Natural disaster victims

  •  08/02/2018

In 2016, there were 0.02 natural disaster victims per 100,000 persons in Belgium; in 2015, there were 3.64. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, the average over the period 2020-2030 should be lower than the 1.97 average over the period 2005-2015.

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Natural disaster victims - Belgium

number per 100 000 persons

 1990200020052010201120122013201420152016
Belgium0.160.002.026.360.690.030.000.003.640.02

Guha-Sapir D., Below R., Hoyois P. (2017), EM-DAT: The CRED/OFDA International Disaster Database, http://www.emdat.be/, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium (consulted on 30/10/2017); Eurostat (2017), Population on 1 January [demo_gind], http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 20/10/2017).

Natural disaster victims - EU-28

number per 100 000 persons

 1990200020052010201120122013201420152016
EU-281,261.2630.2716.84123.424.1218.11274.9336.7614.396.86

Guha-Sapir D., Below R., Hoyois P. (2017), EM-DAT: The CRED/OFDA International Disaster Database, http://www.emdat.be/, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium (consulted on 30/10/2017); Eurostat (2017), Population on 1 January [demo_gind], http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 20/10/2017).

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