Number of fatalities due to terrorist attacks worldwide in 2017, by responsible terrorist group

Terrorist groups responsible for the most fatalities worldwide 2017 This statistic shows the number of fatalities due to terrorist attacks worldwide in 2017, by the responsible terrorist group. In that year, 7,120 people were killed by terrorist attacks attributed to the Islamic State.
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Number of attacks
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)7,120
Taliban4,925
Al-Shabaab1,894
Boko Haram1,577
Khorasan Province of the Islamic State1,302
Sinai Province of the Islamic State636
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)500
Houthi extremists (Ansar Allah)443
Fulani extremists344
Communist Party of India - Maoist (CPI-Maoist)/Maoists223
New People's Army (NPA)200
Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)190
Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM)161
Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG)72
Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement (BIFM)53
National Liberation Army of Colombia (ELN)47
Hizbul Mujahideen (HM)47
Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN)15
Communist Party of Nepal - Maoist (CPN-Maoist-Chand)2
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM)1
Number of attacks
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)7,120
Taliban4,925
Al-Shabaab1,894
Boko Haram1,577
Khorasan Province of the Islamic State1,302
Sinai Province of the Islamic State636
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)500
Houthi extremists (Ansar Allah)443
Fulani extremists344
Communist Party of India - Maoist (CPI-Maoist)/Maoists223
New People's Army (NPA)200
Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)190
Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM)161
Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG)72
Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement (BIFM)53
National Liberation Army of Colombia (ELN)47
Hizbul Mujahideen (HM)47
Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN)15
Communist Party of Nepal - Maoist (CPN-Maoist-Chand)2
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM)1
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This statistic shows the number of fatalities due to terrorist attacks worldwide in 2017, by the responsible terrorist group. In that year, 7,120 people were killed by terrorist attacks attributed to the Islamic State.
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Release date
July 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2017

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