Number of Japanese Killed by Atomic Bomb
How many Japanese were killed by the atomic bomb?
Altogether, casualties from both Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb attacks are estimated to be about 280,000. In Hiroshima 70,000 Japanese died immediately after the attack, and by 1950 casualty figures had raised to approximately 200,000, as a result of radioactivity exposure and cancer. In Nagasaki, between 40,000 and 75,000 Japanese may have been killed immediately after the bombing, and by 1945 estimates report a total of 80,000 deaths.