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Human Costthe price of a human life in different epochs / situations
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4,480slave (very young child)Ancient Egypt-500either140 silver drachmasThe Slave Systems Or Greek and Roman Antiquity by William Linn Westerman http://books.google.es/books?id=FF-uCZRXiO4C&lpg=PA101&ots=bNsos9KDY-&dq=prices%20roman%20slaves%20child%20old&pg=PA101#v=onepage&q=prices%20roman%20slaves%20child%20old&f=falsehttp://www.apostolic-ministries.net/bibleaids.htm#pagehh
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20,480slave (8 years old)Ancient Egypt-500Female (girl)640 silver drachmasThe Slave Systems Or Greek and Roman Antiquity by William Linn Westerman http://books.google.es/books?id=FF-uCZRXiO4C&lpg=PA101&ots=bNsos9KDY-&dq=prices%20roman%20slaves%20child%20old&pg=PA101#v=onepage&q=prices%20roman%20slaves%20child%20old&f=falsehttp://www.apostolic-ministries.net/bibleaids.htm#pagehh
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32,000slaveAncient Egypt-500Male1000 silver drachmas1 drachma is assumed to be worth 1 day's wage. (32 USD in 2009) The Slave Systems Or Greek and Roman Antiquity by William Linn Westerman http://books.google.es/books?id=FF-uCZRXiO4C&lpg=PA101&ots=bNsos9KDY-&dq=prices%20roman%20slaves%20child%20old&pg=PA101#v=onepage&q=prices%20roman%20slaves%20child%20old&f=falsehttp://www.apostolic-ministries.net/bibleaids.htm#pagehh
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2,080GladiatorAncient Rome0Male208 denarii120 gladiators cost around 25,000 denarii ($500,000), 1 gladiator = approx. 208 denarii. assuming denarius = $10 at this time. Encyclopaedia Romanahttp://penelope.uchicago.edu/~grout/encyclopaedia_romana/gladiators/venationes.html
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6,000slaveAncient Rome0Male (boy)300 denariiassuming denarius = $20 at this timeThe Slave Systems Or Greek and Roman Antiquity by William Linn Westerman http://books.google.es/books?id=FF-uCZRXiO4C&lpg=PA101&ots=bNsos9KDY-&dq=prices%20roman%20slaves%20child%20old&pg=PA101#v=onepage&q=prices%20roman%20slaves%20child%20old&f=false
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12,000slaveAncient Rome0Female (girl)600 denariiThe Slave Systems Or Greek and Roman Antiquity by William Linn Westerman http://books.google.es/books?id=FF-uCZRXiO4C&lpg=PA101&ots=bNsos9KDY-&dq=prices%20roman%20slaves%20child%20old&pg=PA101#v=onepage&q=prices%20roman%20slaves%20child%20old&f=false
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24,000slaveAncient Rome0Male1200 denariiRoman prices of wheat, wine and meat imply the as (211 BCE-301 CE) and nummus (301 CE – 475 CE) as equivalent to the US dollar in purchasing power, and by conversion, the denarius at around $10 in 200 BCE, $20 at the height of the munera, and $25 in 300 CE The Slave Systems Or Greek and Roman Antiquity by William Linn Westerman http://books.google.es/books?id=FF-uCZRXiO4C&lpg=PA101&ots=bNsos9KDY-&dq=prices%20roman%20slaves%20child%20old&pg=PA101#v=onepage&q=prices%20roman%20slaves%20child%20old&f=false
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1,200Afghanistan Civilian death (Australian Military)Australian Military2011-2013both$1200 AUDconversation from AUD to USD is virtually one for oneHerald Sunhttp://www.heraldsun.com.au/ipad/diggers-pay-market-rate-1200-compensation-for-afghan-civilian-deaths/story-fn6bfkm6-1225944913938
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1,300Male Irish SlaveCaribbean1650Male$8inflation adjusted from 1750 conversion of $8 and then a bit added 'A World Of Curiosities' John Oldale, page 50
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9,000Female African girl slaveCaribbean1650Female (girl)£53-58Nationalarchives.com, Raceandhistory.comhttp://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pathways/blackhistory/africa_caribbean/transcripts/stephen_fuller.htmhttp://www.raceandhistory.com/cgi-bin/forum/webbbs_config.pl/noframes/read/1638http://www.measuringworth.com/ppoweruk/
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9,500Male African boy slaveCaribbean1650Male (boy)£55-60Nationalarchives.com, Raceandhistory.comhttp://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pathways/blackhistory/africa_caribbean/transcripts/stephen_fuller.htmhttp://www.raceandhistory.com/cgi-bin/forum/webbbs_config.pl/noframes/read/1638
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10,000African SlaveCaribbean1650Male$30-$80 'A World Of Curiosities' John Oldale, page 50
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10,300African Female slaveCaribbean1650Female£60-63Nationalarchives.com, Raceandhistory.comhttp://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pathways/blackhistory/africa_caribbean/transcripts/stephen_fuller.htmhttp://www.raceandhistory.com/cgi-bin/forum/webbbs_config.pl/noframes/read/1638
