Graphs

​PRIO's Conflict Trends project is working together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to map trends in conflict. The project gathers data on conflict events, available to the public and presented graphically here.​

 

Battle Deaths in Conflict


Figure 1. All conflicts (extrastate, interstate, intrastate, and internationalized intrastate). Battle-related deaths by type of estimate per country year, 1989-2013. Source: UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset v.5-2014, Uppsala Conflict Data Program, www.ucdp.uu.se, Uppsala University.

Figure 2. Battle deaths by type of conflict, 1946-2013. Intrastate, and internationalized intrastate are collapsed into one category. Source: UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset v.5-2014, Uppsala Conflict Data Program, www.ucdp.uu.se, Uppsala University.

Figure 3. Total battle deaths for all conflicts (extrastate, interstate, intrastate, and internationalized intrastate), 1946-2013. Sources: 1946-2008 (Lacina and Gleditsch 2005), 1989-2013 (UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset v.5-2014, Uppsala Conflict Data Program, www.ucdp.uu.se, Uppsala University). For 2013 low estimate for Syria is taken from UCDP, high estimate from OHCHR: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Countries/SY/HRDAGUpdatedReportAug2014.pdf.

Figure 4. Battle-deaths in extrasystemic, interstate and intrastate armed conflict as a share of total battle-deaths, 1946-2013. Source: UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset v.5-2014, Uppsala Conflict Data Program, www.ucdp.uu.se, Uppsala University.

Figure 5. Battle deaths in internal conflicts, 1989-2013.  Sources: Eck and Hultman (2007), Sundberg et al. 2012, and UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset v.5-2014, Uppsala Conflict Data Program, www.ucdp.uu.se, Uppsala University.

Figure 6. Battle deaths in internal conflicts, 1989-2013. Rwanda 1994 excluded from the sample. Sources: Eck and Hultman (2007), Sundberg et al. 2012, and UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset v.5-2014, Uppsala Conflict Data Program, www.ucdp.uu.se, Uppsala University. 

Number of Conflicts


Figure 1. Number of armed conflicts by type of conflict, 1946-2013. Source: Gleditsch et al. (2002).

Number of Countries in Conflict


Figure 1. Share of countries (UN members) participating in conflict, 1946-2013. Sources: Gleditsch et al. (2002) and http://www.un.org/en/members/.

Figure 2. Share of countries (UN members) with intrastate armed conflict, 1946-2013. Sources: Gleditsch et al. (2002) and http://www.un.org/en/members/. 

Regime Types


Figure 1. Trends in governance worldwide (1800-2013), countries with population > 500.000. Source: Polity V, http://www.systemicpeace.org/polityproject.html.

Figure 2. Trends in governance worldwide (1946-2013), countries with population > 500.000. Source: Polity V, http://www.systemicpeace.org/polityproject.html.

Figure 3. Trends in governance in America (1946-2013), countries with population > 500.000. Source: Polity V, http://www.systemicpeace.org/polityproject.html.

Figure 4. Trends in governance in America (1800-2013), countries with population > 500.000. Source: Polity V, http://www.systemicpeace.org/polityproject.html.

Figure 5. Trends in governance in Europe (1946-2013), countries with population > 500.000. Source: Polity V, http://www.systemicpeace.org/polityproject.html

Figure 6. Trends in governance in Europe (1800-2013), countries with population > 500.000. Source: Polity V, http://www.systemicpeace.org/polityproject.html.

Figure 7. Trends in governance in Africa (1946-2013), countries with population > 500.000. Source: Polity V, http://www.systemicpeace.org/polityproject.html.

Figure 8. Trends in governance in Africa (1800-2013), countries with population > 500.000. Source: Polity V, http://www.systemicpeace.org/polityproject.html.

Figure 9. Trends in governance in the Middle East (1946-2013), countries with population > 500.000. Source: Polity V, http://www.systemicpeace.org/polityproject.html.

Figure 10. Trends in governance in the Middle East (1800-2013), countries with population > 500.000. Source: Polity V, http://www.systemicpeace.org/polityproject.html. 

Global Terrorism Events


Figure 1. Number of deaths by terrorist events per year worldwide (1970-2013). Source: Global Terrorism Database, http://www.start.umd.edu/gtd/.

Figure 2. Number of reported terrorist events per year worldwide (1970-2013). Source: Global Terrorism Database, http://www.start.umd.edu/gtd/.

Figure 3. Number of reported terrorist events without estimated number of deaths (1970-2013). Source: Global Terrorism Database, http://www.start.umd.edu/gtd/.

Conflict Trends