9/11 in Numbers: All Important Statistics & Facts

Today we are here to discuss the complete details of the 9/11 attack, In this topic, you can get the number of persons killed in the September 11, 2001 attack and some information like how many jumped, how many firefighters died, how much time did it take to clear, statistics and facts about the 9/11 attack everything and all details.

As you all know, Islam is the second-largest religion worldwide. Muslims are supporters of Islam. Quran and Hadith are the two main key sources of Muslim Islam’s beliefs and practices. The persons who strongly believe the Islam and they influence the political system are called Islamists. They believe Islam is a guiding ideology for politics and the organization of society. Qur’an believes that God’s final revelation is about Prophet Muhammad, Islam’s founder, 14000+ years ago and coming to Hadith; this is a collection of Muhammad’s sayings and deeds in his life.

Osama Bin Laden establishes Al-Qaeda in the late 1980s as an international Islamist extremist terrorist network. Osama Bin Laden was killed by US military operation on May 1, 2011, and the remaining people who were present in the war were against the Soviet Union in Afghanistan. Their main motto is to down the governments in the Middle East and anywhere in the Muslim world.


They did so many terrorist attacks in the 1990s, and also in 1998, US Embassy bombings, mostly in Kenya and Tanzania, they were 2000 people who attacked the USS Cole and the 9/11 attacks. This Al-Qaeda is solely responsible for so many attacks, including the 2002 Bali Bombing, the 2004 Madrid train bombing, the 2005 London Bombings, and the 2008 Mumbai Terrorist attacks.

The World Trade Center is a commercial complex in lower Manhattan which is established on a 16-acre land that has seven buildings and also has a large plaza, and an underground shopping mall that is connected with six of the buildings. Twin Towers are the centerpieces.

It is also called World Trade Center 3, the Vista Hotel, and the Marriott Hotel. Both towers are struck, and fire is eventually spread on the World Center Complex.

In New York, the Twin Towers are the tallest buildings which have 35,000 people and 430 companies. Moreover, each has 110 stories, 1 WTC (North Tower) and 2 WTC (South Tower), and offers office space of nearly 10 million square feet. On September 11, 2001, the whole complex was destroyed by the terrorist attack they called 9/11.

What Is 9/11?

September 11 attacks are also known as the 9/11 attacks, they did airline hijackings and they committed a suicide attack in 2001 by 109 militants associated with the AL-Qaeda, an Islamic extremist group that is against targets in the United States.

Al-Qaeda is completely dependent upon Afghanistan. They ran the training camps and openly lived in the country under the support of the Taliban, an Islamist group that ruled Afghanistan. There are nineteen terrorists responsible for 9/11; out of them, fifteen are from Saudi Arabia, two are from the United Arab Emirates, one is from Lebanon, and one is from Egypt.

In US History, this is the deadliest terrorist attack on American Soil. Most of the people died in New York and Washington DC. 9/11 is a manuscript of four coordinated terrorist attacks that were implemented by an Islamist extremist group, i.e., Al-Qaeda.

Al-Qaeda’s Nineteen Terrorists hijacked Four Commerical Airplanes, and two of the planes crashed on the upper floors of the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center Complex and the third plane into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.

Due to fires and impacts, the Twin Towers collapsed. After knowing the other attacks, the passengers on the fourth hijacked plane, Flight 93, and it also crashed in the empty fields of Western Pennsylvania nearly 20 minutes into the air from Washington D.C.

How Many Died on 9/11?

They are 2977 people killed in this attack from 93 nations; in Newyork, 2753 people were killed, 40 people were killed on Fight 93, and 184 people were killed at Pentagon. All 19 terrorists died, and 400+ police officers and firefighters were killed.

The several causes of death due to smoke inhalation, immolation, jumping or falling from the upper floors, or the skyscraper’s eventual collapse.

How Many Died on 9/11?

