World Locations with the Highest Shark Attack Activity

2005-2014

WORLD
(N=702)
YEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatal
2005 58 4 54
2006 59 4 55
2007 70 1 69
2008 55 4 51
2009 68 7 61
2010 82 6 76
2011 79 13 66
2012 83 7 76
2013 76 10 66
2014 72 3 69
FLORIDA
(N=219)
AUSTRALIA
(N=123)
YEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatalYEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatal
2005 17 1 16 2005 10 2 8
2006 21 0 21 2006 7 1 6
2007 31 0 31 2007 12 0 12
2008 28 0 28 2008 10 1 9
2009 19 0 19 2009 22 0 22
2010 14 1 13 2010 14 1 13
2011 11 0 11 2011 13 4 9
2012 27 0 27 2012 14 2 12
2013 23 0 23 2013 10 2 8
2014 28 0 28 2014 11 2 9
HAWAII
(N=55)
SOUTH AFRICA
(N=40)
YEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatalYEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatal
2005 4 0 4 2005 4 0 4
2006 3 0 3 2006 4 0 4
2007 7 0 7 2007 2 0 2
2008 1 0 1 2008 0 0 0
2009 3 0 3 2009 6 4 2
2010 4 0 4 2010 8 2 6
2011 3 0 3 2011 5 2 3
2012 10 0 10 2012 4 3 1
2013 13 1 12 2013 5 1 4
2014 7 0 7 2014 2 1 1
SOUTH CAROLINA
(N=38)
CALIFORNIA
(N=31)
YEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatalYEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatal
2005 5 0 5 2005 3 0 3
2006 4 0 4 2006 1 0 1
2007 5 0 5 2007 4 0 4
2008 2 0 2 2008 2 1 1
2009 0 0 0 2009 4 0 4
2010 4 0 4 2010 4 1 3
2011 2 0 2 2011 3 0 3
2012 5 0 5 2012 5 1 4
2013 6 0 6 2013 1 0 1
2014 5 0 5 2014 4 0 4
NORTH CAROLINA
(N=25)
RÉUNION ISLAND
(N=18)
YEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatalYEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatal
2005 2 0 2 2005 0 0 0
2006 1 0 1 2006 2 1 1
2007 2 0 2 2007 1 0 1
2008 3 0 3 2008 0 0 0
2009 1 0 1 2009 0 0 0
2010 5 0 5 2010 1 0 1
2011 4 0 4 2011 4 2 2
2012 2 0 2 2012 4 1 3
2013 1 0 1 2013 5 2 3
2014 4 0 4 2014 1 0 1
BRAZIL
(N=12)
BAHAMAS
(N=5)
YEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatalYEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatal
2005 1 0 1 2005 1 0 1
2006 3 1 2 2006 2 0 2
2007 0 0 0 2007 0 0 0
2008 3 0 2 2008 0 0 0
2009 1 1 0 2009 0 0 0
2010 1 0 1 2010 2 1 1
2011 2 0 2 2011 0 0 0
2012 0 0 0 2012 0 0 0
2013 1 1 0 2013 0 0 0
2014 0 0 0 2014 0 0 0

 

Last Updated February 11, 2015 


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