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World War II Total deaths - The Body Count

CountryMilitaryCivilianTotal
U.S.S.R8,800,000 ↔ 10,700,00012,700,000 ↔ 14,600,00023,400,000
China3,000,000 ↔ 4,000,0007,000,000 ↔ 16,000,00010,000,000 ↔ 20,000,000
Germany5,530,0001,100,000 ↔ 3,150,0006,630,000 ↔ 8,680,000
Poland240,0005,380,000 ↔ 5,580,0005,620,000 ↔ 5,820,000
Dutch East Indies03,000,000 ↔ 4,000,0003,000,000 ↔ 4,000,000
Japan2,120,000500,000 ↔ 1,000,0002,620,000 ↔ 3,120,000
India (British)87,0001,500,000 ↔ 2,500,0001,587,000 ↔ 2,587,000
Yugoslavia300,000 ↔ 446,000581,000 ↔ 1,400,0001,027,000 ↔ 1,700,000
French Indochina01,000,000 ↔ 1,500,0001,000,000 ↔ 1,500,000
Romania300,000500,000800,000
Hungary300,000280,000580,000
France217,600350,000567,600
Philippines (U.S. Territory)57,000500,000 ↔ 1,000,000557,000 ↔ 1,057,00
Austria380,000145,000525,000
Italy301,400155,600457,000
Great Britain383,800 including colonies67,100450,900
United States416,8001,700418,500
Greece - - 520,000
Czechoslovakia - - 400,000
Netherlands 198,000 12,000 210,000
Belgium 76,000 12,000 88,000
Finland - - 84,000
Canada 39,000 - 39,000
India 36,000 - 36,000
Australia 29,000 - 29,000
Albania - - 28,000
Spain 12,000 10,000 22,000
Bulgaria 19,000 2,000 21,000
New Zealand 12,000 - 12,000
Norway - - 10,262
South Africa 9,000 - 9,000
Luxembourg - - 5,000
Denmark 4,000 - 4,000
Total22,426,600 ↔ 25,487,50037,585,300 ↔ 55,883,00062,171,600 ↔ 79,184,700

Another Version

AXIS MILITARY CIVILIAN TOTAL
GERMANY

3,500,000

700,000 4,200,000
JAPAN 2,000,000 350,000 2,350,000
ROMANIA 300,000 160,000 460,000
HUNGARY 140,000 290,000 430,000
ITALY 330,000 80,000 410,000
AUSTRIA 230,000 104,000 334,000
FINLAND 82,000 2,000 84,000
AXIS TOTAL 6,582,000 1,686,000 8,268,000
ALLIED MILITARY CIVILIAN TOTAL
SOVIET UNION 10,000,000 10,000,000 * 20,000,000
CHINA 2,500,000 7,500,00 10,000,000
POLAND 100,00 5,700,000 5,800,000
YUGOSLAVIA 300,000 1,400,000 1,700,000
FRANCE 250,000 350,000 600,000
CZECHOSLOVAKIA 200,000 215,000 415,000
UNITED STATES 400,000 400,000
UNITED KINGDOM (ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, WALES, AND  NORTHERN IRELAND) 326,000 62,000 388,000
NETHERLANDS 12,000 198,000 210,000
GREECE 20,000 140,000 160,000
BELGIUM 12,000 76,000 88,000
CANADA 37,000 37,000
INDIA 24,000 13,000 37,000
AUSTRALIA 23,000 12,000 35,000
ALBANIA 28,000 2,000 30,000
BULGARIA 10,000 10,000 20,000
NEW ZEALAND 10,000 2,000 12,000
NORWAY 6,400 3,900 10,300
SOUTH AFRICA 7,000  
ETHIOPIA 5,000 5,000
LUXEMBOURG 5,000 5,000
MALTA 2,000 2,000
DENMARK 400 1,000 1,400
BRAZIL 1,000 1,000
ALLIED TOTAL 14,276,800 25,686,900 39,963,700
EST. TOTAL 20,858,800 27,372,900 48,231,700

* The majority of Soviet Union civilian casualties were Ukrainian.

Sources

Gregory Frumkin, Population Changes in Europe Since 1939 (European estimates)

B. Urlanis, Wars and Population (Soviet Union and the Far East)

Singer and Small, Wages of War (the Americas and Ethiopia)

I.C.B. Dear, editor, The Oxford Companion to World War II (British Commonwealth)

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