Last year alone 17,958 people were killed in terrorist attacks, that’s 61% more than the previous year. This dramatic increase in terrorist activity isn’t being felt evenly. In fact, last year 82% of all terrorism occurred in only five countries.
The 2014 Global Terrorism Index video provides a snapshot of the state of terrorism around the world: which countries are most impacted, who are the biggest terrorist organisations and what drives terrorism? Get the facts in under 2 minutes.
For more on the state of terrorism, see the interactive Global Terrorism Index map and the 2014 Global Terrorism Index report.
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