Explosive Violence Monitor 2012

In 2012, AOAV recorded 34,758 total deaths and injuries as a result of explosive violence. Of these, 78% were civilians (27,025). This represents a rise of 26% from the number of civilian casualties recorded in the 2011 data. In 2012 AOAV recorded incidents in more than 50 countries.

For more information, read AOAV’s report An Explosive Situation: Monitoring Explosive Violence in 2012.


  • 2,742

    Total number of incidents

  • 34,758

    Total number of casualties
    (killed and injured)

  • 78%

    % of casualties who are civilians

% of civilian casualties by weapon type

The worst incidents of 2012

Key Explosive Violence Monitor Reports