Documented civilian deaths from violence

168,531 – 187,716

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

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This data is based on 50,469 database entries from the beginning of the war to 31 Oct 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 34,504–36,103 deaths (20%–19%, 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 1097 971 1029 1037 1099 4084 1573 3336 1469 1732 1431 1321 20,179
2015 1486 1620 1099 2009 1289 1350 1839 1986 1439 1292 1015 1091 17,515
2016 1369 1238 1454 1187 1270 1399 1213 1355 928 2300 1612 319 15,644
Incidents Individuals
IBC page Latest incidents analysed Date
a5718 Three by car bomb Shula, northwest Baghdad 31 Oct
a5717 Two by mortar shells in Abu Ghraib, west of Baghdad 31 Oct
a5716 One by bomb in Saba al-Bour, northwest Baghdad 31 Oct
a5715 One by bomb in Dora, south Baghdad 31 Oct
a5714 One by bomb in Hay al-Wahda, south of Baghdad 31 Oct
a5713 Bodies of three men found in al-Ma'amil, east Baghdad 31 Oct
a5712 One by bomb in Latifiya, south of Baghdad 31 Oct
d12739 3-8 by car bomb in Hurriya district, northwest Baghdad 30 Oct
a5711 Body of council employee found in Khanaqin, northeast of Baqubah 30 Oct
a5710 Two by bomb Abu Ghraib, west of Baghdad 30 Oct

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IBC page Name or personal identifier Date
a5696-fd3644 M.Y.R. 29 Oct
a5696-hu3661 A.B.N. 29 Oct
a5695-nk3587 father of injured male 29 Oct
a5733-hs3660 S.K.D. 27 Oct
a5733-fz3567 N.A.M. 27 Oct
a5724-bw3571 family member of injured people 26 Oct
a5890-ve3533 Al-Jabour tribe members 25 Oct
d12724-sw3688 Yasin al-Obeidi 25 Oct
d12712-uc3612 Mustafa Juma 24 Oct
d12706-ka3588 Amir, brother of Saeed 22 Oct

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