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Infographic: How has flooding affected India?

If you want to understand the devastating impact of floods on the Indian economy and society, here's some numbers for you. (By: Saurabh Goenka and Saloni Kamboj, Creatives by: Sunitha Shekhar)

Flood prone areas

The states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand are the most exposed to floods with around 7 million hectares

Population affected due to floods

Over the past five years, 2015 saw the most people affected by floods with around 29 million

Human lives lost in flood

The year 2013 saw the most people lose their lives to flooding -- 2,137

Damage caused to houses

2015 saw more than 939,000 houses damaged by floods

Cattle lost due to flood

More than 150,000 cattle were lost in flooding in 2013

Estimated economic loss

India lost around $10.2 billion from 2012 to 2016 because of flooding

Countries with most people exposed to river floods

India's South Asian neighbours -- Pakistan and Bangladesh -- are particularly prone to flooding too

Annual GDP affected by river floods

$14 billion of India's GDP is affected by floods every year