1000 days of war…

/ 14 December 2005

Thanks to dailyKos for reprinting this list of statistics from the war (courtesy of the UK paper The Independent):

$204.4 billion: The cost to the U.S of the war so far.</br>
2,339: Allied troops killed</br>
15,955: US troops wounded in action</br>
98: U.K troops killed</br>
30,000 : Estimated Iraqi civilian deaths</br>
0: Number of WMDs found</br>
66: Journalists killed in Iraq.</br>
63: Journalists killed during Vietnam war</br>
8: per cent of Iraqi children suffering acute malnutrition</br>
53,470: Iraqi insurgents killed</br>
67: per cent Iraqis who feel less secure because of occupation</br>
$343: Average monthly salary for an Iraqi soldier. Average monthly salary for an American soldier in Iraq: $4,160.75</br>
5: foreign civilians kidnapped per month</br>
47: per cent Iraqis who never have enough electricity</br>
20: casualties per month from unexploded mines</br>
25-40: per cent Estimated unemployment rate, Nov 2005</br>
251: Foreigners kidnapped</br>
70: per cent of Iraqi's whose sewage system rarely works</br>
183,000: British and American troops are still in action in Iraq.</br>
13,000: from other nations</br>
90: Daily attacks by insurgents in Nov '05. In Jun '03: 8</br>
60-80: per cent Iraqis who are "strongly opposed" to presence of coalition troops</br>