So many deaths are reported in the companies in business premises at the World Trade Center, and they are WTC tenants of all buildings, vendors, visitors, and independent emergency responders, including some hijackers and passenger-related firms.

They are eight children died. Out of them, 5 children died on American Airlines Flight 77 aged 3 to 11, and 3 children died on Airlines Flight 175 aged is, 2,3 and 4. The youngest victim of this attack is a two-and-a-half-year-old child from Flight 175, and the oldest victim is an 85-year-old passenger on Flight 11.

Two hundred sixty-five people dead in the four planes along with 87 civilians with 11 crew members and from American Airlines Flight 11 five hijackers.

The United Airlines Flight 175 they are 60 civilians along with 9 crew members and 5 hijackers. Coming American Airlines Flight 77, 39 civilians along with 6 crew members and five hijackers.

Finally, the United Airlines Flight 93, they are 39 civilians and 7 crew members, four hijackers, and a United States Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement officer.

Some officials have died; they are David Angell, television producer and Berry Berenson actress, the Stanley cup winning member Garnet Bailey the television political commentator BarBare Olson and the US solicitor General Wife Theodore Olson and Mari-Rae Sopper the women’s gymnastics coach; these are from the Flight 77.

How Many Jumped?


The deaths were caused by jumping and fallings due to anger of fire inside the towers, so many people crashed to deaths from the impact zones. People were standing on the streets and rooftops of buildings that are near, and some people were falling from the World Trade Center 200 people came from the North Tower, and three people jumped or fell into the South Tower. Almost deaths of all people were caused due to falling from the towers; they jumped to deaths to escape from the heat, smoke, and flames during the attacks.

What Happened at the World Trade Center on 9/11?

On 9/11, at 8.46 am, hijacked Flight 11 crashed on the 93 to 99 floors of the North Tower 1 WTC, and 17 minutes later, at 9.03 am, hijacked Flight 175 struck into the 77 to 85 floors of the south Tower 2 WTC.

At the time of the tower strike, they are between 16,400 and 18000 people were present in the WTC complex, so many people were safe, and the people rushed out and saved by first responders.

This attack showed more impact on the planes and also the floors of the buildings, and exterior walls, it damaged the buildings and structural columns and collapsed the towers, and the WTC complex and five other buildings were destroyed because of the falling of the Twin Towers.

After that attack, The buildings were destroyed to the ground, and so many volunteers came to Ground Zero; they helped with the rescue, recovery, and clean-up efforts on May 30, 2002, and removed the last thing of WTC steel.

Sites Crashed On 9/11 Attacks

During the September 11 attacks or 9/11 attacks, some sites are destroyed; they are

  • World Trade Center
  • The Pentagon
  • StonyCreek/Shanksville
  • Pennsylvania

Hijacked Airliners

The following Airliners are hijacked in the 9/11 attacks

  • American Airlines Flight 11
  • United Airlines Flight 175
  • American Airlines Flight 77
  • United Airlines Flight 93
  • The Korean Air Flight 085 and Delta Air Lines Flight 1989 are the suspected hijackings.

Persons Behind the 9/11 Attack

The persons or the criminals who are responsible for the 9/11 attack

  • Al-Qaeda
  • Osama Bin Laden
  • Alleged Saudi Role
  • Motives
  • Hijackers(20th hijacker)
  • Hamburg Cell
  • Trials

Response Action

For the September 11 attacks, the followings services immediately responded and rescued the people they are

  • US Government Response
  • US military response(War on Terror, Afghanistan, North-West Pakistan)
  • Rescue and recovery effort (maritime response)
  • Financial assistance
  • Operation Support
  • Operation Yellow Ribbon
  • Memorials and services

Facts About 9/11

The facts about 9/11, You must know that to get a clear idea about 9/11.

  • They are 3000 people killed, and out of them, police officers and firefighters are 400 while in the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in NYC.


  • The 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center is not the first terrorist attack. In February 1993 bombing took place, and six people were killed.
  • In Washington DC, the Pentagon building and plane crashed near Shanksville, PA.


