Natural catastrophe statistics online – The NatCatSERVICE analysis tool
Data on natural catastrophes since 1980 — Munich Re's NatCatSERVICE
Munich Re’s NatCatSERVICE is one of the world’s most comprehensive databases for analysing and evaluating natural catastrophes. In the past, it has been possible to download standard information, but now our new online tool provides greater access to this store of knowledge. Users of the NatCatSERVICE can now produce analyses that meet their own needs.
The tool is flexible, easy to use and fast. The data on natural catastrophes go back to 1980, and periods of five years or more or individual years in isolation can be analysed. Also possible are hazard-specific analyses, for example for tropical cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons, or earthquakes.
The clearly presented charts and diagrams can be shared directly via social media channels or downloaded as pdfs.
What the NatCatSERVICE offers
- Different “event families” (geophysical, meteorological, hydrological, climatological) can be selected.
- Analyses can be global, or by continent.
- Analysis periods of one year going back to 1980
- Natural hazard list (natural disasters) with detailed breakdown in the “Focus analyses” area for specific information on earthquakes and tsunamis, convective storms (thunderstorms), cyclones, winter storms, floods and wildfires.
- In addition, there are economic data relating to income groups, insurance density and fatality rates for natural catastrophes in every country.