Thailand Tsunami Stats


  • 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).

Death toll 5,246 2005 4th out of 14
Death toll per million 80.02 2005 4th out of 14
Economic impact Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra estimates cost of damage at 20 billion baht ($510 million) and says government will seek additional funds from parliament (Dec 28). 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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