Global Terrorism Index 2016


About Global Terrorism Index (GTI)
The GTI systematically rank the nations of the world according to terrorist activity. It scores a country is calculated based on weightage assigned to four indicators. They are total number of terrorist incidents, injuries, fatalities and property damage sustained in the year in question.
GTI 2016
  • India ranked 7/163 countries
  • Iraq was the worst hit by terror in 2015 followed by Afghanistan and Nigeria
Facts related to India:
  • In India, as many as 797 terrorist attacks were recorded in 2015 up by 4% since 2014.
  • Besides, 289 terrorism-related deaths were recorded in India, a 45% decline over 2014.
  • However, number of Indian Army and paramilitary soldiers killed this year is at an eight-year high.
  • 2015 attacks were the highest since 2000, 80% were non-lethal.
  • India experienced 7% of all terrorist attacks around the world, the fourth highest after Iraq (20%), Afghanistan (14%) and Pakistan (8%).
  • In 2015, India suffered fewer terror attacks (797) than only Iraq (2,415), Afghanistan (1,715) and Pakistan (1,008).
  • India suffered twice as many attacks as Syria (384).

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