Costs caused by maritime piracy in selected regions worldwide in 2017 (in billion U.S. dollars)

Piracy - costs globally by region 2017 The statistic shows the costs caused by maritime piracy in selected regions worldwide in 2017. In that year, the economic costs of maritime piracy in the East African region amounted to around 1.4 billion U.S. dollars.
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RegionEconomic cost (in million U.S. dollars)Human cost (in number of seafarers subjected to attacks)
East Africa1,4001,102
West Africa818.11,726
Asia*29.41,908
RegionEconomic cost (in million U.S. dollars)Human cost (in number of seafarers subjected to attacks)
East Africa1,4001,102
West Africa818.11,726
Asia*29.41,908
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The statistic shows the costs caused by maritime piracy in selected regions worldwide in 2017. In that year, the economic costs of maritime piracy in the East African region amounted to around 1.4 billion U.S. dollars.
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Release date
2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2017
Supplementary notes
Economic cost includes the following aspects: cost of stolen goods, cost of stolen cargo, cost of personnel; the values for Asia have been added up

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