Current Table

World Natural Disaster Insured Losses By Peril, 2000-2018 (1)

(2019 US$ millions)

Peril Insured loss (2)
Tropical cyclone $416,800
Severe weather (3) 327,700
Flooding 174,100
Earthquake 101,900
Drought 77,200
Winter weather 59,900
Wildfire 53,800
European windstorm 44,500
Other 1,300

(1)Natural disasters that cause at least US$25 million in insured losses; or 10 deaths; or 50 people injured; or 2,000 filed claims or homes and structures damaged. As of September 13, 2019.
(2) Adjusted for inflation by Aon using the U.S. Consumer Price Index.
(3) Includes losses from severe convective storms such as thunderstorms, tornadoes and hailstorms, straight-line winds and flooding that could occur with these storms.

Source: Aon.