2 Years After the Invasion: Iraq By the Numbers

Two years after the invasion, American Progress takes a look at the situation in Iraq, by the numbers:

200: Lowest estimated number in billions of U.S. taxpayers dollars that have been spent on the war in Iraq 152,000 : Estimated number of troops currently deployed in Iraq  1,511: U.S. troops killed in Iraq since the invasion 11,285: Americans wounded since the invasion was launched two years ago  21,100–39,300: Estimated number of Iraqi civilians killed since the invasion by violence from war and crime  176: Non-U.S. coalition troops killed in Iraq since the invasion 339: Coalition troops killed by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)  70: Daily average number of insurgent attacks on coalition forces in February 2005  14: Daily average number of insurgent attacks on coalition forces in February 2004 18,000: Estimated number of insurgents in Iraq today 5,000: Estimated number of insurgents in Iraq in June 200327/14: Countries remaining in the “coalition of the willing” versus number of former coalition members that have withdrawn all their forces or announced their intention to do so  25,000: Non-U.S. coalition troops still in Iraq  4,500: Troops that Italy and the Netherlands have pledged to withdraw before the end of the year 142,472: Iraqi security troops the Pentagon says it has trained and equipped  40,000: Iraqi troops that General Richard Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said are adequately trained and equipped to handle most threats  0: Number of active Army combat units deployed to Iraq that have received the required year-long break from active duty required by Pentagon rules  30: Percent by which the U.S. National Guard missed its recruitment targets in November and December 2004  27: Percent by which the U.S. Army missed its recruitment goals in the past month  15: Percent of military personnel, according to GAO, who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan, who could develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 2: Estimated output of Iraqi oil industry in millions of barrels per day  2.8: Estimated output of Iraqi oil industry in millions of barrels per day before the U.S. invasion 8: Average number of hours that Iraqis have electricity per day  28–40: Estimated Iraqi unemployment rate  108: Millions of dollars in Halliburton overcharges hidden from international auditors by the Pentagon  9: Billions of dollars the Coalition Provisional Authority cannot account for of all funds dispensed for Iraq reconstruction

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