Iraq: Key figures since the war began

-October 2007: 170,000 at peak of troop buildup.

-August 2008: 152,000

CASUALTIES:

-Confirmed U.S. military deaths as of Sept. 30, 2008: At least 4,174.

-Confirmed U.S. military wounded (hostile) as of Sept. 6, 2008: 30,634.

-Confirmed U.S. military wounded (non-hostile, using medical air transport) as of Sept. 6, 2008: 34,061.

-U.S. military deaths for September 2008: 24.

-Deaths of civilian employees of U.S., government contractors as of July 1, 2008: 1,229.

-Iraqi deaths in September from war-related violence: 503, according to an AP tally.

-Assassinated Iraqi academics as of July 10, 2008: 377.

-Journalists killed on assignment as of Sept. 30, 2008: 135.

COST:

-Over $558 billion so far, according to the National Priorities Project.

OIL PRODUCTION:

-Prewar: 2.58 million barrels per day.

-Sept. 21, 2008: 2.31 million barrels per day.

ELECTRICITY:

-Prewar nationwide: 3,958 megawatts. Hours per day (estimated): 4-8.

-Sept. 22, 2008 nationwide: 4,825 megawatts. Hours per day: 10.4.

-Prewar Baghdad: 2,500 megawatts. Hours per day (estimated): 16-24.

-Sept. 22, 2008 Baghdad: Megawatts not available. Hours per day: 10.4.

-Note: Current Baghdad megawatt figures are no longer reported by the U.S. State Department's Iraq Weekly Status Report.

TELEPHONES:

-Prewar land lines: 833,000.

-July 7, 2008: 1,600,000.

-Prewar cell phones: 80,000.

-July 7, 2008: 13.4 million.

WATER:

-Prewar: 12.9 million people had potable water.

-June 29, 2008: 20.9 million people have potable water.

SEWERAGE:

-Prewar: 6.2 million people served.

-June 29, 2008: 11.3 million people served.

(Note: The figures for water and sewerage have not changed in the newest SIGIR report.)

INTERNAL REFUGEES:

-September 2008: At least 2.8 million people are currently displaced inside Iraq.

EMIGRANTS:

-Prewar: 500,000 Iraqis living abroad.

-September 23, 2008: More than 2 million - mainly in Syria and Jordan.

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