Professor Setear's Table of Casualties


D = Dead                     M = Missing                                 Mob = Mobilized
W = Wounded           POW = Prisoners of War            Pop = Population

 
 


 

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Russia
Germany 
Great Britain 
France 
Austria-Hungary
Italy 
US 
Turkey 
Bulgaria 
Japan 
Rumania 
Serbia 
Belgium 
Greece 
Portugal 
Montenegro 
 
 
 
 
 

Russia 
Germany 
Great Britain 
France
Austria-Hungary
Italy 
US 
Turkey 
Bulgaria 
Japan 
Rumania 
Serbia 
Belgium 
Greece 
Portugal 
Montenegro
 

 

Dead
 

1,700,000
1,773,700
908,371
1,375,800
1,200,000
650,000
126,000
325,000
87,500
300
335,706
45,000
13,716
5,000
7,222
3,000
 
 
 

DWM&P/Mob

76%
65%
36%
73%
90%
39%
8%
34%
22%
0%
71%
47%
35%
12%
33%
40%
 

 

Wounded
 

4,950,000
4,216,058
2,090,212
4,266,000
3,620,000
947,000
234,300
400,000
152,390
907
120,000
133,148
44,686
21,000
13,751
10,000
 
 
 

D&W/Mob

55%
54%
34%
67%
62%
28%
8%
25%
20%
0%
61%
25%
22%
11%
21%
26%
 

 

Missing/POW
 

2,500,000
1,152,800
191,652
537,000
2,200,000
600,000
4,526
250,000
27,029
3
80,000
152,958
34,659
1,000
12,318
7,000
 
 
 

Dead / Mob

14%
16%
10%
16%
15%
12%
3%
11%
7%
0%
45%
6%
5%
2%
7%
6%
 

 

Dead & Wounded

6,650,000
5,989,758
2,998,583
5,641,800
4,820,000
1,597,000
360,300
725,000
239,890
1,207
455,706
178,148
58,402
26,000
20,973
13,000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

D, W & M/POW

9,150,000
7,142,558
3,190,235
6,178,800
7,020,000
2,197,000
364,826
975,000
266,919
1,210
535,706
331,106
93,061
27,000
33,291
20,000
 
 
 

Mob / Pop

7%
17%
19%
21%
15%
16%
4%
9%
24%
1%
10%
18%
4%
5%
2%
10%
 

 

Mobilized
 

12,000,000
11,000,000
8,904,467
8,410,000
7,800,000
5,615,000
4,355,000
2,850,000
1,200,000
800,000
750,000
707,343
267,000
230,000
100,000
50,000
 
 
 

Dead / Pop

1.0%
2.7%
2.0%
3.5%
2.3%
1.9%
0.1%
1.0%
1.8%
0.0%
4.4%
1.1%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.6%
 

 

Population c. 1914

166,250,000
64,925,993
46,089,249
39,601,509
51,340,378
34,700,000
97,337,000
31,000,000
5,000,000
54,216,485
7,600,000
4,000,000
7,432,784
4,500,000
5,423,132
500,000
 
 
 

D&W / Pop

4.0%
9.2%
6.5%
14.2%
9.4%
4.6%
0.4%
2.3%
4.8%
0.0%
6.0%
4.5%
0.8%
0.6%
0.4%
2.6%
 

 

                                            Source for casualty and mobilized figures:  http://www.worldwar1.com/tlcrates.htm
                                            Population Source: The World Almanac, 1914 (p. 424)

                                            For a comparison of World War I casualties to those from other 20th century wars, see http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/war-list.htm.