Στατιστικά για την “εποχή των ταραχών” στην αμερικανική ήπειρο

brazil-metroΗ στατιστική καταγραφή των αγώνων στην αμερικάνικη ήπειρο την περίοδο 2007-2013 από το Envisioning the New Americas (EtNA), ένα πρότζεκτ τεσσάρων μεταπτυχιακών φοιτητών του πανεπιστημίου Bielefeld στη Γερμανία (http://www.etna-project.org/), αποτυπώνει ποσοτικά την κλιμάκωση των συγκρούσεων, τη δυναμική της “εποχής των ταραχών” στην αμερικανική ήπειρο.

Η συνοπτική παρουσίαση των στατιστικών στοιχείων από το κείμενο τεκμηρίωσης του πρότζεκτ:

 General Statistics, 2007-2013

america_generalamerica_general-1a) Of the total number of protests in the period under investigation, 63,51% took place in the years 2010, 2012 and 2013. Protests increased by a yearly average of 26,46% since 2007.

b) 22% of the total protests could be considered violent, 69,44% are regular demonstrations and the remaining 8,35% are unspecified.

c) “Demonstrations” as a category has been growing steadily, rapidly and substantially since 2007, except for the year 2010. Although the other protest categories display fluctuations, it is possible to identify an overall increasing tendency when examining the entire period.

d) There has been considerable increase in all categories since 2011. Only the category

Strike or Boycott” declined substantially after 2011, eventually reaching a level below that of 2010. From 2012 to 2013, the category “Hunger Strike” grew by 264%.

Category statistics for the period 2007-2013

a) The category „Unspecified Demonstrations“ increased by an average of 24,15% per year, adding up to a total increase of 354,55% from 2007 to 2013.

b) The category “Demonstration” increased by an average of 26,41% per year, adding up to a total increase of 415,79% from 2007 to 2013.

c) The category “Hunger Strike” increased by an average of 48,48% per year, adding up to a total increase of 1491,66% from 2007 to 2013.

d) The category “Strike or Boycott” increased by an average of 20,23% per year, adding up to a total increase of 263,16% from 2007 to 2013.

e) The category “Blockade of Streets and/or Entrances” increased by an average of 39,73% per year, adding up to a total increase of 940% from 2007 to 2013.

f) The category “Riots (Violent Protests)” increased by an average of 16,91% per year, adding up to a total increase of 198,59% from 2007 to 2013.

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