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654,965: Death toll in Iraq following the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003 according to a research paper produced by the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and published in the British medical journal, The Lancet.

601,027: The number of those deaths that were due to violent causes.

560: Average deaths each day in Iraq, according to the report

7,254: Iraqi Ministry of Health's recorded number of deaths between January 2005 and January 2006.

27 million: Population of Iraq.

43,850: The estimated minimum figure of Iraqi civilian deaths because of military intervention according to Iraq Body Count, a British-based research group.

2,985: Coalition forces casualties in Iraq since March 19, 2003.


The report in The Lancet suggests a daily death toll in Iraq of 560.

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