Factbox: Japan disaster in figures
TOKYO (Reuters) - The following is a list of impacts of and responses to the devastating earthquake and tsunami that rocked the northeast coast of Japan on March 11, and subsequent crisis at nuclear power plants.
* A total of 9,811 people were confirmed dead by Japan's National Police Agency as of 1400 GMT (10 a.m. EST) Thursday, while 17,541 were missing.
NUMBER OF PEOPLE EVACUATED
* A total of 245,394 people are in shelters around the country as of 1400 GMT Thursday following evacuation, the National Police Agency said.
The government expanded the evacuation area around a quake-stricken nuclear plant in northeastern Japan to a 20-km (12 miles) radius from 10 km on March 12. Since then, about 177,500 residents have evacuated from the zone.
The government has also told people within 30 km of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex, some 240 km north of Tokyo, to stay indoors.
HOUSEHOLDS WITHOUT ELECTRICITY
* A total of 205,761 households in the north were without electricity as of 0900 GMT Thursday, Tohuku Electric Power Co said.
HOUSEHOLDS WITHOUT WATER
At least 660,000 households in 10 prefectures were without running water, the Health Ministry said.
NUMBER OF BUILDINGS DAMAGED
* At least 18,713 buildings have been completely destroyed and 107,117 buildings partially damaged, the National Police Agency of Japan said Thursday.
IMPACT ON ECONOMY
The government said Wednesday it estimated damage from the earthquake and tsunami at 16 trillion to 25 trillion yen ($198 billion-$309 billion).
The estimate covers damage to roads, homes, factories and other infrastructure, but excludes lost economic activity from power outages and costs arising from damage to the Fukushima nuclear power plant, as well as the impact of swings in financial markets and business sentiment.
The yen spiked to a record high against the dollar after the quake, prompting the first joint intervention by the Group of Seven rich nations in 11 years to help shield Japan's export-reliant economy.
* Tokyo's Nikkei stock average slumped as much as 20 percent to a two-year low as the disaster and nuclear crisis unfolded. Earlier in the week, the Nikkei briefly rose above 9,559.62, a 50 percent retracement of its fall from a February 17 peak to a two-year intraday low hit last week. Thursday, it ended at 9,435.01, down 0.2 percent from a day before.
Japan's reconstruction spending will almost certainly exceed that of the 1995 quake in Kobe, when the government needed extra budgets of more than 3 trillion yen. Some estimate the already debt-laden government to compile an extra budget topping 10 trillion yen, or nearly 3 percent of gross domestic product.
NUMBER OF COUNTRIES OFFERING AID
* According to the Foreign Ministry, 132 countries and 34 international organizations have offered assistance as of 0800 GMT Thursday.
(Reporting by Yoko Kubota; Editing by Robert Birsel)
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