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World War 2 Statistics

Authored By Dan Alex | Last Updated: 5/5/2014

The numbers do not lie - World War 2 was one of the largest conflicts in recorded history with no corner of the planet left untouched.

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Total War Deaths by Nation: (in some cases, numbers are averaged from multiple sources due to discrepancies).


Soviet Union: 25,000,000
China: 15,000,000
Germany: 8,000,000
Poland: 5,720,000
Dutch East Indies: 3,500,000
Japan: 2,870,000
British India: 2,087,000
French Indochina: 1,600,000
Yugoslavia: 1,363,500
Philippines: 807,000
Romania: 800,000
Hungary: 580,000
France: 550,000
Italy: 454,600
United Kingdom: 450,900
United States: 418,500
Korea: 430,500
Lithuania: 350,000
Czechoslovakia: 325,000
Greece: 563,500
Netherlands: 301,000
British Burma: 272,000
Latvia: 230,000
Austria: 120,000
Ethiopia: 100,000
British Malaya: 100,000
Finland: 97,000
Belgium: 88,000
Estonia: 50,000
Singapore: 50,000
Canada: 45,400
Australia: 40,400
Albania: 30,000
Bulgaria: 25,000
New Zealand: 11,900
South Africa: 11,900
Norway: 9,500
Thailand: 7,600
Denmark: 3,200
Brazil: 2,000
Luxembourg: 2,000
Iraq: 500
Ireland: 200
Iran: 200
Turkey: 200
Iceland: 200
Mexico: 100
Switzerland: 100
Total: 72,468,900


Military Deaths (approximate):


Soviet Union: 9,750,000
Germany: 5,533,000
China: 3,500,000
Japan: 2,120,000
Yugoslavia: 446,000
United States: 416,800
Great Britain: 382,700
Italy: 301,400
Romania: 300,000
Poland: 240,000
France: 217,600
Finland: 95,000
British India: 87,000
Philippines: 57,000
Canada: 45,300
Australia: 39,800
Bulgaria: 22,000
Netherlands: 21,000
Belgium: 12,100
New Zealand: 11,900
South Africa: 11,900
Spain: 4,500
Norway: 3,000
Denmark: 2,100
Total: 23,620,100


Civilian Deaths by Nation (approximate)


Soviet Union: 13,204,000
China: 11,500,000
Poland: 2,400,000
Germany: 2,035,000
India: 2,000,000
Philippines: 750,000
Japan: 580,000
Yugoslavia: 514,000
France: 267,000
Netherlands: 176,000
Italy: 145,100
Great Britain: 67,100
Romania: 64,000
Austria: 58,700
Belgium: 49,600
Spain: 10,000
Norway: 5,800
Bulgaria: 3,000
Finland: 2,000
United States:1,700
Total: 33,833,000 (approximate)


Jewish Deaths by Nation (approximate)


Poland: 3,000,000
Ukraine: 900,000
Hungary: 450,000
Russia: 352,000
Romania: 300,000
Baltic Countires: 228,000
Germany/Austria: 210,000
Netherlands: 105,000
France: 90,000
Slovakia: 75,000
Greece: 54,000
Belgium: 40,000
Yugoslavia: 26,000
Bulgaria: 14,000
Italy: 8,000
Luxembourg: 1,000
Norway: 900
Total: 5,907,900


U.S. Casualties by State (official reporting):


Alabama: 5,114
Alaska: 91
Arizona: 1,613
Arkansas: 3,814
California: 17,022
Colorado: 2,697
Connecticut: 4,347
Delaware: 579
District of Columbia:3,029
Florida: 3,540
Georgia: 5,701
Hawaii: 689
Idaho: 1,419
Illinois: 18,601
Indiana: 8,131
Iowa: 5,633
Kansas: 4,526
Kentucky: 6,802
Louisiana: 3,964
Maine: 2,156
Maryland: 4,375
Massachusetts: 10,033
Michigan: 12,885
Minnesota: 6,462
Mississippi: 3,555
Missouri: 8,003
Montana: 1,553
Nebraska: 2,976
Nevada: 349
New Hampshire: 1,203
New Jersey: 10,372
New Mexico: 2,032
New York: 31,215
North Carolina: 7,109
North Dakota: 1,626
Ohio: 16,828
Oklahoma: 5,474
Oregon: 2,835
Pennsyvania: 26,554
Rhode Island: 1,669
South Carolina: 3,423
South Dakota: 1,426
Tennessee: 6,528
Texas: 15,764
Utah: 1,450
Vermont: 874
Virginia: 6,007
Washington: 3,941
West Virginia: 4,865
Wisconsin: 7,038
Wyoming: 652
Panama Canal Zone: 21
Puerto Rico: 368
Total: 308,933


U.S. Medal of Honor Recipients:


Army: 324
Navy: 57
Marine Corps: 82
Coast Guard: 1
Total: 464 (Posthumous: 266 (57.3%))


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