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Terrorism > Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Incidences per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Terrorist Incidents by country from 1968 to 2006. Data for 1968-1997 covers only international incidents. Data for 1998-Present covers both domestic and international incidents. NOTE: Data for Chechnya: 232 incidences; 777 injuries; 371 fatalities. Data for Czechoslovakia: 2 incidences; 1 injury. Data for Kosovo alone: 130 incidences; 127 injuries; 51 fatalities. Data for Montenegro alone: 13 incidences; 1 fatality. Data for Northern Ireland: 696 incidences; 214 injuries; 72 fatalities. Data for Federal Republic of Germany: 459 incidences; 697 injuries; 93 fatalities. Data for German Democratic Republic: 6 incidences; 10 injuries; 1 fatality. German totals above invlude the Federal Republic and the Democratic Republic, as well as Germany from 1990. Benin incudes incidences which happened under the name Dahomey. Namibia incudes incidences which happened under the name SWAf. Data for Democratic Republic of Congo includes incidences which happened under the name Zaire and Belgian Congo. Zimbabwe incudes incidences which happened under the name Rhodesia. Data for Western Sahara: 3 incidences; 3 injuries; 9 fatalities. Data for Transkei: 1 incidence. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Iraq 166.76 2006
2 Lebanon 163 2006
3 Israel 133.12 2006
4 Cyprus 68.68 2006
5 Greece 56.51 2006
6 Colombia 38.37 2006
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 30.1 2006
7 Malta 29.53 2006
8 Spain 29.24 2006
9 Afghanistan 24.85 2006
10 Bosnia and Herzegovina 22.19 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) 19.37 2006
11 El Salvador 19.35 2006
12 Kuwait 18.61 2006
13 Georgia 17.51 2006
14 France 17.24 2006
15 Turkey 16.96 2006
16 Bahrain 15.77 2006
failed states average (profile) 15.56 2006
17 Albania 15.41 2006
18 Jordan 15.35 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 15.02 2006
19 Nepal 14.98 2006
20 Chile 13.94 2006
Religious countries average (profile) 13.9 2006
21 Peru 12.95 2006
Muslim countries average (profile) 12.3 2006
High income OECD countries average (profile) 11.38 2006
22 Belgium 11.09 2006
23 Switzerland 10.96 2006
24 Luxembourg 10.58 2006
European Union average (profile) 10.47 2006
25 Honduras 10.23 2006
26 Thailand 9.87 2006
27 Grenada 9.68 2006
Europe average (profile) 9.51 2006
28 Costa Rica 9.11 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 9.03 2006
29 East Timor 8.87 2006
Former French colonies average (profile) 8.49 2006
30 Guatemala 8.39 2006
31 Nicaragua 8.33 2006
32 Sri Lanka 8.31 2006
NATO countries average (profile) 7.96 2006
33 Somalia 7.94 2006
34 French Polynesia 7.76 2006
South Asia average (profile) 7.73 2006
35 Uruguay 7.51 2006
36 Austria 7.38 2006
37 Barbados 7.27 2006
38 Bolivia 7.25 2006
39 Italy 7.09 2006
40 Argentina 6.85 2006
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.81 2006
41 Panama 6.71 2006
42 Algeria 6.61 2006
43 Ireland 6.1 2006
44 The Bahamas 5.96 2006
45 Estonia 5.95 2006
46 Suriname 5.94 2006
47 Yemen 5.9 2006
48 Germany 5.88 2006
49 Venezuela 5.74 2006
South and Central Asia average (profile) 5.7 2006
50 Puerto Rico 5.52 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 5.41 2006
51 Ecuador 5.35 2006
52 Tajikistan 5.32 2006
53 Guyana 5.23 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5.2 2006
54 Denmark 5.15 2006
55 Djibouti 5.08 2006
56 Sweden 4.96 2006
57 Portugal 4.82 2006
58 Croatia 4.73 2006
59 Netherlands 4.65 2006
60 Pakistan 4.65 2006
61 Philippines 4.42 2006
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.32 2006
Non-religious countries average (profile) 4.28 2006
62 Cambodia 4.28 2006
63 Angola 4.26 2006
64 Sierra Leone 3.79 2006
65 Belize 3.58 2006
66 Swaziland 3.58 2006
67 Latvia 3.5 2006
68 Iceland 3.29 2006
69 Russia 3.02 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 3.01 2006
70 Jamaica 3 2006
71 United Kingdom 2.87 2006
72 Dominican Republic 2.85 2006
73 Libya 2.81 2006
74 Armenia 2.66 2006
75 Mauritania 2.47 2006
76 Haiti 2.45 2006
77 Saudi Arabia 2.44 2006
78 Fiji 2.42 2006
79 Laos 2.37 2006
80 Liberia 2.36 2006
81 Kyrgyzstan 2.3 2006
82 Norway 2.15 2006
83 Zimbabwe 2.12 2006
84 Qatar 2.07 2006
85 Uganda 2.05 2006
86 United Arab Emirates 1.85 2006
87 United States 1.84 2006
88 Paraguay 1.83 2006
89 Iran 1.82 2006
90 Egypt 1.77 2006
91 Cuba 1.68 2006
92 Mozambique 1.67 2006
93 Burundi 1.62 2006
94 Australia 1.59 2006
95 Tunisia 1.58 2006
96 Bulgaria 1.56 2006
97 Slovakia 1.48 2006
98 Lithuania 1.47 2006
99 Sudan 1.27 2006
100 New Zealand 1.19 2006
101 South Africa 1.19 2006
102 Chad 1.16 2006
103 Singapore 1.14 2006
104 Syria 1.12 2006
105 Moldova 1.12 2006
106 Botswana 1.05 2006
107 Lesotho 1.03 2006
108 Eritrea 0.993 2006
109 Indonesia 0.992 2006
110 Ethiopia 0.92 2006
111 Canada 0.89 2006
112 Bangladesh 0.856 2006
113 Morocco 0.855 2006
114 Papua New Guinea 0.801 2006
115 Hungary 0.794 2006
116 South Korea 0.786 2006
117 Trinidad and Tobago 0.767 2006
118 Zambia 0.764 2006
119 Burma 0.713 2006
120 Gabon 0.708 2006
121 Azerbaijan 0.707 2006
122 Mexico 0.687 2006
123 Japan 0.618 2006
124 India 0.553 2006
125 Togo 0.528 2006
126 Rwanda 0.518 2006
127 Ukraine 0.513 2006
128 Slovenia 0.498 2006
129 Malaysia 0.494 2006
130 Namibia 0.487 2006
131 Czech Republic 0.487 2006
132 Oman 0.391 2006
133 Uzbekistan 0.378 2006
134 Madagascar 0.372 2006
135 Poland 0.367 2006
136 Kenya 0.299 2006
137 Brazil 0.287 2006
138 Kazakhstan 0.261 2006
139 Central African Republic 0.248 2006
140 Romania 0.232 2006
141 Tanzania 0.225 2006
142 Turkmenistan 0.208 2006
143 Belarus 0.208 2006
144 Finland 0.19 2006
145 Cote d'Ivoire 0.17 2006
146 Mali 0.162 2006
147 Hong Kong 0.146 2006
148 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.126 2006
149 Nigeria 0.126 2006
150 Benin 0.118 2006
151 Guinea 0.102 2006
152 Senegal 0.0863 2006
153 Niger 0.0731 2006
154 Ghana 0.0456 2006
155 Vietnam 0.024 2006
156 China 0.0137 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Terrorism > Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Incidences per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base. 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/Terrorist-Acts/1968--2006/Incidences-per-million

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