Afghanistan By The Numbers
|October 7, 2001||Date the Afghanistan war started|
|1,632||Number of Americans killed in Operation Enduring Freedom (October 10, 2001-June 20, 2011)|
|64.22%||Percentage of all coalition forces killed in Operation Enduring Freedom who are American|
|11,191||Total number of U.S. casualties through May 2011 |
|8,832||Total number of Afghan civilians killed from 2007-2010|
|$27.36 billion (2010 est.)||Afghanistan’s gross domestic product|
|$426.2 billion||The amount the United States has spent on the Afghan war since 2001|
|3.43:1||The ratio of money U.S. spent on the Afghan war in fiscal 2010 to Afghanistan’s GDP|
|$56 million||Gross income value of opiates raised by Afghani farmers in 2001|
|$605 million||Gross income value of opiates raised by Afghani farmers in 2011|
 United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan and the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission. “Afghanistan – Annual Report 2010 Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict.” March 2011. http://unama.unmissions.org/Portals/UNAMA/human%20rights/Final%20Engish%20version%20of%20Exec%20Summary.pdf. The Human Rights Unit of UNAMA first kept keeping statistics on civilian deaths in 2007.
 CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/af.html
 National Priorities Project. Cost of War. http://costofwar.com/en/
 Helene Cooper. “Cost of Wars a Rising Issue as Obama Weighs Troop Levels.” The New York Times. June 21, 2011. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/22/us/politics/22costs.html
 United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Afghanistan-Annual Opium Poppy Survey 2001. http://www.unodc.org/pdf/publications/report_2001-10-16_1.pdf. pg. iii.
 United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Afghanistan Opium Survey. December 2010. http://www.unodc.org/documents/crop-monitoring/Afghanistan/Afghanistan_Opium_Survey_2010_web.pdf. pg. 24.