luxembourg 0.403 per $1,000 2005
10 Canada 0.337 per $1,000 2005
11 United Arab Emirates 0.314 per $1,000 2005
12 Sweden 0.283 per $1,000 2005
13 Germany 0.268 per $1,000 2005
14 France 0.256 per $1,000 2005
15 Austria 0.255 per $1,000 2005
16 Ireland 0.207 per $1,000 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.173 per $1,000 2005
17 Bahrain 0.154 per $1,000 2005
18 Japan 0.134 per $1,000 2005
19 Switzerland 0.115 per $1,000 2005
20 Belgium 0.108 per $1,000 2005
21 Saudi Arabia 0.097 per $1,000 2005
22 Taiwan 0.087 per $1,000 2005
23 Italy 0.086 per $1,000 2005
24 Cyprus 0.081 per $1,000 2005
25 United States 0.077 per $1,000 2005
26 Portugal 0.069 per $1,000 2005
27 Greece 0.066 per $1,000 2005
28 United Kingdom 0.054 per $1,000 2005
29 Libya 0.053 per $1,000 2005
30 Czech Republic 0.052 per $1,000 2005
31 Hong Kong 0.027 per $1,000 2005
32 Singapore 0.026 per $1,000 2005
33 China 0.009 per $1,000 2005
34 India 0.007 per $1,000 2005
=35 Bulgaria 0.002 per $1,000 2005
=35 Poland 0.002 per $1,000 2005
37 Spain 0.001 per $1,000 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Disasters > Tsunami > Funds pledged > Per $ GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD, Wikipedia, The Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, The Indian Express, CNN and The Reuters. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Disasters/Tsunami/Funds-pledged/Per-$-GDP

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