  • After the finish of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, the rescue and recovery will clean the 1.8 million tons of wreckage on the WTC site, and it will take 9 months to clear.
  • On normal Working days, 50,000 employees are working at the WTC Twin towers, and an extra 40,000 pass via the complex.
  • The video accounts voiced the WTC attack’s immediate, and in the Pentagon attack, there was no video footage released officially until 2006.
  • The Passengers from abroad, United Flight 93, knew about the recent airplane attacks and tried to take back control of the plane from the hijackers; they intentionally crashed the plane in a Pennsylvania field on behalf of their unknown target.
  • In New York City, both the police and fire departments have their emergency response procedures, and they don’t have a combined response plan for the major incident.
  • At the World Trade Center site, 18 people are rescued alive.
  • The post-traumatic stress cases are quite natural between the 9/11 survivors and rescue workers.
  • During the attacks, people at World Trade Center faced respiratory problems such as asthma and lung inflammation, and they were generated at an abnormal rate.
  • The 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center leads to the loss of so many lives and also the foreign attack on American Soil.
  • The US Senate in 2019 passed a bill to give a fund to repay the victims of the September 11 attacks; these are never going out of the money, and then first responders didn’t return to congress to excuse the more funding.

Statistics of 9/11

The Bureau of Transporation Statistics reported on Airline Travel Since 9/11 in December 2005. After the destructive attack, US Air Travel took four years to come out; it is said for another disastrous attack, i.e., COVID-19, also caused an effect on Air Travel.

The number of passengers in September 2001 was 33% compared to the 20220, which is 96%. In the United States, all the air services were suspended on 9/11, but the aviation system got back just within days, and the passengers didn’t travel on the commercial lines until March 2004; the passenger planned to go back in August 2001 Level. Finally, the recovery time changes.

According to the 2005 report, the passengers come back, and the number of passengers is quickly enhanced and has a faster rate rather than the number of available seats.

Before 9/11, passengers at aircraft flew and had 73% capacity, and the report states that the airlines operated with 28% employees in July 2001, and the number of passengers and flights came back to the pre-9/11 levels.

What Is the 9/11 Memorial?

This Memorial was opened on September 11, 2011, to recollect the memory of 9/11, the 10th anniversary, it is located on the World Trade Center Complex’s western side, and the Twin Towers is also located on the Western side.


The Memorial was designed by two architects, Micheal Arda, and Peter Walker. They are elected from the design competition; in this, there are 5201 submissions from 63 countries.

What Is the 9/11 Memorial Museum?

It opened on May 21, 2014, this is located under the Memorial Plaza, and usually, the visitors enter the Museum via the Pavilion.

What Is the 9/11 Memorial Museum?

Under the 9/11 Memorial, World Trade Center bedrock foundations are present, and also the main exhibition displays the artifacts of WTC and the 9/11 attacks and also interesting exhibitions and reflective areas during the attack and programs that are discussed by the owner and group of stories that are related to the survivor’s experiences, first responders, area residents, and eyewitnesses.

Reasons Behind the Terrorist Attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon

The terrorists didn’t have the power to defeat the United States military, so they set their sights on behalf of symbolic targets. Generally, the Twin Towers are the center of the World Trade Center; these symbolized globalization and represented America’s economic power and prosperity.

The US Department of Defense headquarters is Pentagon, and this is a symbol of American military power Flight 93 is headed to the Capital Building and also a center of the American Legislative government.

Al-Qaeda believed that the attacks on these symbols meant they focused on American Power, spread fear all around the country, and the United States was weakened. The United States plays a crucial role in the world community and supports the political and religious goals in the Middle East and the Muslim world.


Finally, the 9/11 attack is a remarkable and unforgettable attack on American Soil, it spoils a lot of buildings and the status of America and so many people lost their lives, This topic gives all the details of the 9/11 attack and discusses some unknown facts and statistics.

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