- Unprovoked Attacks - 66 incidents
- Provoked Attacks - 34 incidents
- Boat Attacks - 9 incidents
- Scavenge - 4 incidents
- Habituation - 1 incident
- Public Aquaria - 1 incident
- Doubtful - 10 incidents
- Not Confirmed - 5 incidents
- Total Cases - 130 incidents
The International Shark Attack File (est. 1958) is housed at the Florida Museum of Natural History and is the only scientifically-generated database that documents and monitors shark attacks on a global basis.
*South Africa has an annual average of four total shark attacks and one fatality.