Global Terrorism Database

Global Terrorism Database (GTD),

is an open-source database including information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 through 2007 (with annual updates planned for the future). Unlike many other event databases, the GTD includes systematic data on domestic as well as international terrorist incidents that have occurred during this time period and now includes more than 80,000 cases.

This database is in Beta release. Navigation is easy. Users can search the database or browse by region, country, perpetrator, weapon type, attack type, or target type. Data is displayed in a clean format including a time line chart and a table. Table displays data by date, country, city, perpetrator, fatalities, injured, and target type. The extended display of a table adds information pertaining to region, attack type, and weapon type.

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