Costs caused by maritime piracy in selected regions worldwide in 2016 (in billion U.S. dollars)

Piracy - costs globally by region 2016 The statistic shows the costs caused by maritime piracy in selected regions worldwide in 2016. In that year, the economic costs of maritime piracy in the East African region amounted to around 1.7 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 Africa1,700545
West Africa793.71,921
Asia4.52,283
RegionEconomic cost (in million U.S. dollars)Human cost (in number of seafarers subjected to attacks)
East Africa1,700545
West Africa793.71,921
Asia4.52,283
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The statistic shows the costs caused by maritime piracy in selected regions worldwide in 2016. In that year, the economic costs of maritime piracy in the East African region amounted to around 1.7 billion U.S. dollars.
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Release date
June 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2016
Supplementary notes
* Economic cost includes the following aspects: cost of stolen goods, cost of stolen cargo

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