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Indonesia

Indonesia Tsunami Stats

Definitions

  • Death toll: The official death toll (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT).
  • Death toll per million: The official death toll (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Economic impact: The tsunami that has devastated parts of Asia and killed more than 28,400 has affected companies, economies and markets across the globe.

    Here is a snapshot of some of the financial effects of the disaster (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT).

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Death toll 104,055 2005 1st out of 14
Death toll per million 463.54 2005 2nd out of 14
Economic impact Indonesia's economy counts on tourists to generate 2 percent of gross domestic product, but resort areas such as Bali were unaffected by the earthquake. It is quite difficult to predict at the moment as tourists go by perceived sentiment and not ground realities. Thai Reinsurance Pcl expects losses of as much as 100 million baht ($2.6 million), it said in a statement to the stock exchange. It didn't give an estimate for the cost of total damage. 2005

SOURCES: BBC, CBC, Wikipedia, Reuters; BBC, CBC, Wikipedia, 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.; BBC, Bloomberg, BBC, Rediff, The Herald Sun, The Indian Express and The Reuters

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