World War I casualties

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This article contains a summary of deaths by nationality during World War I.

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Military Deaths

Included in brackets the percent of the total forces mobilized by that country that were killed in action.

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Number of Allied soldiers killed in each country
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Number of Central Powers soldiers killed in each country

Note: This data shows deaths only, not casualties, which include the wounded as well as the dead.

Allied soldiers killed

Total Allied soldiers killed: approximately 5.17 million

Central Powers soldiers killed

Total Central Powers soldiers killed: approximately 3.4 million
Total soldiers killed worldwide: approximately 8.6 million

Civilians killed

Total civilians killed: approximately 56.5 million
Total people killed in World War I: up to 66 million

(1) - Note that there is some debate if indirect deaths, like those killed by the Spanish Flu should be counted. If so, 25 million to 50 million more civilians should be added to the WWI death toll.

See Also

World War II casualties

Reference

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