Ten terrorist groups responsible for the highest number of attacks worldwide in 2015

Terrorist groups who committed the largest number of attacks worldwide in 2015 This statistic shows the ten most aggressive terrorist groups in 2015, ranked by the number of terrorist acts committed. Islamic State committed the largest number of attacks in 2015, claiming responsibility for 3,317 acts of terrorism.
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Number of attacks
Islamic State3,317
Jabhat Al-Nusra551
Donetsk People's Republic (DPR)526
Taliban502
Communist Party of India - Maoist337
Ansar Allah285
Luhansk People's Republic (LPR)268
Boko Haram260
Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan (PKK)246
Harakat Al-Shabaab Al-Mujahideen236
Number of attacks
Islamic State3,317
Jabhat Al-Nusra551
Donetsk People's Republic (DPR)526
Taliban502
Communist Party of India - Maoist337
Ansar Allah285
Luhansk People's Republic (LPR)268
Boko Haram260
Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan (PKK)246
Harakat Al-Shabaab Al-Mujahideen236
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This statistic shows the ten most aggressive terrorist groups in 2015, ranked by the number of terrorist acts committed. Islamic State committed the largest number of attacks in 2015, claiming responsibility for 3,317 acts of terrorism.
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Release date
January 2016
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
January 14, 2016
Supplementary notes
Figures are based on data collected by Jane's Terrorism & Insurgency Centre as part of IHS.

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