9/11 by the Numbers

9/11 by the Numbers
Death, destruction, charity, salvation, war, money, real estate, spouses, babies, and otherSeptember 11 statistics.

The initial numbers are indelible: 8:46 a.m. and 9:02 a.m. Time the burning towers stood: 56 minutes and 102 minutes. Time they took to fall: 12 seconds. From there, they ripple out.

See Also: The Encyclopedia of 9/11

·   Total number killed in attacks in New York: 2,753
·   Number of firefighters and paramedics killed: 343
·   Number of NYPD officers: 23
·   Number of Port Authority police officers: 37
·   Number of WTC companies in the towers that lost people: 128
·   Number of employees who died in Tower One: 1,402
·   Number of employees who died in Tower Two: 614
·   Number of employees lost at Cantor Fitzgerald: 658
·   Number of U.S. troops killed in Operation Enduring Freedom:2,108
·   Number of nations whose citizens were killed in attacks: 115
·   Ratio of men to women who died: 3:1
·   Age of the greatest number who died: between 35 and 39
·   Bodies found “intact”: 291
·   Remains found: 21,744
·   Number of families who got no remains: 1,717
·   Estimated units of blood donated to the New York Blood Center:36,000
·   Total units of donated blood actually used: 258
·   Number of people who lost a spouse or partner in the attacks:1,609
·   Estimated number of children who lost a parent: 3,051
·   Percentage of Americans who knew someone hurt or killed in the attacks: 20
·   FDNY retirements, January–July 2001: 274
·   FDNY retirements, January–July 2002: 661
·   Number of firefighters on leave for respiratory problems by January 2002: 300
·   Number of funerals attended by Rudy Giuliani in 2001: 200
·   Number of FDNY vehicles destroyed: 98
·   Tons of debris removed from site: 1,506,124
·   Days fires continued to burn after the attack: 99
·   Jobs lost in New York owing to the attacks: 146,100
·   Days the New York Stock Exchange was closed: 6
·   Point drop in the Dow Jones industrial average when the NYSE reopened: 684.81
·   Days after 9/11 that the U.S. began bombing Afghanistan: 26
·   Total number of civil rights complaints reported to the Council on American-Islamic Relations nationwide from 2002 to 2008:12,962
·   Economic loss to New York in month following the attacks: $105 billion
·   Estimated cost of cleanup: $600 million
·   Total FEMA money spent on the emergency: $970 million
·   Estimated amount donated to 9/11 charities: $1.4 billion
·   Estimated amount of insurance paid worldwide related to 9/11:$40.2 billion
·   Estimated amount of money needed to overhaul lower-Manhattan subways: $7.5 billion
·   Amount of money granted by U.S. government to overhaul lower-Manhattan subways: $4.55 billion
·   Estimated amount of money raised for funds dedicated to NYPD and FDNY families: $500 million
·   Percentage of total charity money raised going to FDNY and NYPD families: 25
·   Average benefit already received by each FDNY and NYPD widow:$1 million
·   Percentage increase in law-school applications from 2001 to 2002: 17.9
·   Percentage increase in Peace Corps applications from 2001 to 2002: 40
·   Percentage increase in CIA applications from 2001 to 2002: 50
·   Number of songs Clear Channel Radio considered “inappropriate” to play after 9/11: 150
·   Number of mentions of 9/11 at the 2002 Oscars: 26
·   Apartments in lower Manhattan eligible for asbestos cleanup:23,000
·   Number of apartments whose residents have requested cleanup and testing: 4,167
·   Number of Americans who changed their 2001 holiday-travel plans from plane to train or car: 1.4 million

·   Estimated number of New Yorkers suffering from post-traumatic-stress disorder as a result of 9/11: 422,000

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