9/11 The Numbers

Beez Neez now Chy Whella
Big Bear and Pepe Millard
Fri 22 Jul 2011 21:11
9/11 - The Numbers







 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.



Ground Zero on the 23rd of September 2001 and again in 2010





       2,819:  Total number killed in attacks (official figure as of 9/5/02)

          343:  Number of firefighters and paramedics killed

            23:  Number of NYPD officers

            37:  Number of Port Authority police officers

            60:  Number of WTC companies that lost people

       1,402:  Number of employees who died in Tower One

          614:  Number of employees who died in Tower Two

          658:  Number of employees lost at Cantor Fitzgerald

            22:  Number of U.S. troops killed in Operation Enduring Freedom

          115:  Number of nations whose citizens were killed in attacks:

           3:1   Ratio of men to women who died

35 and 39:  Age range of the greatest number who died

          289:  Bodies found "intact"

      19,858:  Body parts found

        1,717:  Number of families who got no remains:

      36,000:  Estimated units of blood donated to the New York Blood Centre

          258:  Total units of donated blood actually used

        1,609:  Number of people who lost a spouse or partner in the attacks

        3,051:  Estimated number of children who lost a parent

             20:  Percentage of Americans who knew someone hurt or killed in the attacks

           274:  FDNY retirements January - July 2001

           661:  FDNY retirements January - July 2002

           300:  Number of firefighters on leave for respiratory problems by January 2002

           200:  Number of funerals attended by Rudy Giuliani in 2001

             98:  Number of FDNY vehicles destroyed

  1,506,124:  Tons of debris removed from site

             99:  Days fires continued to burn after the attack

     146,100:  Jobs lost in New York owing to the attacks

               6:  Days the New York Stock Exchange was closed

       684.81:  Point drop in the Dow Jones industrial average when the NYSE reopened

             26:  Days after 9/11 that the U.S. began bombing Afghanistan

         1,714:  Total number of hate crimes reported to the Council on American-Islamic Relations nationwide since 9/11

 105 billion:  Economic loss to New York in month following the attacks

600 million:  Estimated cost of cleanup

970 million:  Total FEMA money spent on the emergency

  1.4 billion:  Estimated amount donated to 9/11 charities

40.2 billion:  Estimated amount of insurance paid worldwide related to 9/11

 7.5 million:  Estimated amount of money needed to overhaul lower-Manhattan subways

4.55 billion:  Amount of money recently granted by U.S. government to overhaul lower-Manhattan subways

500 million:  Estimated amount of money raised for funds dedicated to NYPD and FDNY families

              25:  Percentage of total charity money raised going to FDNY and NYPD families

    1 million:  Average benefit already received by each FDNY and NYPD widow

           17.9:  Percentage increase in law-school applications from 2001 to 2002

              40:  Percentage increase in Peace Corps applications from 2001 to 2002

              50:  Percentage increase in CIA applications from 2001 to 2002

            150:  Number of songs Clear Channel Radio considered "inappropriate" to play after 9/11

              26:  Number of mentions of 9/11 at the Oscars

        30,000Apartments in lower Manhattan eligible for asbestos cleanup

          4,110:  Number of apartments whose residents have requested cleanup and testing

 1.4 million:  Number of Americans who changed their 2001 holiday-travel plans from plane to train or car

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






The plan for the Memorial and how it looked in February - due to be completed for this Septembers 10th Anniversary