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Source: The post is based on the article “Afghanistan most impacted by terrorism for fourth straight year, India ranks 13th: Global Terrorism Index” published in Indian Express on 19th March 2023
What is the News?
The Global Terrorism Index (GTI) report 2022 has been released.
What is the Global Terrorism Index(GTI)?
Global Terrorism Index(GTI) is a comprehensive study analyzing the impact of terrorism for 163 countries.
Published by: Institute for Economics & Peace(IEP) using data from Terrorism Tracker and other sources.
What are the key findings of the GTI 2022?
Globally, deaths from terrorism fell by nine per cent to 6,701 deaths, marking a 38% decrease from its peak in 2015.
Afghanistan remains the country most impacted by terrorism for the fourth consecutive year though violence has declined.
The report does not include acts of state repression and violence by state actors such as acts committed by the Taliban.
South Asia remains the region with the worst average GTI score.
India: India ranked 13th on the index, marking only a marginal decrease from the previous year. India was among the 25 worst-hit nations on the index.