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880Atheist (or other religion)Saudi Arabia blood moneysaudiFemaleSaudi blood money tariffs (Iran has a similar system, but the time of year is also important: during the four months of haram, all rates are doubled. Levels for 100% culpability). 'A World Of Curiosities' John Oldale, page 220
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1,750Atheist (or other religion)Saudi Arabia blood moneysaudiMaleSaudi blood money tariffs (Iran has a similar system, but the time of year is also important: during the four months of haram, all rates are doubled. Levels for 100% culpability). 'A World Of Curiosities' John Oldale, page 220
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8,800Christian or JewSaudi Arabia blood moneysaudiFemaleSaudi blood money tariffs (Iran has a similar system, but the time of year is also important: during the four months of haram, all rates are doubled. Levels for 100% culpability). 'A World Of Curiosities' John Oldale, page 220
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13,500MuslimSaudi Arabia blood moneysaudiFemaleSaudi blood money tariffs (Iran has a similar system, but the time of year is also important: during the four months of haram, all rates are doubled. Levels for 100% culpability). 'A World Of Curiosities' John Oldale, page 220
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13,500Christian or JewSaudi Arabia blood moneysaudiMaleSaudi blood money tariffs (Iran has a similar system, but the time of year is also important: during the four months of haram, all rates are doubled. Levels for 100% culpability). 'A World Of Curiosities' John Oldale, page 220
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27,000MuslimSaudi Arabia blood moneysaudiMaleSaudi blood money tariffs (Iran has a similar system, but the time of year is also important: during the four months of haram, all rates are doubled. Levels for 100% culpability). 'A World Of Curiosities' John Oldale, page 220
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2,000Afghanistan Civilian death (average)UK Military2011-2013bothhttp://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/apr/01/afghan-life-nato
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8,000Afghanistan Civilian death (highest paid)UK Military2011-2013bothhttp://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/apr/01/afghan-life-nato
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38,000UK Military PersonnelUK Military2011-2013both£25000 UKPThe amount paid is calculated by multiplying the salary by a factor based on age at the time of death. 60% of that figure will be paid for the surviving adult dependant. If the deceased was a member of AFPS 75 (Armed Forces Pension Society), then the dependant will receive the full grant of £25,000Veterans UKhttp://www.veterans-uk.info/pensions/death.html
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4,00060 year old, black male slave US1850male$ 700.00http://eh.net/encyclopedia/article/wahl.slavery.ushttp://www.measuringworth.com/slavery.php
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8,10010 year old, black male slaveUS1850male$ 800.00slave market value $4bn in US South
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11,00040 & 20 year old, black male slave US1850male$ 700.00http://eh.net/encyclopedia/article/wahl.slavery.ushttp://www.measuringworth.com/slavery.php
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19,00035 year old, black male slave US1850male$ 700.00http://eh.net/encyclopedia/article/wahl.slavery.ushttp://www.measuringworth.com/slavery.php
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22,00025 year old, black male slave US1850male$ 800.00http://eh.net/encyclopedia/article/wahl.slavery.ushttp://www.measuringworth.com/slavery.php
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30,000Prime Male Slave (New Orleans)US1855male$ 1,200.00http://eh.net/encyclopedia/article/wahl.slavery.ushttp://www.measuringworth.com/slavery.php
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100,000US Military PersonnelUS Military2011-2013bothThe death gratuity is a one-time non-taxable payment of $100000 to surviving family members of military personnel who have died on active duty. Military.comhttp://www.military.com/benefits/survivor-benefits/death-gratuity.html
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6,400Baby from NigeriaNigeria 2011bothHavoscope, Guardianhttp://www.havocscope.com/black-market-prices/human-trafficking-prices/http://www.guardian.co.uk/law/2011/jun/02/nigeria-baby-farm-raided-human-trafficking
