MAN-MADE DISASTERS IN 2014
  Number of incidents Deaths Insured loss ($ millions)
All man-made disasters (1) 147 5,711 $6,958
       
Major fires, explosions 43 490 $4,257
Industry, warehouses 12 152 1,278
Oil, gas 18 40 2,928
Other buildings 9 296 50
Other fires, explosions 4 2 NA
Aviation disasters 12 960 $916
Crashes 7 940 337
Explosions, fires 1 20 NA
Space 4 NA 579
Maritime disasters  39 2,118 $783
Freighters 3 8 156
Passenger ships 28 2,000 231
Drilling platforms 4 NA 326
Other maritime accidents 4 110 70
Rail disasters (includes cableways) 5 127 NA
Mining accidents 7 400 $110
Collapse of buildings/bridges 3 42 NA
Miscellaneous 38 1,574 $893
Social unrest 1 21 350
Terrorism 28 1,361 543
Other miscellaneous losses 9 192 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, 2/2015.