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VOL. XII, Issue 5

30 Terrorism Databases and Data Sets: A New Inventory

This Research Note is a follow up on an similar one, published under the title ‘Terrorism Events Data: An Inventory of Databases and Data Sets, 1968-2017’ in Perspectives on Terrorism, Vol. XI, Issue 4 (2017) (URL: While the previous inventory covered 60 databases and data sets, this one describes 30 in the same three categories: (i) Academic, Think Tank and Independent Databases (n =21) (ii) Commercial Databases (n = 5) and (iii) Governmental Databases (n =4). Most of these data refer to terrorism, yet a few are broader, covering other forms of political violence as well as armed conflicts.

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