Mongolia included among 25 countries that have no impact of terrorism
According to 2019 Global Terrorism Index developed by London Institute for Economics and Peace, Mongolia is included among 25 nations that have no impact of terrorism together with countries such as North Korea, Cambodia, Cuba, Singapore and Portugal.
In the 2019 Global Terrorism Index, the impact of terrorism improved for 98 countries compared to 40 that deteriorated over the last year. However, the overall impact of terrorism was still higher in 80 countries comparing to that of five years ago.
2019 Key Findings
- The total number of deaths from terrorism declined for the fourth consecutive year in 2018, falling by 15.2% to 15,952 deaths.
- The Taliban is now the deadliest terrorist group in the world, accounting for 38 per cent of all terrorist deaths. This is an increase of 71%.
- Terrorism still remains a global security threat with 71 countries recording more than one death – the second highest number of countries since 2002.
- Deaths in Europe fell by 70%. Western Europe recorded its lowest number of incidents since 2012.
- There has been an increase in far-right terrorism in Western Europe, North America, and Oceania for the third consecutive year.
- The global economic impact of terrorism was US$33 billion in 2018; a substantial decrease of 38% from the previous year.
The GTI is developed by the Institute for Economics and Peace, an independent, non-partisan, non-profit think tank dedicated to shifting the world’s focus to peace as a positive, achievable and tangible measure of human well-being and progress.
source: London Institute for Economics and Peace