Friday, November 20, 2015

TERROR | Global Index, 2015

Terrorism fatalities rose 80 percent in 2014.
The Institute for Economics and Peace reports that deaths from terrorism increased 80 percent in 2014, to the highest level ever, with 32,658 people killed, compared with 18,111 in 2013.

Boko Haram and ISIL/ISIS/Daesh were jointly responsible for 51 percent of all claimed global fatalities in 2014.

Iraq continues to be the country most affected by terrorism, with 9,929 terrorist fatalities – the most  ever recorded in a single country.

Five countries account for 78 percent of all deaths from terrorism and 57 percent of all attacks:
  • Afghanistan
  • Iraq 
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Syria

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