Iraq: Key figures since the war began

AP News
Posted: Dec 02, 2011 12:49 PM
Iraq: Key figures since the war began


_U.S. deaths as of Nov. 30, 2011: 4,485.

_Confirmed U.S. military wounded (hostile) as of Nov. 29, 2011: 31,921.

_Confirmed U.S. military wounded (non-hostile, using medical air transport) as of Oct. 31, 2011: 40,350

_Deaths of civilian employees of U.S. government contractors as of Sept. 30, 2011: More than 2,097.

_Iraqi deaths as of Nov. 30, 2011 from war-related violence, according to Iraq Body Count: At least 103,775.

_Assassinated Iraqi academics as of Aug. 25, 2011: 464.

_Journalists killed on assignment as of Nov. 30, 2011: 174.


_More than $805 billion as of Nov. 30, 2011, according to the National Priorities Project.


_Prewar: 2.58 million barrels per day.

_July 29, 2011: 2.37 million barrels per day.


_Prewar nationwide: 3,958 megawatts. Hours per day (estimated): 4-8.

_July 29, 2011: Nationwide: 6,990 megawatts. Hours per day: not available.


_Prewar cell phones: 80,000.

_October 2011: An estimated 23 million, served by three carriers.


Prewar: 12.9 million people had potable water.

Sept. 22, 2011: Approximately 24 million people have potable water (majority in urban areas).


_Prewar: 6.2 million people served.

_Sept. 22, 2011: Approximately 20 million people served (majority in urban areas).


_Prewar: 1,021,962.

_August 2011: Approximately 1.3 million people are currently displaced inside Iraq.


_Prewar: 500,000 Iraqis living abroad.

_July 2011: Approximately 1 million Iraqis, mainly in Syria and Jordan.


Sources: Associated Press, U.S. State Department, U.S. Defense Department, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction, The Brookings Institution, Iraq Body Count, U.N. Assistance Mission for Iraq, U.N. High Commission for Refugees, Committee to Protect Journalists, National Priorities Project.