Documented civilian deaths from violence

164,233 – 183,367

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

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This data is based on 48,772 database entries from the beginning of the war to 31 May 2016, 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 31,518–32,866 deaths (19%–18%, 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 3438 545 597 646 833 566 515 487 524 12,133
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 372 407 438 589 428 563 431 652 350 441 226 478 5,375
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 1125 9,851
2014 1096 971 1028 1036 1098 4083 1572 3336 1468 1731 1430 1320 20,169
2015 1486 1619 1098 2004 1288 1349 1839 1985 1438 1291 1014 1091 17,502
2016 1368 1237 1452 1181 1263 1157 1369 1363 928       11,318
Incidents Individuals
IBC page Latest incidents analysed Date
a4654 Three killed in Hawdh Al-Nada area, east Baquba 31 May
a4653 Body of a man found in Hay Adan, south Kirkuk 31 May
a4652 One by roadside bomb in Maktab Khalid area, southwest of Kirkuk 31 May
a4651 Two family members by automatic weapons in Qara Tepe, north of Baqubah 31 May
a4650 Body of a man found in Baladiyat, east Baghdad 31 May
a4649 Two by roadside bomb in Topchi, northwest Baghdad 31 May
a4646 Car trader by magnetic bomb in Habibiyah, east Baghdad 31 May
a4645 One by roadside bomb in Zafaraniyeh, southeast Baghdad 31 May
a4644 One by suicide bomber in Suleiman Beg, east of Tikrit 31 May
a4643 Two by roadside bomb in Yusufiya, south of Baghdad 31 May

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IBC page Name or personal identifier Date
a4651-za3486 family members 31 May
a4633-kf3534 Haidar Yousef 31 May
a4633-fw3589 Farah al-Jahishi 31 May
a4633-hd3568 Mussa al-Liwezi 31 May
a4634-fh3655 Abdullah Aryan Auda 30 May
a4629-bv3585 son of Ministry of Trade employee 30 May
a4655-dw3665 cousin of the brothers 29 May
a4619-bh3592 Abu Ifan al-Moslawi 29 May
a4615-xd3518 captain in the General Directorate of Passports 29 May
a4597-sk3663 daughter of dead mukhtar 26 May

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