Check out our data visualization on current military conflicts and riots in Asia and Africa. Visualization is based on ACLED’s data.

Most importantly, there were over 280 thousands of fatalities between 2017 and 2018.

Most Dangerous Countries due to Military Conflicts and Riots

The most dangerous country is Syria. To clarify, 71 764 fatalities were there. The Syrian Civil War is an ongoing multi-sided armed conflict. The fight is between the Ba’athist Syrian Arab Republic led by President Bashar al-Asaad, along with its allies, and various forces opposing both the government and each other in varying combinations.

The second most dangerous country is Afghanisthan, where 71 233 people died. Then, there is Iraq with 36 841 fatalities. Moreover, in Yemen 33 353 people were killed. Therefore, almost 300 thousands people were killed in those countries.

In addition, people died also in Somalia, Nigeria, South Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Phillippines.

In other words, these regions are full of riots, fear and anxiety. Unfortunately, war never changes. Therefore, deaths happen too often.

Data Visualization on Military Conflicts and Riots

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Visualization Credits

  • Data source: ACLED &
  • Originally visualization was prepare for MakeOverMonday event.
  • Tools I used: Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep.

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