Ranking of Countries with major risk of Natural Disasters

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In this site you will find a Ranking of Countries according to their risk of suffering Natural Disasters. The World Risk Indicator developed by United Nations University (UNU), determines the risk of becoming a victim of a disaster as a result of vulnerability and natural hazards such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, storms, floods, droughts and sea level rise for 173 countries worldwide. Risk is at its highest where a high level of exposure to natural hazards coincides with very vulnerable societies.

Source: United Nations University (2016).

RankCountryRisk percentage
1Vanuatu36.28%Show more
2Tonga29.33%Show more
3Philippines26.70%Show more
4Guatemala19.88%Show more
5Bangladesh19.17%Show more
6Solomon Islands19.14%Show more
7Brunei17.00%Show more
8Costa Rica17.00%Show more
9Cambodia16.58%Show more
10Papua New Guinea16.43%Show more
11El Salvador16.05%Show more
12Timor Leste15.69%Show more
13Mauritius15.53%Show more
14Nicaragua14.62%Show more
15Guinea-Bissau13.56%Show more
16Fiji13.15%Show more
17Japan12.99%Show more
18Vietnam12.53%Show more
19Gambia12.07%Show more
20Jamaica11.83%Show more
21Haiti11.68%Show more
22Chile11.65%Show more
23Benin11.39%Show more
24Guyana11.39%Show more
25Niger11.24%Show more
26Madagascar11.15%Show more
27Dominican Republic10.96%Show more
28Cameroon10.91%Show more
29Chad10.85%Show more
30Honduras10.68%Show more
31Cape Verde10.39%Show more
32Senegal10.38%Show more
33Togo10.36%Show more
34Djibouti10.30%Show more
35Burundi10.28%Show more
36Indonesia10.24%Show more
37Sierra Leone10.21%Show more
38Zimbabwe10.06%Show more
39Burkina Faso9.54%Show more
40Albania9.50%Show more
41Afghanistan9.50%Show more
42Myanmar8.90%Show more
43Cote d'Ivoire8.88%Show more
44Mozambique8.69%Show more
45Uzbekistan8.59%Show more
46Suriname8.44%Show more
47Ghana8.39%Show more
48Mali8.39%Show more
49Netherlands8.24%Show more
50Guinea8.20%Show more
51Sudan7.99%Show more
52Nigeria7.98%Show more
53Malawi7.98%Show more
54Mauritania7.95%Show more
55Kyrgyzstan7.86%Show more
56Liberia7.84%Show more
57Tanzania7.65%Show more
58Ecuador7.53%Show more
59Swaziland7.52%Show more
60Bhutan7.51%Show more
61Trinidad and Tobago7.50%Show more
62Algeria7.36%Show more
63Sri Lanka7.32%Show more
64Comoros7.29%Show more
65Panama7.26%Show more
66Zambia7.25%Show more
67Congo7.19%Show more
68Serbia7.12%Show more
69Rwanda7.09%Show more
70Ethiopia7.04%Show more
71Central African Republic7.03%Show more
72Pakistan6.96%Show more
73Lesotho6.84%Show more
74Kenya6.77%Show more
75Tajikistan6.72%Show more
76Greece6.70%Show more
77India6.64%Show more
78Peru6.59%Show more
79Belize6.55%Show more
80Uganda6.52%Show more
81Angola6.52%Show more
82Morocco6.45%Show more
83Colombia6.45%Show more
84Turkmenistan6.44%Show more
85China6.39%Show more
86Malaysia6.39%Show more
87Eritrea6.35%Show more
88Georgia6.27%Show more
89Thailand6.19%Show more
90Cuba6.13%Show more
91Bosnia and Herzegovina6.10%Show more
92Armenia6.07%Show more
93Gabon6.04%Show more
94Yemen5.97%Show more
95Mexico5.97%Show more
96Venezuela5.93%Show more
97Romania5.92%Show more
98Macedonia5.87%Show more
99Syria5.69%Show more
100Laos5.59%Show more
101South Africa5.58%Show more
102Azerbaijan5.54%Show more
103Tunisia5.40%Show more
104Namibia5.37%Show more
105Hungary5.32%Show more
106Turkey5.20%Show more
107Botswana5.14%Show more
108Nepal5.12%Show more
109Lebanon5.01%Show more
110Moldova4.79%Show more
111Iran4.73%Show more
112Ireland4.60%Show more
113South Korea4.59%Show more
114Bolivia4.58%Show more
115Jordan4.58%Show more
116New Zealand4.55%Show more
117Iraq4.49%Show more
118Equatorial Guinea4.46%Show more
119Italy4.42%Show more
120Bulgaria4.22%Show more
121Australia4.22%Show more
122Bahamas4.14%Show more
123Brazil4.09%Show more
124Uruguay4.03%Show more
125Croatia3.97%Show more
126Libya3.79%Show more
127United States3.76%Show more
128Russia3.58%Show more
129Argentina3.56%Show more
130Kazakhstan3.56%Show more
131United Kingdom3.54%Show more
132Paraguay3.48%Show more
133Portugal3.45%Show more
134Slovenia3.41%Show more
135Austria3.39%Show more
136Slovakia3.39%Show more
137Czech Republic3.37%Show more
138Latvia3.31%Show more
139Kuwait3.28%Show more
140Poland3.20%Show more
141Belarus3.11%Show more
142Mongolia3.08%Show more
143Belgium3.07%Show more
144Spain3.05%Show more
145Canada3.01%Show more
146Ukraine2.97%Show more
147Germany2.95%Show more
148Lithuania2.92%Show more
149Denmark2.89%Show more
150Cyprus2.68%Show more
151Oman2.64%Show more
152France2.62%Show more
153Seychelles2.55%Show more
154Luxembourg2.43%Show more
155Switzerland2.37%Show more
156Estonia2.36%Show more
157Israel / Palestine2.30%Show more
158Egypt2.29%Show more
159Singapore2.27%Show more
160Finland2.21%Show more
161Norway2.19%Show more
162Sweden2.12%Show more
163United Arab Emirates1.97%Show more
164Kiribati1.78%Show more
165Bahrain1.69%Show more
166Iceland1.52%Show more
167Grenada1.42%Show more
168Barbados1.32%Show more
169Saudi Arabia1.14%Show more
170Malta0.60%Show more
171Qatar0.08%Show more