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Terrorism > Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Title 22 of the US Code, Section 2656f, which requires the Department of State to provide an annual report to Congress on terrorism, requires the report to include, inter alia, information on terrorist groups and umbrella groups under which any terrorist group falls, known to be responsible for the kidnapping or death of any US citizen during the preceding five years; groups known to be financed by state sponsors of terrorism about which Congress was notified during the past year in accordance with Section 6(j) of the Export Administration Act; and any other known international terrorist group that the Secretary of State determined should be the subject of the report. The list of designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs) below is followed by a list of other selected terrorist groups also deemed of relevance in the global war on terrorism. Does not include US domestic groups. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Lebanon 2.51 2005
2 Ireland 1.92 2005
3 Bhutan 1.54 2005
4 Israel 0.866 2005
5 Mauritania 0.636 2005
6 Afghanistan 0.523 2005
South Asia average (profile) 0.43 2005
7 Kyrgyzstan 0.387 2005
8 Panama 0.297 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 0.265 2005
9 Syria 0.22 2005
10 Iraq 0.219 2005
11 Greece 0.18 2005
12 Libya 0.179 2005
13 Mali 0.167 2005
14 Yemen 0.149 2005
15 Tajikistan 0.147 2005
16 Azerbaijan 0.119 2005
17 Somalia 0.118 2005
18 United Kingdom 0.116 2005
19 Peru 0.108 2005
20 Rwanda 0.106 2005
21 Tunisia 0.0997 2005
22 Malaysia 0.0774 2005
23 Uzbekistan 0.0764 2005
24 Pakistan 0.076 2005
25 Niger 0.0759 2005
26 Cambodia 0.0749 2005
27 Venezuela 0.0748 2005
28 Turkey 0.0738 2005
29 Ecuador 0.0726 2005
30 Colombia 0.0695 2005
31 Kazakhstan 0.066 2005
32 Canada 0.0619 2005
33 Algeria 0.0589 2005
34 Philippines 0.0583 2005
35 Italy 0.0512 2005
36 Sri Lanka 0.0509 2005
37 Spain 0.0461 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.0427 2005
38 Nepal 0.0395 2005
39 Uganda 0.0348 2005
40 Morocco 0.0332 2005
41 Sudan 0.0317 2005
42 Iran 0.0285 2005
43 Kenya 0.0279 2005
44 Russia 0.0279 2005
45 Egypt 0.0279 2005
46 South Africa 0.0212 2005
47 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.0185 2005
48 France 0.0158 2005
49 Ethiopia 0.0131 2005
50 Indonesia 0.00891 2005
51 India 0.00798 2005
52 Japan 0.00783 2005
53 Bangladesh 0.00699 2005
54 Brazil 0.00537 2005
55 United States 0.00338 2005
56 China 0.000767 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Terrorism > Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/45313.pdf US Department of State Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism Country Reports on Terrorism 2004 April 2005 Department of State Publication 11248 Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism Printed in Multi-Media Services Released April 2005. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Terrorism/Number-of-Known-Terrorist-Organizations-Present-per-million

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