Documented civilian deaths from violence

159,935 – 178,726

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

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This data is based on 47,321 database entries from the beginning of the war to 31 Jan 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 28,998–30,305 deaths (18%–17%, 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 1008 1073 1050 1214 964             6,677
Incidents Individuals
IBC page Latest incidents analysed Date
a3546 Tribal leaders executed in Qayyarah, south of Mosul 31 Jan
a3545 Construction worker by gunfire in, Muqdadiyah, northeast of Baqubah 31 Jan
a3544 Two by roadside bomb in Saba al-Bour, northwest Baghdad 31 Jan
a3543 Bodies of two men found in Latifiya, south of Baghdad 31 Jan
a3542 Body of a man found in Al-Benook, northeast Baghdad 31 Jan
a3541 Bodies of two men found in Hoor Rajab village, south Baghdad 31 Jan
a3540 Male child executed in Bajarbough village, Bashiqa, north of Mosul 31 Jan
a3539 One by roadside bomb in Baghdad al-Jadida, east Baghdad 31 Jan
a3538 Goldsmith by gunfire in Saidiya, southwest Baghdad 31 Jan
a3537 Two by roadside bomb in Hay Al-Furat, southwest Baghdad 31 Jan

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a3546-fn3426 Shihab Barakat Al-Juboury 31 Jan
a3546-nv3295 Khalaf Saddam Al-Juboury 31 Jan
a3546-bc3228 Hajim Monem Al-Juboury 31 Jan
a3546-hr3245 Abdullah Abd Rabah Al-Juboury 31 Jan
a3534-kn3237 son of dead couple 31 Jan
a3534-nb3438 wife of dead man 31 Jan
a3534-dh3378 husband of dead woman 31 Jan
a3525-dz3201 Zuhair Mamoon Al-Hadeedi 30 Jan
a3524-dv3275 Adnan Nadir Al-Ka'kool 30 Jan
a3515-xk3370 Ali Al-Hussein Al-Yousif Al-Juhaishy 29 Jan

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