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Global Terrorism Database


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1970 - 12/2020
Data type
Event data:
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)

The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) provides statistical information on terrorist events throughout the world starting in 1970 and is updated on an annual basis. Data are collected from news and media reports that are deemed credible by GTD investigators and researchers. The database contains information on over 200,000 terrorist attacks.