India ranks 13th in Global Terrorism Index and Afghanistan tops


According to the 10th Global Terrorism Index (GTI) report, Afghanistan has remained the most affected country by terrorism for the fourth consecutive year while India is ranked 13th in this index.

An Overview of the News

  • The GTI report lists India among countries with a "high" impact of terrorism.

  • According to the report, India is among the 25 worst terrorism affected countries in the world.

  • The Communist Party of India (Maoist) has been listed as the 12th deadliest terrorist group in the GTI reportfor the year 2022.

  • The report surveyed 120 countries, of which 56 did not choose war and terror as the biggest threat to their daily security.

  • The Global Terrorism Index is prepared by the Institute for Economics and Peace.

  • The Global Terrorism Index ranks 163 countries on four indicators over five years and has four factors - the number of deaths caused by terrorists per year, the number of terrorist incidents per year, the number of injuries caused by terrorists per year, and Total property damage caused by terrorism per year.

  • GTI is a report based on data collected from the Global Terrorism Database (GTD).

  • The GTD is collected by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland.

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