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Terrorism Stats: compare key data on United States & Venezuela

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  • Convention on hostages: Date of adoption of the United Nations International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages, adopted by the General Assembly on 17 December 1979
  • Global Terrorism Indicator: Table 4: Description of the Global Terrorism Indicator Level General Category Description (TERROR) 5 Greater than 1000 deaths 4 Greater than 200 and less than or equal to 1000 deaths 3 Greater than 100 and less than or equal to 200 deaths 2 Greater than 20 and less than or equal to 100 deaths 1 Less than or equal to 20 deaths 0 No deaths or incidents recorded
  • Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present: 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.
  • Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present per million: 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.
  • Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Deaths to incidences ratio: Number of deaths per terrorist act for the period 1968-2006. NOTE: Germany incudes both East and West, as well as united Germany. Ratio for Chechnya is 1.59; Ratio for Kashmir is 1.54; Ratio for Northern Ireland is .103. West Bank includes Gaza Strip.
  • Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Fatalities: 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. Data for Kashmir: 947 incidences; 2340 injuries; 1467 fatalities. West Bank includes the Gaza Strip.
  • Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Fatalities per million: 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. Data for Kashmir: 947 incidences; 2340 injuries; 1467 fatalities. West Bank includes the Gaza Strip. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Incidences: 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.
  • Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Incidences per million: 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.
  • Terrorist Acts > 2000-2006 > Fatalities: Terrorist acts by country from 2000 to 2006. Data for 1998-Present covers both domestic and international incidents. NOTE: Data for Chechnya: 220 incidences; 768 injuries; 362 fatalities. Data for Kosovo alone: 58 incidences; 80 injuries; 19 fatalities. Data for Montenegro alone: 6 incidences; 1 fatality. Data for Northern Ireland: 561 incidences; 105 injuries; 17 fatalities. Data for Kashmir: 920 incidences; 2208 injuries; 1236 fatalities.
  • Terrorist Acts > 2000-2006 > Fatalities per million: Terrorist acts by country from 2000 to 2006. Data for 1998-Present covers both domestic and international incidents. NOTE: Data for Chechnya: 220 incidences; 768 injuries; 362 fatalities. Data for Kosovo alone: 58 incidences; 80 injuries; 19 fatalities. Data for Montenegro alone: 6 incidences; 1 fatality. Data for Northern Ireland: 561 incidences; 105 injuries; 17 fatalities. Data for Kashmir: 920 incidences; 2208 injuries; 1236 fatalities. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Terrorist Acts > 2000-2006 > Incidences: Terrorist acts by country from 2000 to 2006. Data for 1998-Present covers both domestic and international incidents. NOTE: Data for Chechnya: 220 incidences; 768 injuries; 362 fatalities. Data for Kosovo alone: 58 incidences; 80 injuries; 19 fatalities. Data for Montenegro alone: 6 incidences; 1 fatality. Data for Northern Ireland: 561 incidences; 105 injuries; 17 fatalities. Data for Kashmir: 920 incidences; 2208 injuries; 1236 fatalities.
  • Terrorist Acts > 2000-2006 > Injuries per million: Terrorist acts by country from 2000 to 2006. Data for 1998-Present covers both domestic and international incidents. NOTE: Data for Chechnya: 220 incidences; 768 injuries; 362 fatalities. Data for Kosovo alone: 58 incidences; 80 injuries; 19 fatalities. Data for Montenegro alone: 6 incidences; 1 fatality. Data for Northern Ireland: 561 incidences; 105 injuries; 17 fatalities. Data for Kashmir: 920 incidences; 2208 injuries; 1236 fatalities. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Victims of the September 11th 2001 attacks: Victims of the attacks on September 11 2001 by known foreign citizenship and known country. NOTE: this list is not considered a total for all victims of 9-11, as in many cases the reported country of residence differed from citizenship, though both reports are included in this study. The likelihood is that there are approximatley 127 fewer victims from the US on this graph, as they were not US citizens at the time. The totals as of 9-11 2005 are: Confirmed Dead - 2948; Reported Dead - 24; Reported Missing - 24. Total: 2996.
