Vietnam War Statistic

Vietnam War
Part of the Cold War
Clockwise, from top left: U.S. Marines battle in Hamo village during the Tet Offensive, extraction of troops after an airmobile assault, a burning Viet Cong base camp in Mỹ Tho, Vietnamese civilians killed during the My Lai Massacre
Date November 1, 1955 (1955-11-01)[A 1] – April 30, 1975 (1975-04-30)
Location South Vietnam, North Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos
Result North Vietnamese victory
  • Withdrawal of American forces from Indochina
  • Dissolution of South Vietnam
  • Communist takeover of Cambodia and Laos
Unification of North and South Vietnam under North Vietnamese rule.
Anti-Communist forces:

South Vietnam
United States
South Korea
New Zealand
Cambodia Khmer Republic
Laos Kingdom of Laos
Republic of China Republic of China

Communist forces:

North Vietnam
Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam Viet Cong
Cambodia Khmer Rouge
Laos Pathet Lao
People's Republic of China
Soviet Union
North Korea

Commanders and leaders
South Vietnam Ngô Đình Diệm
South Vietnam Nguyễn Văn Thiệu
South Vietnam Nguyễn Cao Kỳ
South Vietnam Cao Van Vien
United States Lyndon B. Johnson
United States Richard Nixon
United States William Westmoreland
United States Creighton Abrams
...and others
North Vietnam Hồ Chí Minh
North Vietnam Lê Duẩn
North Vietnam Võ Nguyên Giáp
North Vietnam Văn Tiến Dũng
Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam Trần Văn Trà
Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam Nguyen Van Linh
...and others
~1,830,000 (1968)
South Vietnam: 850,000
United States: 536,100
Free World Forces: 65,000
South Korea: 312,853,
Australia: 49,968 (1962–1973)
Thailand, Philippines: 10,450
New Zealand: 3,890 (1964–1973)
~520,000 (1968)
North Vietnam: ~340,000
PRC: 170,000 (1969)
Soviet Union: 3,000
North Korea: 300
Casualties and losses
South Vietnam South Vietnam
220,357 dead;1,170,000 wounded
United States United States
58,159 dead; 1,719 missing; 303,635 wounded
South Korea South Korea
5,099 dead; 10,962 wounded; 4 missing

Australia Australia
520 dead;2,400*wounded
New Zealand New Zealand
37 dead; 187 wounded
Thailand Thailand
1,351 dead
Laos Kingdom of Laos
30,000 killed, wounded unknown

Total dead: 315,384
Total wounded: ~1,490,000+

North Vietnam FNL Flag.svg North Vietnam & NLF
1,176,000 dead/missing;
600,000+ wounded
People's Republic of China P.R. China
1,446 dead; 4,200 wounded
Soviet Union Soviet Union
16 dead

Total dead: ~1,177,462
Total wounded: ~604,200+

South Vietnamese civilian dead: 1,581,000*
Cambodian civilian dead: 700,000–1,000,000*
North Vietnamese civilian dead: ~2,000,000
Laotian civilian dead: ~50,000*
Total civilian dead: ~4,331,000