The index measures the impact of terrorism on the world and on specific countries (darker red indicates greater impact) Institute for Economics and peace
CNN: Terror attacks in developed world surge 650% in one year
London (CNN)The developed world became more dangerous in 2015 with a massive increase in deaths from terrorism, although globally there was a slight fall, according to new figures released Wednesday.
There was a 650% increase in fatal terror attacks on people living in the world's biggest economies in 2015, the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) 2016 reveals.
The annual report carried out for think tank the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) shows a complex picture with terrorism intensifying in some countries and spreading to new ones.
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2016 Global Terrorism Index: 650% Increase in Deaths from Terrorism Amongst OECD Member Countries -- PR Newswire
Terror-related deaths surge 650% in West in 2015 -- Press Association
Terrorism deaths fall in 2015: annual global index -- AFP
Global terrorism deaths fall, but rise 650 percent in OECD countries -report -- Reuters
Terrorism deaths fall despite widening impact of attacks, global study reveals -- The Guardian
Global Terrorism Index 2016: Developed countries suffer dramatic rise in terrorism-related deaths -- The Independent
Fall in global deaths from terrorism overshadowed by spread to more countries -- The Telegraph
Terrorism index: Isis, Boko Haram, al-Qaeda and Taliban worst terror groups in the world -- IBTimes
The number of deaths might be reducing but terrorism is costing the global economy billions of dollars each year -- City A.M.