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Total Casualties | Korean War Ex-POW Association

Total Casualties


The UN released the following numbers on October 24, 1953. They are based on figures from official and U.N. delegation sources. They did not include thousands of missing troops.

Estimated Communist casualties:
Killed and wounded: 1,420,000
Prisoner: 1,540,000

Chinese:
Dead & Wounded: 900,000
Prisoner: 20,000

North Korean:
Dead & Wounded: 520,000
Prisoner: 100,000

UN: 1,474,269

Republic of Korea: 1,312,836
Dead: 415,004
Wounded: 428,568
Returned POWs: 7,848
POWs claimed to still be captive: 1,988

US: 144,173
Dead: 25,604
Wounded: 105,961
Missing and presumed dead: 7,955 (as of October 9, 1953)
Returned POWs: 4,653

Britain: 5,017
Dead: 710
Wounded: 2,278
Missing: 1,263
Captured: 766

Canada: 1,396
Dead: 291
Wounded: 1,072
Missing: 21
Captured: 12

Turkey: 3,349
Dead: 717
Wounded: 2,246
Missing: 167
Captured: 219

Australia: 1,591
Dead: 291
Wounded: 1,240
Missing: 39
Captured: 21

France: 1,135
Dead: 288
Wounded: 818
Missing: 18
Captured: 11

Greece: 715
Dead: 169
Wounded: 543
Missing: 2
Captured: 1

Thailand: 913
Dead: 114
Wounded: 794
Missing: 5

Ethopia: 656
Dead: 120
Wounded: 5364

Columbia: 686
Dead: 140
Wounded: 452
Missing: 65
Captured: 29

Belgium-Luxembourg: 453
Dead: 97
Wounded: 350
Missing: 5
Captured: 1

Philippines: 488
Dead: 92
Wounded: 299
Missing: 57
Captured: 40

Netherlands: 704
Dead: 111
Wounded: 589
Missing: 4

New Zealand: 115
Dead: 34
Missing: 80
Captured: 1

South Africa: 42
Dead: 20
Missing: 16
Captured: 6