2012 so far has had less shark attacks but we have not had the US summer yet where a lot of the attacs happen. The growth of shark attacks appears to grow with the number of people in the water, reporting of shark attacks has improved greatly as well. Note that very few of these attacks are fatal. Click here to see the list of fatal shark attacks by year!.

List of all shark attacks by year.

Graph showing reported shark incidents by year since 1950