Terrorism index in Nigeria 2011-2019

In Nigeria, political, economic, and social grievances are causing violence and deaths. Several militant groups are active in the country, leading to attacks to both civil and military targets. Boko Haram is the deadliest terrorist group, an affiliate of the Islamic State. Over the years, the terrorism index in Nigeria experienced an increase. As of 2019, the indicator stood at 8.31. The index measures the direct and indirect impact of terrorism on a scale from 0 (no impact) to 10 (highest impact). Despite a decrease compared to the previous five years, Nigeria is one of the countries with the highest terrorism threat levels in the world. In 2019, it recorded the second largest number of deaths related to terrorism worldwide.

Terrorism index in Nigeria from 2011 to 2019

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Source

Release date

January 2021

Region

Nigeria

Survey time period

2011 to 2019

Supplementary notes

The source does not specify a publication date. The release date is therefore the date the data was accessed.
The source specifies: "The Global Terrorism Index measures the direct and indirect impact of terrorism, including its effects on lives lost, injuries, property damage and the psychological aftereffects. It is a composite score that ranks countries according to the impact of terrorism from 0 (no impact) to 10 (highest impact)."

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