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Iraqi Insurgency

Years: 2004-2015
Battle deaths: 32,908 [1]
Non-state conflict, battle-deaths: 754 [3]
Onesided violence: 13,172 [2]

Nation(s) involved and/or conflict territory [note]
Iraq, United States, United Kingdom, Australia, South Korea

Published prior to 2013 | Altered: 2016-07-08 17:52:50
"In 2003, a multi-national coalition comprising USA, UK and Australia ousted the Saddam Hussein regime and a new government was installed. Shortly after, violence and criticism of the government and its foreign support escalated into a renewed armed conflict, in which a number of opposition groups became involved."

Source: Uppsala Conflict Data Program (Date of retrieval: 12/12/07) UCDP Conflict Encyclopedia, Uppsala University

(ADDITIONAL) SOURCES

Iraq Body Count Database

FURTHER READING

Wikipedia

SOURCES: FATALITY DATA

Data Sources

[1] Battle deaths: UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset v.5-2015 (link) (1989-2014) ID: #62
Low: 31,202 High: 38,600

[2] UCDP One-sided Violence Dataset v 1.4-2015 (1989-2014) (link) including actors: Government of Iraq, Al-Mahdi Army, Ansar al-Islam, ISIS, IS, Jamaat Jund al-Sahaba, AAH
Low: 12,095 High: 14,141

[3] UCDP Non-State Conflict Dataset UCDP Non-State Conflict Dataset v. 2.5-2015, 1989-2014 (link) including dyads: 1920 Revolution Brigades vs ISIS, IS vs JRTN, Ansar al-Islam vs PUK, ISIS vs RJF
Low: 741 High: 843

Optional figures related to onesided violence: low: 151,670 and high: 162,458 based on the following estimates (2013):

1) Iraq Body Count (IBC) data retrieved 2013-07-30. Civilians. Low estimate May 2003 - 2012: 104,095.
2) Coalition forces (from icasualties.org) may 2003- dec 2012: 4,632.
3) Iraqi police and military forces: 16,632. Iraqi insurgents: 26,320.wikipedia.org

NOTE! Fatality data for 2014 has not yet been added for this conflict.

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NOTE ON NATION DATA

NOTE! Nation data for this war may be inconlusive or incomplete. In most cases it reflects which nations were involved with troops in this war, but in some it may instead reflect the contested territory.

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