Iraq at a glance

Numbers of daily insurgent attacks

June (2003): 8

July: 16

Aug: 18

Sept: 25

Oct: 32

Nov: 32

Dec: 19

Jan. (2004) : 19

Feb: 21

March: 24

April: 53

May: 53

June: 45

July: 47

Aug: 77

Sept: 58

Oct: 61

Nov: 77

Dec: 52

Jan (2005): 61

Feb: 54

March: 45

April: 60

May: 70

June: 70

July: 70

Aug: 70

Sept: 90

Oct: 100

Nov: 90

Dec: 75

Jan (2006): 75

Feb: 75

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Note: Data for June 2003 are incomplete

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Actionable tips received in 2005

March: 483

April: 1,591

May: 1,740

June: 2,519

July: 3,303

Aug: 3,341

Sept: 4,749

Oct: 3,162

Nov: 4,212

Dec: 3,840

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Insurgency indicators

Car Bombs

2004---420

2005---873

Suicide bombs

2004---133

2005---411

Roadside bombs

2004---5,607

2005---10,953

U.S. soldiers killed in action

2004---714

2005---673

U.S. soldiers wounded

2004---7,989

2005---5,944

Note: U.S. casualty figures from the Department of Defense.

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Internet subscribers

(In thousands)

May 2004---54.0

June---59.0

July--73.0

Aug.---87.0

Sept---95.0

Oct.---103.0

Nov.---110.0

Jan. 2005---124.3

March 2005---147.1

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Media

May 2003

Commercial TV stations: 0

Commercial radio stations: 0

Independent newspapers and magazines: 8

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June 2004

Commercial TV stations: 13

Commercial radio stations: 74

Independent newspapers and magazines: 150

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May 2005

Commercial TV stations: 23

Commercial radio stations: 80

Independent newspapers and magazines: 170

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