- The Ukraine War in data: Winning the drone war
- Ukraine War in Data: After U.S.-Russia drone incident, a look inside the drone wars
- The Ukraine War in data: 22 million tons of food — a casualty of war.
- The Ukraine War in data: Russia announces plans for a 1.5 million-strong army
- The Ukraine War in data: A growing divide in public opinion pits the US and NATO against Russia and China
In this week’s edition of the war in data, we use the available data to step back and take stock of where things stand in the war, from a range of perspectives.
As far as civilians are concerned, these numbers are also difficult to assess with accuracy. The United Nations body that tracks civilian casualties in Ukraine has most recently given 6,500 as its figure for the civilian toll, but it only counts a death once a name and other details can be confirmed. Ukrainian officials have estimated that some 40,000 civilians have been killed.
Ten million Ukrainians are now living without power, Hans Kluge, the WHO’s regional director for Europe, told reporters, and half of Ukraine’s energy infrastructure has been damaged or destroyed by recent Russian missile attacks.
Other metrics of war at the nine-month mark:
Lastly, this week brought one new metric, born of those infrastructure crises that are crippling parts of Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced Tuesday that 4,000 centers are being set up across the country where basic needs — heat, power, water and sanitation — are to be provided, no matter what happens in the weeks and months to come.
We offer a more comprehensive set of data points on the war in Ukraine below. Grid originally published this document on March 24, the one-month anniversary of the war. We update it every Thursday to provide a fuller picture of the conflict.
Civilians killed: at least 6,500 (probably thousands more)
Ukrainian soldiers killed: 5,500 to 11,000
Russian soldiers killed: 5,937 to more than 85,000
Total displaced Ukrainians: more than 14 million
Internally displaced Ukrainians: more than 6.5 million
An overview of the violence
Global food markets: Wheat prices down 11 percent after an initial spike as of Wednesday, after weeks of fluctuation
Recent Grid coverage
- Why Russia has made homophobia part of its anti-Ukraine propaganda (Nov. 21)
- After fears of a winter energy crisis, Europe has more than it needs. How did that happen? (Nov. 18)
- ‘General Frost’ is coming: What the cold, dark winter ahead means for the war in Ukraine (Nov. 17)
- World in Photos: How Kherson celebrated being liberated from Russian occupation (Nov. 14)
- The war in Ukraine brought the West together. For the rest of the world, it’s complicated. (Nov. 14)
- Russia’s retreat from Kherson is a military disaster that not even the Kremlin and its propagandists can spin (Nov. 11)
Learn more: Grid’s 360s on the Ukraine War
- 360: What led to Europe’s worst refugee crisis since World War II
- 360: Casualty of war in Ukraine: The global food supply
- 360: War in Ukraine: How we got here — and what may come next
- 360: Russia’s billionaires: Who they are, what they own — and can they influence Vladimir Putin?
- 360: Why danger still looms at Ukraine’s nuclear power plants
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