About This Statistic
This statistic shows average costs of cyber crime attacks in selected countries in 2016. During a survey it was found that the average cost of cyber crime attacks in the United States amounted to 17.36 million U.S. dollars. Second-ranked Germany averaged 7.84 million U.S. dollars in damages per company attack. According to an August 2016 survey of global companies, business disruption was the most costly consequence of a targeted cyber attack on their business. Overall, the financial service sector had the highest annual costs caused by cyber crime.