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9/11 Memorial, the World Trade Attacks by numbers

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Marking the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that irreversibly changed U.S. history, we take a look at some of the harrowing statistics from the terrorist attacks.

The Twin Towers were built in 1970

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

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

Number of employees who died in Tower Two: 614

Ratio of men to women who died: 3:1

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

Bodies found "intact": 289

Body parts found: 19,858

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

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

Number of people who died when American Airlines flight 11 from Boston, Massachusetts, to Los Angeles, California, crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center: 92

Number of people who died when United Airlines flight 175  from Boston, Massachusetts, to Los Angeles, California, crashed into the south tower of the World Trade Center: 65

Number of people who died when United Airlines flight 93

From Newark, New Jersey, to San Francisco, California, crashed in rural southwest Pennsylvania: 45

Number of people who died when American Airlines flight 77,  from Washington to Los Angeles, crashed into the Pentagon: 64

Number of peole killed in the Pentagon: 125

Source: New York Magazine and The Guardian newspaper

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