Cities with the highest fatality rate from terrorism 2014

The statistic shows the ten cities with the highest fatality rate from terroristic attacks in 2014. That year, Maiduguri in Nigeria reported a fatality rate of 39 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants.

Cities around the world with the highest fatality rates from terrorism in 2014

Rate per 100,000 population
Baghdad43
Maiduguri39
Mosul29
Peshawar25
Donetsk10
Kabul7
Kano5
Odessa5
Karachi3
Kaduna3
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Source

Release date

November 2015

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2014

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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