Iraq War Facts


Data is presented as of October 30, 2010, except as indicated.

  • Journalists killed – 144, 97 by murder and 47 by acts of war
  • Journalists killed by US Forces – 14
  • Iraqi Police and Soldiers Killed – 9,765
  • Journalists killed – 144, 97 by murder and 47 by acts of war
  • Journalists killed by US Forces – 14
  • Iraqi Police and Soldiers Killed – 9,765

Iraqi Civilians Killed, Estimated – On October 22, 2010, ABC News reported “a secret U.S. government tally that puts the Iraqi (civilian) death toll over 100,000,” information that was included in more than 400,000 military documents released by Wikileaks.com.

  • Iraqi Insurgents Killed, Roughly Estimated – 55,000
  • Non-Iraqi Contractors and Civilian Workers Killed – 572
  • Non-Iraqi Kidnapped – 306, including 57 killed, 147 released, 4 escaped, 6 rescued and 89 status unknown.
  • Iraqis Displaced Inside Iraq, by Iraq War, as of May 2007 – 2,255,000
  • Iraqi Refugees in Syria & Jordan – 2.1 million to 2.25 million
  • Iraqi Unemployment Rate – 27 to 60%, where curfew not in effect
  • Consumer Price Inflation in 2006 – 50%
  • Iraqi Children Suffering from Chronic Malnutrition – 28% in June 2007 (Per CNN.com, July 30, 2007)

Excerpt from : http://usliberals.about.com/od/homelandsecurit1/a/IraqNumbers.htm

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