Regional comparison of data breaches
People from Europe are 3 times more likely to suffer account data leaks than the global population
Breaches in Europe account for 29.8% of the total global breaches. To put this into perspective, a single person from Europe has gotten their online account details leaked around 7 times since 2004. However, not all countries are exposed to cyber risks on the same level. Russia is the most targeted country, with 5 out of 10 breaches in Europe happening there.
|Total breached accounts||Breached accounts per 100 people||Data points per account||No. of passwords leaked per 100 breached accounts|
|Total breached accounts 16.5B||Breached accounts per 100 people 206||Data points per account 2.4||No. of passwords leaked per 100 breached accounts 84|
|Total breached accounts 4.9B||Breached accounts per 100 people 660||Data points per account 2.1||No. of passwords leaked per 100 breached accounts 107|
|Region with most breaches|
|Total breached accounts 2.7B||Breached accounts per 100 people 931||Data points per account 1.7||No. of passwords leaked per 100 breached accounts 122|
|Region with least breaches|
|Total breached accounts 454.9M||Breached accounts per 100 people 426||Data points per account 3.0||No. of passwords leaked per 100 breached accounts 77|
|Country with most breaches|
|Total breached accounts 2.3B||Breached accounts per 100 people 1,587||Data points per account 1.7||No. of passwords leaked per 100 breached accounts 127|
|Country with least breaches|
|Total breached accounts 114.5k||Breached accounts per 100 people 7||Data points per account 3.3||No. of passwords leaked per 100 breached accounts 65|
- Countries with a population of less than 1M people are excluded when selecting the country with the most/fewest breaches.