  • Victims of the September 11th 2001 attacks per million: Victims of the attacks on September 11 2001 by known foreign citizenship and known country. NOTE: this list is not considered a total for all victims of 9-11, as in many cases the reported country of residence differed from citizenship, though both reports are included in this study. The likelihood is that there are approximatley 127 fewer victims from the US on this graph, as they were not US citizens at the time. The totals as of 9-11 2005 are: Confirmed Dead - 2948; Reported Dead - 24; Reported Missing - 24. Total: 2996. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Terrorist Acts > 2000-2006 > Incidences per million: Terrorist acts by country from 2000 to 2006. Data for 1998-Present covers both domestic and international incidents. NOTE: Data for Chechnya: 220 incidences; 768 injuries; 362 fatalities. Data for Kosovo alone: 58 incidences; 80 injuries; 19 fatalities. Data for Montenegro alone: 6 incidences; 1 fatality. Data for Northern Ireland: 561 incidences; 105 injuries; 17 fatalities. Data for Kashmir: 920 incidences; 2208 injuries; 1236 fatalities. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Injuries: 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. Data for Kashmir: 947 incidences; 2340 injuries; 1467 fatalities. West Bank includes the Gaza Strip.
  • Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Injuries per million: 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. Data for Kashmir: 947 incidences; 2340 injuries; 1467 fatalities. West Bank includes the Gaza Strip. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Convention on aircraft offences: Date of adoption of the United Nations Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, signed in Tokyo on 14 September 1963
  • Convention on civil aviation safety: Date of adoption of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation, Signed in Montreal on 23 September 1971
  • Terrorist Acts > 2000-2006 > Injuries: Terrorist acts by country from 2000 to 2006. Data for 1998-Present covers both domestic and international incidents. NOTE: Data for Chechnya: 220 incidences; 768 injuries; 362 fatalities. Data for Kosovo alone: 58 incidences; 80 injuries; 19 fatalities. Data for Montenegro alone: 6 incidences; 1 fatality. Data for Northern Ireland: 561 incidences; 105 injuries; 17 fatalities. Data for Kashmir: 920 incidences; 2208 injuries; 1236 fatalities.
  • Convention on seizure of aircraft: Date of adoption of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft, signed at The Hague on 16 December 1970
STAT United States Venezuela
Convention on hostages 7 December 1984(R) 13 December 1988(a)
Global Terrorism Indicator 3
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than Venezuela
1
Ranked 89th.
Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present 1
Ranked 51st.
2
Ranked 24th. Twice as much as United States
Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present per million 0.00338
Ranked 55th.
0.0748
Ranked 27th. 22 times more than United States
Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Deaths to incidences ratio 5.89 Deaths per act
Ranked 8th. 20 times more than Venezuela
0.301 Deaths per act
Ranked 92nd.
Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Fatalities 3,227
Ranked 2nd. 69 times more than Venezuela
47
Ranked 53th.
Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Fatalities per million 10.82
Ranked 22nd. 6 times more than Venezuela
1.73
Ranked 74th.
Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Incidences 548
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than Venezuela
156
Ranked 27th.
Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Incidences per million 1.84
Ranked 87th.
5.74
Ranked 49th. 3 times more than United States
Terrorist Acts > 2000-2006 > Fatalities 2,990
Ranked 2nd. 100 times more than Venezuela
30
Ranked 32nd.
Terrorist Acts > 2000-2006 > Fatalities per million 10.02
Ranked 9th. 9 times more than Venezuela
1.1
Ranked 37th.
Terrorist Acts > 2000-2006 > Incidences 98
Ranked 20th. 23% more than Venezuela
80
Ranked 22nd.
Terrorist Acts > 2000-2006 > Injuries per million 8
Ranked 24th. 4 times more than Venezuela
2.24
Ranked 39th.
Victims of the September 11th 2001 attacks 2,902
Ranked 1st. 2902 times more than Venezuela
1
Ranked 30th.
Victims of the September 11th 2001 attacks per million 10.18
Ranked 2nd. 253 times more than Venezuela
0.0402
Ranked 31st.
Terrorist Acts > 2000-2006 > Incidences per million 0.328
Ranked 72nd.
2.94
Ranked 19th. 9 times more than United States
Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Injuries 4,165
Ranked 7th. 59 times more than Venezuela
71
Ranked 51st.
Terrorist Acts > 1968-2006 > Injuries per million 13.96
Ranked 36th. 5 times more than Venezuela
2.61
Ranked 77th.
Convention on aircraft offences 5-Sep-69 4-Feb-83
Convention on civil aviation safety 1-Nov-72 21-Nov-83
Terrorist Acts > 2000-2006 > Injuries 2,386
Ranked 5th. 39 times more than Venezuela
61
Ranked 37th.
Convention on seizure of aircraft 14-Sep-71 7-Jul-83

SOURCES: Center for Nonproliferation Studies; GLOBAL TERRORISM: AN OVERVIEW AND ANALYSIS Monty G. Marshall INSCR Integrated Network for Societal Conflict Research CIDCM Center for International Development and Conflict Management University of Maryland, College Park and the Center for Systemic Peace Draft: September 11, 2002; 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; 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.; Computed by NationMaster. Data from MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Database; MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base; 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.; September 11th, 2001 Victims, website memorial, last update - Sept. 21, 2002.; September 11th, 2001 Victims, website memorial, last update - Sept. 21, 2002. 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.

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