Syrian Civil War Statistics

By Mitchell Agredano

·        According to a report by the United Nations in August, 2014:

o   National population of 22 billion people before the civil war broke out

·        Since the Syrian Civil War has started, according to the Syrian Centre for Policy Research, as of Feb. 2016:

o   470,000 people have died

o   400,00 from violence, 70,000 from lack of adequate health services, medicine, food, clean water, sanitation, proper housing, and chronic diseases

o   1.9 million wounded

o   11.5% of the country’s population has been either killed or injured

o   life expectancy dropped from 70 in 2010 to 55.4 in 2015

o   mortality rate increased from 4.4 per thousand in 2010 to 10.9 per thousand in 2015

o   Poverty increased by 85% in 2015 alone

·        Since the Syrian Civil War has started, according to the United States, as of Feb. 2016:

o   13.5 million Syrians need humanitarian assistance, and 6.6 million internally dispersed, and 4.8 million refugees have left Syria

 

o   45% of all Syrians have been displaced