Table 1 Number of brown bear attacks on humans recorded during the period 2000–2015 and characteristics of the country/jurisdiction where the attacks occurred.

From: Brown bear attacks on humans: a worldwide perspective

Country/State Number of Attacks (2000–2015) Number of Fatalities (2000–2015) Number of Brown Bears Brown Bear Range (km2) Human Density (inhabitants/km2) Brown Bear Density (bears/1000 km2)
Romania 131 11 6000 89900 62.3 66.741
Slovakia 54 0 1000 12855 89.0 77.790
Turkey 54 11 4000 190552 29.7 20.992
Alaska 51 7 32000 1455855 0.3 21.980
British Columbia 42 2 15000 768801 0.4 19.511
Wyoming 29 5 511 27896 1.2 18.318
Sweden 28 2 2900 316300 5.0 9.169
Iran 25 0 unknown 241327 12.7 unknown
Montana 25 2 1105 64713 2.9 17.075
Alberta 18 4 691 148114 0.8 4.665
Finland 17 0 1700 357900 13.7 4.750
Greece 12 1 350 19500 26.8 17.949
Slovenia 12 0 455 13700 73.3 33.212
Poland 8 1 115 10400 75.7 11.058
Ukraine 8 2 350 28000 101.0 12.500
Idaho 8 0 34 6663 3.5 5.103
Bulgaria 7 1 560 32800 35.2 17.073
NW Territories 6 1 4000 772227 0.01 5.180
Spain 5 0 247 12800 7.2 19.297
Yukon 4 3 6000 480406 0.03 12.489
Croatia 3 0 1000 12372 21.5 80.828
Norway 2 0 105 149550 6.9 0.702
Italy (Alps) 2 0 51 2000 92.4 25.500
Estonia 2 0 700 34000 19.2 20.600
  1. Values are calculated within the brown bear population of each country where the attacks took place. When attacks occurred in more than one bear population within one country, values were calculated for the total area occupied by the populations involved.