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GTD Data Now Downloadable


GTD Data Now Downloadable

November 6, 2009

The data files for START's Global Terrorism Database (GTD) can now be downloaded directly from the GTD's Web site. GTD includes thorough data on more than 80,000 terrorist incidents that have occurred around the world since 1970. Users can now download these data via the "Contact GTD" portion of the GTD Web site. Users should select the Download full GTD dataset option under Actions in the contact form provided. Data is provided in Excel format.

Additional information on the GTD, including information on specific terrorist incidents, can be accessed through the project's Web site.