Health: Iraq's child mortality rate has increased by 150% since 1990, when U.N. sanctions were first imposed.
Education: By 2008, only 50% of primary school-age children were attending class, down from 80% in 2005, and approximately 1,500 children were known to be held in detention facilities.
Children: In 2007, there were 5 million Iraqi orphans~ according to government officials.
Refugees: More than two million Iraqis are refugees and almost three million internally displaced : 33% percent ( 500,000 people ) live as squatters in slum areas.
Water: 70% of Iraqis do not have access to potable water.
Jobs: Unemployment is as high as 50% officially, 70% unofficially.
Poverty: 43% of Iraqis live in abject poverty.
Sanitation: 80% of Iraqis do not have access to effective sanitation.