Iraq War by the Numbers

Costs:
Cost for Operation Iraqi Freedom: $406.2 Billion
Average monthly spending in Iraq: $9.2 billion
(Source: CRS Report for Congress — "The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11")

U.S. Troop Levels:
Current U.S. troop levels (as of 3/6/2008): 159,000
Trained Iraqi Security Forces: 425,345
(Source: Brookings Institute, Defense Department)

Casualties:
Non-Iraq civilians killed since May, 2003: 504 (Brookings Institute)
Journalists killed in Iraq, including media workers such as drivers and interpreters: 174 (Source: Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction)
U.S. troops wounded in action since March 2003: 29,275 (Source: Defense Department)
Iraqi Civilians: 81,964 — 89,448 (Source: Iraq Body Count)

Troop Deaths by Month:
March '03 -- 65
April '03 -- 74
May '03 -- 37
June '03 -- 30
July '03 -- 47
August '03 -- 36
September '03 -- 31
October '03 -- 44
November '03 -- 82
December '03 -- 40
January '04 -- 46
February '04 -- 21
March '04 -- 50
April '04 -- 135
May '04 -- 80
June '04 -- 42
July '04 -- 54
August '04 -- 65
September '04 -- 80
October '04 -- 64
November '04 -- 137
December '04 -- 72
January '05 -- 106
February '05 -- 58
March '05 -- 35
April '05 -- 52
May '05 -- 79
June '05 -- 78
July '05 -- 54
August '05 -- 85
September '05 -- 49
October '05 -- 96
November '05 -- 84
December '05 -- 68
January '06 -- 61
February '06 -- 54
March '06 -- 31
April '06 -- 76
May '06 -- 69
June '06 -- 61
July '06 -- 43
August '06 -- 65
September '06 -- 72
October '06 -- 106
November '06 -- 69
December '06 -- 113
January '07 -- 83
February '07 -- 81
March '07 -- 81
April '07 -- 104
May '07 -- 126
June '07 -- 101
July '07 -- 78
August '07 -- 84
September '07 -- 65
October '07 -- 38
November '07 -- 36
December '07 -- 23
January '08 -- 40
February '08 -- 29
March '08 -- 15
TOTAL -- 3,980
(Source: Defense Department; March 2008 numbers compiled by ABC News' Baghdad Bureau)

Oil Production:
Average daily oil production:
-- Prewar: 2.5 million barrels/day
-- March 2008: 2.3 million barrels/day, with daily exports of 1.8 billion barrels/day
(Source: Department of Defense)

-- Oil Revenue export in 2007: $41 billion
-- Oil Revenue from exports (since June of 2003): $125.3 billion
-- Attacks on Iraqi oil and gas pipelines, installations and personnel since 2003: 466
(Sources: Department of Defense, Brookings Institute)

Economy:
-- Core inflation in 2007 was 12.28 percent, compared to 31.92 percent in 2006.
-- GDP: The Iraqi economy is projected to grow 7 percent in 2008 and reach an estimated GDP of $60.9 billion.
-- GDP numbers in 2007 N/A
(Source: Department of Defense)

Unemployment and Underemployment:
-- 17.6 percent to 38.1 percent, with unemployment in some provincial levels as high as 50 percent. (Source: Defense Department)
-- The Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs estimates that the number of unemployed Iraqis is now at 1.2 million, but other estimates are twice that number. (Source: Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction)
-- Estimates of Iraq's unemployment rate varies, but the Brookings Institute estimates it to be between 25 percent to 40 percent.

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