Mar
02

Syria crisis: the violence mapped by the UN

By

How many people have died in the Syrian crisis so far?
Get the data

As the Syria crisis spirals, the last remaining international support for President Assad appears to be melting away.

Exactly how bad have things got? The United Nations reports over 8,700 deaths by the end of February in the updated infographic above – available from Reliefweb – which covers deaths by region.

The worst-hit province has been Homs, scene of escalating violence.

We have also made our own attempts to map and list the dead and arrested – which we will update over time.

Above is the Guardian graphic team’s version of the UN update. You can also download the full data below.

Download the data

DATA: download the full spreadsheet

NEW! Buy our book

• Facts are Sacred: the power of data (on Kindle)

More open data

Data journalism and data visualisations from the Guardian

World government data

Search the world’s government data with our gateway

Development and aid data

Search the world’s global development data with our gateway

Can you do something with this data?

Flickr Please post your visualisations and mash-ups on our Flickr group
• Contact us at data@guardian.co.uk

Get the A-Z of data
More at the Datastore directory

Follow us on Twitter
Like us on Facebook

Simon Rogers
Paul Scruton

guardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds

from Simon Rogers, Paul Scruton

via http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2012/mar/02/syria-arab-and-middle-east-protests

Share on Tumblr

Leave a Comment

UA-84569-1