10 Charts of 2012: Rising Tide

2012 Chart 2

Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

This chart, from Bloomberg Businessweek, shows that the number of natural disasters since 1996 costing $1 billion or more doubled compared with the previous 15-year period.

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One Response to “10 Charts of 2012: Rising Tide”

  1. This stat needs to consider concentration of people and buildings. And increased cost of replacements.

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