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Terrorism

2016
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Methodology

According to the Global Terrorism Database definition, a terrorist attack is "the threatened or actual use of illegal force and violence by a non-state actor to attain a political, economic, religious, or social goal through fear, coercion, or intimidation". The terrorism index uses 3 variables (total number of terrorist incidents, total number of fatalities caused by terrorism and total number of injured caused by terrorism) that capture differently the relative intensity of terrorist activity at country level. Performance score from 0 to 100. The lowest score reflects the best situation.

Source: Global Terrorism Data (GTD).

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