Breakdown of Tsunami Death Toll by Country

  • Indonesia: 94,081 people were killed on Sumatra and small islands off its coast.
  • Sri Lanka: 30,196killed. About 1 million people were displaced. Authorities said Monday that the country’s death toll was likely to top 35,000 with more than 5,000 people still missing.
  • India: The government said 9,479 deaths have been confirmed but nearly 4,000 more were missing in India’s remote Andaman and Nicobar Islands, just north of Sumatra.
  • Thailand: 5,187 people died, including 2,230 foreigners. 3810 missing.
  • Somalia: 200 killed.
  • Myanmar: 90 people killed.
  • Maldives: 80 people dead
  • Malaysia: 68 people dead.
  • Tanzania: 10 people killed
  • Bangladesh: Two killed.
  • Kenya: One killed.


Total: 139,394


Numbers taken from The Associated Press, 3 January 2005, 5:05 PM ET.

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