iCasualties.org maintains documented list of all fatalities for Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
Analysing the dataset for Afghanistan, we summarize the results by the year
NOTE: This contains only Afghanistan metrics. We will later update the visuals to reflect Iraq war.
We are approaching the levels of 2002 and hope for the best that we don’t have to suffer another wars.
Here is another view by year and month
The dataset contains the age of each person died in the war so summarizing by Age
Checking it against the year
Why so many young deaths between age 20 and 30 for the year 2014?
Where did most of the deaths occur?
Where were the soldiers from?
Cause of Death
Helicopter Crash is the one of the top death cause in Non Hostile situations