Key figures on the September 11 attacks, 2001 in New York

The statistic shows key figures on the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City committed on September 11, 2001. 2,819 people lost their lives due to the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

The September 11 attacks were a series of four suicide attacks by the Islamist militant group al-Qaeda, that were committed in the United States on September 11, 2001. The terrorists hijacked four passenger jets and tried to pilot them into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and the United States Capitol Building. Nearly 3,000 people died in the attacks.

Key figures on the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City committed on September 11, 2001

Key figures
Total number killed in attacks (official figure as of 9/5/02)2,819
Number of firefighters and paramedics killed343
Number of NYPD officers and Port Authority police officers60
Number of employees who died in Tower One1,402
Number of employees who died in Tower Two614
Number of WTC companies that lost people60
Number of nations whose citizens were killed in attacks115
People rescued alive from wreckage*18
Estimated units of blood donated to the New York Blood Center36,000
Total units of donated blood actually used258
Estimated number of New Yorkers suffering from post-traumatic-stress disorder as a result of 9/11422,000
Number of FDNY vehicles destroyed98
Tons of debris removed from site1,506,124
Days fires continued to burn after the attack99
Jobs lost in New York owing to the attacks146,100
Economic loss to New York in month following the attacks (in billion U.S. dollars)105
Estimated cost of cleanup (in million U.S. dollars)600
Total FEMA money spent on the emergency (in million U.S. dollars)970
Estimated amount donated to 9/11 charities (in billion U.S. dollars)1.4
Estimated cost of New York 9/11 memorial (in million U.S. dollars)*700
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Source

Release date

September 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

As of September 11, 2012

Supplementary notes

* Data can be found here.

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