Documented civilian deaths from violence

141,925 – 160,873

Further analysis of the WikiLeaks' Iraq War Logs
may add 10,000 civilian deaths.

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This data is based on 39,699 database entries from the beginning of the war to 12 May 2014, and on monthly preliminary data from that date onwards. Preliminary data is shown in grey when applicable, and is based on approximate daily totals in the Recent Events section prior to full analysis. The full analysis extracts details such as the names or demographic details of individuals killed, the weapons that killed them and location amongst other details. The current range contains 15,165–15,816 deaths (11%–9.8%, a portion which may rise or fall over time) based on single-sourced reports.

Graphs are based on the higher number in our totals. Gaps in recording and reporting suggest that even our highest totals to date may be missing many civilian deaths from violence.

Monthly civilian deaths from violence, 2003 onwards

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2003 3 2 3977 3435 545 598 646 825 566 516 487 525 12,125
2004 610 663 1004 1303 655 909 834 878 1042 1033 1676 1129 11,736
2005 1222 1297 905 1145 1396 1347 1536 2352 1444 1311 1487 1141 16,583
2006 1546 1577 1957 1804 2277 2584 3298 2865 2565 2996 3084 2898 29,451
2007 3017 2679 2726 2565 2844 2199 2694 2481 1387 1324 1124 996 26,036
2008 858 1092 1667 1315 914 750 639 704 612 594 540 586 10,271
2009 372 407 438 589 428 563 431 653 343 441 226 478 5,369
2010 267 305 336 385 387 385 488 520 254 315 307 218 4,167
2011 389 254 311 289 381 386 308 401 397 366 279 392 4,153
2012 531 356 377 392 304 529 469 422 400 290 253 299 4,622
2013 357 360 403 545 888 659 1145 1013 1306 1180 870 1124 9,850
2014 1090 971 1026 1036 1027 2534 1481 1592 1956 1797 1468 1190 17,168
2015 1431 1472 927 1702 1213 1154 1443           9,342
Incidents Individuals
IBC page Latest incidents analysed Date
s0170 Lawyer shot dead in Yusufiya 12 May 2014
s0169 One Sahwa member by roadside bomb in Nahrawan, southeast of Baghdad 12 May 2014
s0168 Body of man found on highway in north Baghdad 12 May 2014
s0167 One shot dead in Palestine Street, east Baghdad 12 May 2014
s0166 Two women kidnapped and shot dead in Jameela, east Baghdad 12 May 2014
s0165 Policeman in roadside bomb explosion in west Tikrit 12 May 2014
s0164 One shot dead in Dora, south Baghdad 12 May 2014
s0163 One shot dead in Saba Qusour, east Baghdad 12 May 2014
s0162 One killed by adhesive bomb in south Baghdad 12 May 2014
s0161 One killed by adhesive bomb in Abu Dshir, south Baghdad 12 May 2014

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IBC page Name or personal identifier Date
s0132-ke3054 Ahmed Abdullah 11 May
s0113-ke2934 Sundus Dawud Yusuf 9 May
s0095-hv3147 Mahmoud Shihab Al-Tikriti 8 May
s0091-zm3089 Mohamed Matashar 8 May
s0064-nw3149 Latif Majoul 6 May
s0015b-ve3181 Relative of parliamentary candidate Mulla Al-Jiyad 3 May
s0015-ua3115 Moaz Abdellatif Al-Jiyad 3 May
s0013-sf3156 Faleh Abdullah Matar 3 May
h1394-em3116 Abdul Aziz Hussein Murad/ Abdul Aziz Murad 27 Apr
h1384-bk3071 Sheikh Ahmed Naem al-Merare/ Sheikh Ahmed Nayef 26 Apr

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