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War and Death Map



In 2002, there were an estimated 172,000 war deaths worldwide, across 80 territories. The Democratic Republic of Congo (dark red) bore the brunt - 26 per cent - of the total figure.

Nine territories accounted for 70 per cent of all deaths. Burundi had the highest death rate owing to war at 1.2 people per thousand of the population.


Maps that show the world via population, spending, and war and death.

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shadowsandice
Dec. 20th, 2007 01:11 am (UTC)
That picture is quite upsetting.
benpeek
Dec. 20th, 2007 01:57 am (UTC)
yeah, it is, isn't it? it's like a giant bruise.
rosefox
Dec. 20th, 2007 07:17 am (UTC)
Fascinating.

If people die in foreign countries, where is the death counted?
benpeek
Dec. 20th, 2007 09:52 pm (UTC)
i'm not sure, but i would imagine it would be in the foreign country. it's usually things like 'the american death toll in iraq' that you hear, you know?
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