Terrorists in the United States since 9/11, by year and gender as of December 2019

In 2019, as of December, there were a total of 24 people charged with jihadi terrorism in the United States: 24 of whom were male and one of whom was female. Since 9/11, a total of 486 people have been charged with terrorism in the United States, with 2015 seeing the largest spike in people charged with terrorism.

Extremism in the United States

Despite fears that extremism is on the rise in the United States, right-wing extremism is far more prevalent than jihadi terrorism. From 2009 to 2018, 23.4 percent of extremist-related killings were caused by someone affiliated with Islamist extremism, and almost three quarters of extremist-related killings were carried out by someone affiliated with right-wing extremism. Overall, there have been relatively few terrorist attacks in the U.S. since 1970.

Islamist extremism in the U.S.

2016 saw a spike in the number of Islamist extremist killings in the United States, with 49 fatalities in that year. However, there was a significant number of attacks in the following year that resulted in no injuries and no fatalities.

Gender of jihadist terrorists in the United States from September 11, 2001 to December 2019, by year

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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 12, 2001 to December 31, 2019

Supplementary notes

*As of December 31, 2019
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