MAN-MADE DISASTERS, 2013
  Number of incidents Deaths Insured loss ($ millions)
All man-made disasters (1) 158 5,702 $7, 870
       
Major fires, explosions 51 2,113 $5,148
Industry, warehouses 18 1,276 2,081
Oil, gas 17 98 2,991
Department stores 1 54 NA
Other buildings 11 615 76
Other fires, explosions 4 70 NA
Aviation  disasters 11 176 $814
Crashes 9 176 408
Space 2 NA 406
Maritime disasters 25 1,135 $814
Freighters 2 NA 54
Passenger ships 16 1,079 20
Drilling platforms 3 1 453
Other maritime accidents 4 55 287
Rail disasters (includes cableways) 13 231 $98
Mining accidents 11 447 $920
Collapse of buildings/bridges 1 21 NA
Miscellaneous 46 1,579 $76
Social unrest 8 121 NA
Terrorism 34 1,192 76
Other miscellaneous losses 4 266 NA
(1) Based on events classified by Swiss Re as a catastrophe. The threshold is $19.3 million in insured losses for maritime disasters, $38.6 million for aviation disasters and $48.0 million for other losses or $96 million in total economic loss; or at least 20 dead or missing, 50 injured or 2,000 made homeless. NA=Data not available. Source: Swiss Re, sigma, 1/2014.