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Gross Miscalculation


In a recent survey. ComRes asked people in the UK to estimate how
many Iraqis had died as a consequence of the war that began in 2OO3.

1000 Iraqis

44% of people
in the UK think that
fewer than 5000
Iraqis have died

is the death toll
provided by Iraq Body
Count. This counts only
documents civilian deaths
from violence.

was the death toll
estimated by The Lancet
in 2006.This was a
survey conducted in
all deaths resulting
from the war

The actual death toll is likely
to be over one million.

In the ComRes survey, only 2% of people in the UK thought that over
one million Iraqis had died as a direct result of the war.

Gross Miscalculation

shared by adamfrostuk on Jun 21, 2013 in History

Gross Miscalculation

shared by adamfrostuk on Jun 21, 2013 in History


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People in the UK grossly underestimate how many Iraqis have died since the 2003 invasion.
Rank: 139 of 914 in History

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