Statistics –

We see as you do all the places you see precisely how many shark attacks there were in 2017 and how many fatalities there were.

If you see or hear from the so-called shark attack experts on shark week or in the news, say there were 88 shark attacks in 2017.

There are several types of shark attacks and all those educated in shark attacks would inform you the type of shark attack they are talking about.

Confirmed to be unprovoked shark attacks – 88
Confirmed to be provoked shark attacks- 30
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Total number of Confirmed shark attacks – 118
Confirmed shark eating humans – 2
Not enough information to prove – 16
Confirmed boat attacks – 18