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Disasters > Tsunami > Total aid package > Per $ GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This is a chart of the total aid coming in from the following countries. It includes the funds pledged by the respective governments and the amounts collected by NGOs and the public (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT). Aid" is an ambiguous term that may cover a wide variety of methods, such as 'soft' loans or 'tied aid', where the money has to be spent buying goods ands services from the donating country. The numbers below also represent only the pledged contributions. Arguably, only funds that are actually transferred should be counted. For example, after the Bam earthquake in December 2003, the Iranian government received only USD 17.5 million of the USD one billion that was promised. Per $ GDP figures expressed per $1 billion of Gross Domestic Product.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Kuwait $2.08 million per $1 billion 2005
2 Australia $1.57 million per $1 billion 2005
3 Norway $1.45 million per $1 billion 2005
4 Qatar $1.28 million per $1 billion 2005
5 Netherlands $928,082.00 per $1 billion 2005
6 New Zealand $882,715.00 per $1 billion 2005
7 Denmark $630,734.00 per $1 billion 2005
8 Switzerland $626,836.00 per $1 billion 2005
9 Ireland $619,858.00 per $1 billion 2005
10 Finland $582,672.00 per $1 billion 2005
11 Sweden $565,388.00 per $1 billion 2005
12 Canada $489,198.00 per $1 billion 2005
13 Germany $453,429.00 per $1 billion 2005
14 Austria $357,249.00 per $1 billion 2005
15 Saudi Arabia $314,313.00 per $1 billion 2005
16 United Arab Emirates $314,120.00 per $1 billion 2005
17 Luxembourg $249,358.00 per $1 billion 2005
18 Hong Kong $245,203.00 per $1 billion 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $207,383.39 per $1 billion 2005
19 Belgium $206,736.00 per $1 billion 2005
20 Taiwan $190,906.00 per $1 billion 2005
21 United Kingdom $183,951.00 per $1 billion 2005
22 Bahrain $153,728.00 per $1 billion 2005
23 Japan $133,511.00 per $1 billion 2005
24 Singapore $124,069.00 per $1 billion 2005
25 Greece $117,049.00 per $1 billion 2005
26 Czech Republic $110,337.00 per $1 billion 2005
27 United States $85,361.70 per $1 billion 2005
28 Spain $77,997.00 per $1 billion 2005
29 Italy $74,661.30 per $1 billion 2005
30 Portugal $55,378.90 per $1 billion 2005
31 India $55,137.10 per $1 billion 2005
32 Libya $53,361.80 per $1 billion 2005
33 France $31,571.70 per $1 billion 2005
34 China $13,091.40 per $1 billion 2005
35 Bulgaria $2,271.62 per $1 billion 2005
36 Poland $2,159.83 per $1 billion 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Disasters > Tsunami > Total aid package > Per $ GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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/Total-aid-package/Per-$-GDP

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Interesting observations about Disasters > Tsunami > Total aid package > Per $ GDP

  • All of the top 2 countries by tsunami > total aid package > per $ GDP are Hot countries.
  • Australia ranked first for tsunami > total aid package > per $ GDP amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • France ranked last for tsunami > total aid package > per $ GDP amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
  • All of the top 2 countries by tsunami > total aid package > per $ GDP are Former British Colonies'.
  • Netherlands ranked first for tsunami > total aid package > per $ GDP amongst European Union in 2005.
  • China ranked last for tsunami > total aid package > per $ GDP amongst Non-religious countries in 2005.
  • United States ranked last for tsunami > total aid package > per $ GDP amongst English speaking countries in 2005.
  • Norway ranked first for tsunami > total aid package > per $ GDP amongst NATO countries in 2005.
  • Italy ranked third last for tsunami > total aid package > per $ GDP amongst Eurozone in 2005.
  • United Kingdom ranked second last for tsunami > total aid package > per $ GDP amongst Western Europe in 2005.
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