Number of fatalities among Western coalition soldiers* involved in the execution of Operation Enduring Freedom from 2001 to 2018

Soldiers killed in action in Afghanistan 2001-2018 The statistic shows the number of Western coalition soldiers who were killed in action in the execution of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan from 2001 to 2018. As of April 30th, 2018, the number of soldiers killed in Afghanistan in 2018 amounted to 2 from the Western coalition. Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) is a large military operation, being carried out within the framework of the War on Terror.
Afghanistan War

As mentioned in the statistic above, the Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, which began in October 7, 2001, caused the deaths of many soldiers during the period from 2001 to 2014. The Operation Enduring Freedom is an American term for the Afghanistan War, used by the U.S. government. The Operation Enduring Freedom was a response to the terror attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 and the beginning of the Global War on Terrorism.

In recent statistics representing the public opinion of U.S. Americans on the fighting in Afghanistan, 57 percent of the respondents stated that the fighting in Afghanistan was worth it in February 2007. Over the last few years, the Americans changed their opinion on the war in Afghanistan. In July 2013, around 67 percent of the Americans said it was not worth fighting in Afghanistan.

Although it has been nearly 15 years since the Americans started the Global War on Terror, there are still many terrorist attacks in Afghanistan. About 3,346 terrorist attacks were counted in 2010. In 2015, a total number of 1,708 terrorist attacks were reported in Afghanistan.

Due to terrorism in Afghanistan, the number of deaths has increased from 1,952 killed people in 2007 up to 5,292 killed people in 2015 by terrorists in Afghanistan. According to the Chicago Project on Security on Terrorism, about 336 people were wounded due to suicide attacks in Afghanistan, while 860 injured people were counted in Iraq in 2011.
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Total*U.S.UKCanadaGermanyFrance
200112120000
2002704934100
200358480260
200460521103
2005131991142
200619198393606
2007232117423073
20082951555132311
200952131710832711
201071149910316916
2011566418464726
201240231044008
20131611279010
201475556000
201527222000
201616140000
201717150000
2018**220000
Total*U.S.UKCanadaGermanyFrance
200112120000
2002704934100
200358480260
200460521103
2005131991142
200619198393606
2007232117423073
20082951555132311
200952131710832711
201071149910316916
2011566418464726
201240231044008
20131611279010
201475556000
201527222000
201616140000
201717150000
2018**220000
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The statistic shows the number of Western coalition soldiers who were killed in action in the execution of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan from 2001 to 2018. As of April 30th, 2018, the number of soldiers killed in Afghanistan in 2018 amounted to 2 from the Western coalition. Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) is a large military operation, being carried out within the framework of the War on Terror.
Afghanistan War

As mentioned in the statistic above, the Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, which began in October 7, 2001, caused the deaths of many soldiers during the period from 2001 to 2014. The Operation Enduring Freedom is an American term for the Afghanistan War, used by the U.S. government. The Operation Enduring Freedom was a response to the terror attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 and the beginning of the Global War on Terrorism.

In recent statistics representing the public opinion of U.S. Americans on the fighting in Afghanistan, 57 percent of the respondents stated that the fighting in Afghanistan was worth it in February 2007. Over the last few years, the Americans changed their opinion on the war in Afghanistan. In July 2013, around 67 percent of the Americans said it was not worth fighting in Afghanistan.

Although it has been nearly 15 years since the Americans started the Global War on Terror, there are still many terrorist attacks in Afghanistan. About 3,346 terrorist attacks were counted in 2010. In 2015, a total number of 1,708 terrorist attacks were reported in Afghanistan.

Due to terrorism in Afghanistan, the number of deaths has increased from 1,952 killed people in 2007 up to 5,292 killed people in 2015 by terrorists in Afghanistan. According to the Chicago Project on Security on Terrorism, about 336 people were wounded due to suicide attacks in Afghanistan, while 860 injured people were counted in Iraq in 2011.
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Release date
April 2018
Region
Afghanistan
Survey time period
2001-2018
Supplementary notes
* In addition to the countries presented in the statistic, numerous other countries participate in the execution of Operation Enduring Freedom (i.e. Australia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, South Korea, Spain and Sweden). **As of May 23rd. 2018.

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