2016 Terror targets

Terrorism and Political Violence according to Aon’s 2017 Risk Maps for Political Risk, is the most popular target for terror attacks. As published today, terror attack in 2016 were private and citizens and their property which accounted to about 1,342 worldwide. Militaries were the second most-affected, accounting to about 800 attacks. Generally, 2016 encountered a year-on-year increase in terror attacks of 14 % (3,633 to 4,151). Even though most of the attacks were executed outside Western countries, it was these parts of the world that experienced one of the largest proportionate increases. In 2016, there were 96 attacks – 174 percent up on the 35 in 2015.

Source: forbes.com

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