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Friday, June 17, 2005

Iraq War, By The Numbers

From the San Francisco Chronicle (end of article):

IRAQ WAR, BY THE NUMBERS

821
Days since the war began.

152,000
Estimated number of U.S. troops deployed in Iraq.

200
Billions of dollars spent on the war.

7
Billions spent every month to maintain occupation.

1,713
U.S. troops killed in Iraq since invasion on March 19, 2003.

11,285
U.S. troops wounded since March 19, 2003.

2,346
Iraqi military and police killed, June 2003-June 15, 2005.

22,300-25,300
Iraqi civilians killed since the beginning of the war.

285
Multiple-casualty bombings by insurgents as of June 15, 2005.

203
Foreign citizens kidnapped since May 2003.

241
Non-Iraqi civilian contractors killed through June 9, 2005.

16,000
Estimated number of insurgents in Iraq.

8.1
Average number of hours per day with electricity in Iraq.

Sources: U.S. Department of Defense; the Brookings Institution, Iraq Index; Iraq Body Count

By Johnny Miller, Chronicle research librarian



Just something to think about.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hey, excellent website. A great Iraq resource is Deaths in Iraq. It breaks all of the casualties down by age, race, branch of the military, country, etc.

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