Visual History of Decreasing War and Violence

HISTORY, 26 Jun 2017

Max Roser | Our World in Data – TRANSCEND Media Service

Archaeological studies show that societies in the past were very violent. Often more than 10% of deaths were the result of one person killing another. In this chart I have included all the available archaeological evidence that I could find.

You can find the (long) list of data sources by clicking on the chart.

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