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Disasters > Tsunami > Death toll per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The official death toll (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Sri Lanka 2,477.96 2005
2 Indonesia 463.54 2005
3 Maldives 275.56 2005
4 Thailand 80.02 2005
5 Seychelles 36.19 2005
6 Somalia 20.79 2005
7 India 13.75 2005
8 Malaysia 2.63 2005
9 Burma 1.79 2005
10 Tanzania 0.258 2005
11 Yemen 0.0497 2005
12 South Africa 0.0424 2005
13 Kenya 0.0279 2005
14 Bangladesh 0.014 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Disasters > Tsunami > Death toll per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Disasters/Tsunami/Death-toll-per-million

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Interesting observations about Disasters > Tsunami > Death toll per million

  • All of the top 9 countries by tsunami > death toll per million are Hot countries.
  • 2 of the top 3 countries by tsunami > death toll per million are Densely populated.
  • 2 of the top 3 countries by tsunami > death toll per million are Muslim.
  • 8 of the top 11 countries by tsunami > death toll per million are Former British Colonies'.
  • Bangladesh ranked last for tsunami > death toll per million amongst South Asia in 2005.
  • India ranked second last for tsunami > death toll per million amongst South and Central Asia in 2005.
  • South Africa ranked last for tsunami > death toll per million amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • 2 of the top 4 countries by tsunami > death toll per million are East Asian and Pacific.
  • 2 of the top 5 countries by tsunami > death toll per million are Heavily indebted.
  • 2 of the top 5 countries by tsunami > death toll per million are Tourist destination.
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