Countries most impacted by terrorism: number of deaths 2018

The statistic shows the total number of people dead in the countries most impacted by terrorism in 2018. Afghanistan was the country most impacted by terrorism in that year. A total of 7,379 fatalities were caused by terrorism in Afghanistan.

Number of deaths in the countries most impacted by terrorism in 2018

Number of people killed
Afghanistan7,379
Nigeria2,040
Iraq1,054
Syria662
Somalia646
Pakistan537
Democratic Republic of the Congo410
India350
Yemen301
Philippines297
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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

Terrorism is the systematic use of terror, especially as a means of coercion. In the international community, however, terrorism has no universally agreed, legally binding, criminal law definition. Common definitions of terrorism refer only to those violent acts which are intended to create fear (terror), are perpetrated for a religious, political or ideological goal, and deliberately target or disregard the safety of non-combatants (civilians).

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