European Union Terrorism Situation and Trend report (TE-SAT) 2020

23 June 2020
EU Terrorism Situation & Trend Report (Te-Sat)

This Publication/Document is about Terrorism

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Terrorists’ ultimate goal is to undermine our societies and our democratic political systems. Terrorism generates fear, empowers political extremes and polarises societies.  Europol’s EU Terrorism Situation and Trend report (TE-SAT), pulls together facts and figures on terrorist attacks and arrests in the EU in 2019: 

  • A total of 119 foiled, failed and completed terrorist attacks were reported by a total of 13 EU Member States; 
  • 1 004 individuals were arrested on suspicion of terrorism-related offences in 19 EU Member States, with Belgium, France, Italy, Spain and the UK reporting the highest numbers;
  • Ten people died because of terrorist attacks in the EU and 27 people were injured.