Figure 4.1 Worldwide Terrorist Incidents Against Infrastructure: 2000–2004

Figure 4.1
Worldwide Terrorist Incidents Against Infrastructure: 2000–2004

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Target Incidents Percentage of total
Airports & airlines 79 7.8
Food or water supply 2 0.2
Maritime 8 0.8
Telecommunication 75 7.4
General transportation 499 49.2
Utilities 351 34.6
TOTAL, infrastructure 1,014 10.1
TOTAL, all targets 10,000 100.0

NOTES: Definitions for the target categories were not available from the source at the time of publication. "Airports and airlines" and "Maritime" targets were not included in the general "Transportation" target category. "Infrastructure" targets were chosen from a list of all targets available on the source website at, http://www.tkb.org/IncidentTargetModule.jsp as of August 2005.

SOURCE: Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism, Terrorism Knowledge Base, Analytical Tools, Incident Statistics by Target, available online at http://www.tkb.org/Home.jsp as of August, 2005.