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World War I Statistics

By the Numbers

Number of German soldiers killed in battle during World War I: 2,000,0001

Number of Russian soldiers killed in battle during World War I: 1,700,0002

Number of French soldiers killed in battle during World War I: 1,400,0003

Number of British soldiers killed in battle during World War I: 900,0004

Number of American soldiers killed in battle during World War I: 50,0005

Percentage of total French population killed or wounded in World War I: 11%6

Percentage of total German population killed or wounded in World War I: 9%7

Percentage of total British population killed or wounded in World War I: 8%8

Percentage of total American population killed or wounded in World War I: 0.37%9

Percentage of American soldiers serving in Europe who contracted sexually transmitted diseases during World War I: 10%.10

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