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Table 4 Total annual and lifetime loss in GDP attributable to disaster-related deaths (in US$)

From: Impact of disaster-related mortality on gross domestic product in the WHO African Region

Countries Disaster deaths Annual GDP loss Lifetime GDP loss
Algeria 3434 61.8 1545
Angola 4162 74.9 1873
Benin 655 11.8 295
Botswana 211 3.8 95
Burkina Faso 9496 170.9 4273
Burundi 398 7.2 179
Côte d'Ivoire 298 5.4 134
Cameroon 4890 88.0 2201
Cape Verde 159 2.9 72
Central African Republic 94 1.7 42
Chad 4918 88.5 2213
Comoros 318 5.7 143
Congo 690 12.4 311
Democratic Republic of Congo 3663 65.9 1648
Equatorial Guinea 15 0.3 7
Eritrea 130 2.3 59
Ethiopia 311602 5608.8 140221
Gabon 142 2.6 64
Gambia 292 5.3 131
Ghana 3169 57.0 1426
Guinea 1121 20.2 504
Guinea-Bissau 1455 26.2 655
Kenya 4905 88.3 2207
Lesotho 40 0.7 18
Madagascar 1702 30.6 766
Malawi 1273 22.9 573
Mali 7128 128.3 3208
Mauritania 2521 45.4 1134
Mauritius 166 3.0 75
Mozambique 113974 2051.5 51288
Namibia 120 2.2 54
Niger 6137 110.5 2762
Nigeria 30028 540.5 13513
Rwanda 483 8.7 217
Sâo Tomé and Principe 181 3.3 81
Senegal 1189 21.4 535
Seychelles 5 0.1 2
Sierra Leone 1427 25.7 642
South Africa 3323 59.8 1495
Swaziland 663 11.9 298
Tanzania, U. Rep. of 5441 97.9 2448
Togo 948 17.1 427
Uganda 1248 22.5 562
Zambia 3162 56.9 1423
Zimbabwe 2221 40.0 999
TOTAL GDP LOSS (US$) 539597 9712.7 242819