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How many people are victims of terrorist-related deaths in Africa?

In 2019, Sub-Saharan Africa recorded 4,635 deaths from terrorism according to Global Terrorism Index data. This is a slight increase from 4,523 in 2018. While this is still lower than the peak seen in 2014, it is a 200% increase from a decade ago. In total, just under 50,000 people have been killed in terrorist attacks in the region since 2002.

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