Terrorism in ThailandThe risk of terrorist attacks in Thailand over the past years can be classified as below average. Globally, the country took a less important role for terrorism so far. Over the past 5 years a total number of 1354 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 518 people have been killed and 1932 injured.
In 22 incedents a total of 43 people have been kidnapped or taken as hostage.
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Most frequent attack targets in Thailand(2013 to 2017)
Most affected regions(2013 to 2017)
|Prachuap Khiri Khan||4||2||24||0|
Terrorist organisations in Thailand
|United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship||3||21||128||0|
|Aba Cheali Group||1||4||3||0|
|Ahmad Luebaesa Group||1||1||1||0|
All information sourced from the "National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism" (START) and its Global Terrorism Database. An act of terrorism is concidered every incident which is aimed at attaining a political, economic, religious, or social goal, but not for pure profit motives. In addition these incidents must not be legitimized by warfare activities, listet in the Geneva Conventions of 1949.