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List of number of conflicts per year
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This page tracks the number of military conflicts with more than 1,000 fatalities, a categorization used by the Uppsala Conflict Data Program.[1] It covers past years. For a list of ongoing conflicts, see List of ongoing armed conflicts.
Number of conflicts per year
Year+10,000+1,000Map and evolution
  Major wars, 10,000+ deaths in year
  Wars, 1,000–9,999 deaths in year
Armed conflict-related fatalities by country
20154 10
Main conflicts in 2015
RankCountryDeaths[n 1]
1
 Syria
55,219
2
 Afghanistan
36,345
3
 Iraq
24,113
4 Nigeria10,677
5 Mexico8,122
6
 Yemen
6,425
7
 Pakistan
4,612[4]
8
 Ukraine
4,344
9
 Somalia
4,087
10 South Sudan3,258
11 Sudan3,216
12
 Egypt
2,836
13 Libya2,706
14
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
1,699
15
 Cameroon
1,429
16
 Niger
986
17
 Myanmar
881
18 Ethiopia602
19 Burundi551
20
 India
534
21 Philippines501
22
 CAR
475
23
 Mali
414
24
 Colombia
410
25
 Thailand
246
26
 Russia
209
27
 China
197
28
 IsraelPalestine
190
29
 Lebanon
91
30 Iran64
20145 10
Main conflicts in 2014
RankCountryDeaths[2][10]
1
 Syria
76,021
2 South Sudan50,000
3
 Iraq
24,000
4
 Afghanistan
14,638
5 Nigeria11,360
6 Mexico7,504 [11][12]
7
 Ukraine
5,798
8
 Pakistan
5,496
9
 Somalia
4,447
10 Sudan3,892
11
 Central African Republic
3,347
12 Libya2,825
13
 IsraelPalestine
2,365
14
 Yemen
1,500
15
 Cameroon
1,366
16
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
1,235
17
 Egypt
1,176
18
 India
976
19
 Kenya
618
20
 China
500
21
 Colombia
459
22 Philippines386
23
 Mali
380
24
 Russia
341
25
 Thailand
330
26 Ethiopia309
27
 Lebanon
297
28
 Algeria
242
29 Bangladesh76
30 ArmeniaAzerbaijan71
20133 10
Main conflicts in 2013
RankCountryDeaths[2][20]
1
 Syria
73,447
2 Mexico11,324[21][22]
3
 Afghanistan
10,172
4
 Iraq
9,742
5 Sudan6,816
6
 Pakistan
5,739 [23]
7 Nigeria4,727
8 South Sudan4,168
9
 Somalia
3,153
10
 Central African Republic
2,364
11
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
1,976
12
 India
885 [24]
13
 Mali
870
14
 Egypt
730
15
 Kenya
705
16 Libya643
17
 Yemen
600
18
 Russia
529 [25]
19
 Thailand
455
20
 Algeria
340
21 Philippines322
22
 Colombia
124
23
 Myanmar
62
20122 6
RankCountryDeaths
1 Mexico18.061 [26]
2
 Syria
14.825 [27]
3
 Afghanistan
7.225 [28]
4
 Iraq
4,622 [29]
5
 Pakistan
5.211 [23]
6
 Somalia
2.445 [30]
7
 Yemen
2.328 [31]
8 Sudan1.119 [32]
9 Nigeria812 [33]
10
 Turkey
811 [34]
11
 India
803 [24]
12
 Russia
700 [25]
13
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
611 [35]
14
 Algeria
244 [36]
15
 Colombia
211 [37]
16 South Sudan137 [38]
20111 3
RankCountryDeaths
1 Mexico24.068
2 Libya9.400
3
 Pakistan
6.303 [23]
4
 Iraq
4.153 [29]
5
 India
1.073 [24]
6
 Russia
750 [25]
7
   Nepal
19 [39]
2010
RankCountryDeaths
1
 Pakistan
7.435 [23]
2
 Iraq
4.167 [29]
3
 India
1.902 [24]
4
 Russia
749 [25]
5
   Nepal
38 [39]
2009
RankCountryDeaths
1 Sri Lanka15.565 [40]
2
 Pakistan
11.704 [23]
3
 Iraq
5.369 [29]
4
 India
2.232 [24]
5
   Nepal
50 [39]
2008
RankCountryDeaths
1 Sri Lanka11.144 [40]
2
 Iraq
10.271 [29]
3
 Pakistan
6.715 [23]
4
 India
2.619 [24]
5
   Nepal
81 [39]
2007
RankCountryDeaths
1
 Iraq
26.036 [29]
2 Sri Lanka4.377 [40]
3
 Pakistan
3.598 [23]
4
 India
2.615 [24]
5
   Nepal
99 [39]
2006
RankCountryDeaths
1
 Iraq
29.451 [40]
2 Sri Lanka4.126 [29]
3
 India
2.770 [24]
4
 Pakistan
1.471 [23]
5
   Nepal
480 [39]
2005
RankCountryDeaths
1
 Iraq
16.583 [29]
2
 India
3.259 [24]
3
   Nepal
1.845 [39]
4
 Pakistan
648 [23]
5 Sri Lanka330 [40]
2004
RankCountryDeaths
1
 Iraq
11.736 [29]
2
   Nepal
2.451 [39]
3
 Pakistan
863 [23]
4 Sri Lanka109 [40]
2003
RankCountryDeaths
1
 Iraq
12.125 [29]
2
   Nepal
2.105 [39]
3
 Pakistan
189 [23]
4 Sri Lanka59 [40]
References
Citations
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Notes
^ Data for African countries are based on ACLED, excluding riots/protests-related fatalities[2]"ACLED Version 6 (1997–2015)". Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project. Archived from the original on 18 January 2016. Retrieved 6 January 2016. [3]

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