Data Sources


Global Terrorism Database

University of Maryland

The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) is an open-source database including information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 through 2016 (with annual updates planned for the future). Unlike many other event databases, the GTD includes systematic data on domestic as well as international terrorist incidents that have occurred during this time period and now includes more than 150,000 cases.

Link to GTD


Right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe: the RTV dataset

University of Oslo

The dataset currently comprises 578 incidents, including 190 deadly incidents causing 303 deaths. The dataset provides extensive information about each incident, including all corresponding sources. Each incident has been coded on a range of variables, including time and location, perpetrator and victim characteristics, organizational affiliation, weapon type, and number of casualties.

Link to RTV Dataset