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Global Terrorism Index 2023

Published: 23rd Mar, 2023


India ranks 13th on The Global Terrorism Index (GTI).

  • The report shows that Afghanistan continues to be the country most affected by terrorism for the 4th year in a row, even though attacks and deaths decreased.

Key Highlights:

  • The GTI report is produced by the Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP), a think tank, using data from Terrorism Tracker and other sources.
  • Terrorism Tracker provides event records on terrorist attacks since 1 January 2007.
  • The dataset contains almost 66,000 terrorist incidents for the period 2007 to 2022.
  • Globally, deaths from terrorism fell by 9% to 6,701 deaths, marking a 38% decrease from its peak in 2015.
  • Pakistan recorded the second largest surge in terror-related deaths worldwide in 2022, the toll increasing significantly to 643.
  • South Asia remains the region with the worst average GTI score.
  • South Asia recorded 1,354 deaths from terrorism in 2022.
  • Islamic State (IS) and its affiliates were the deadliest terror group globally for the eighth consecutive year, recording the most attacks and deaths of any group in 2022.

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