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7,800Male Baby in ChinaChina2012male50,000 Yuan2012 price same as 2011Havoscope, Businessweekhttp://www.havocscope.com/price-of-babies-sold-in-china-in-2012/http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-07-05/china-busts-traffickers-after-babies-auctioned-off-for-7-800
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4,732Female Baby in ChinaChina2011female30,000 YuanHavoscope, Guardianhttp://www.havocscope.com/reported-price-of-babies-in-china-in-2011/http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/04/china-baby-trafficking-ring-shut?newsfeed=true
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17,500Baby in North Caucasus, RussiaRussia2012male550,000 RoublesHavoscope, Reutershttp://www.havocscope.com/price-of-baby-in-north-caucasus-region-of-russia/http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/01/us-russia-trafficking-northcaucasus-idUSBRE8A013620121101
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45,000Trafficked person in Cambodia or ThailandCambodia, Thailand2013both Each victim generates <$45,000 in gross revenue for the human trafficker (market of $181 Million a year)Havoscope, “Transnational Organized Crime in East Asia and the Pacific: A Threat Assessment,” UNODC, April 2013, Executive Summary, page ivhttp://www.havocscope.com/income-from-trafficking-victim-in-cambodia-and-thailand/http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/frontpage/2013/April/first-comprehensive-unodc-study-on-transnational-organized-crime-threats-in-east-asia-and-the-pacific.html?ref=fs4
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45Child, India (for labour, sex work)India2007both$45, versus $350 for buffalo. "most of them end up working as laboreres or commercial sex workers.”Havoscope, Reutershttp://www.havocscope.com/buffaloes-in-india-cost-350-children-cost-45/http://www.reuters.com/article/2007/04/03/us-india-children-trafficking-idUSDEL15186520070403
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300Child, Iraq (lowest)Iraq, international trafficking2009both£200lowest priceHavoscope, Guardianhttp://www.havocscope.com/prices-of-children-in-iraq/http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/apr/06/child-trafficking-iraq
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5,500Child, Iraq (highest)Iraq, international trafficking2009both£4,000highest priceHavoscope, Guardianhttp://www.havocscope.com/prices-of-children-in-iraq/http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/apr/06/child-trafficking-iraq
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600Child soldier, MaliMali 2012maleMali Islamist groupsHavoscope, BBChttp://www.havocscope.com/price-to-buy-child-soldier-in-mali/http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19905905
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25,000Child, UKUK2011both£1,600Smuggled children sold to brothels, domestic servitude, forced labourHavoscope, BBChttp://www.havocscope.com/price-of-children-in-the-uk/http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-13440736
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6,000Romanian girl sold into prostitution, Western Europe maximumRomania2010female 5000 euroshighest price. Mainly in BrusselsHavoscope, Sofia News Agencyhttp://www.havocscope.com/price-of-romanian-girls/http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=116564
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1,000Trafficked Haitian immigrants sold in ChileChile2013bothHavoscope, The Santiago Timeshttp://www.havocscope.com/trafficking-selling-price-in-chile/http://www.santiagotimes.cl/chile/human-rights-a-law/25775-chilean-authorities-thwart-human-trafficking-operation
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7,300Bride to China, purchased from MyanmarChina2010female50,000 YuanHavoscope, Global Posthttp://www.havocscope.com/women-of-myanmar-sold-in-china/http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/china/100928/burma-myanmar-trafficking-border
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40,000Nigerian woman, ItalyNigeria, Italy2012femaleWomen from Nigeria: $40,000 to $78,000 to pimp to be released in ItalyHavoscope, Voice of Americahttp://www.havocscope.com/nigerian-women-trafficked-into-italy/http://www.voanews.com/content/most-trafficked-into-italys-sex-trade-nigerians-150206105/370025.html
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78,000Nigerian woman, ItalyNigeria, Italy2012femaleWomen from Nigeria: $40,000 to $78,000 to pimp to be released in ItalyHavoscope, Voice of Americahttp://www.havocscope.com/nigerian-women-trafficked-into-italy/http://www.voanews.com/content/most-trafficked-into-italys-sex-trade-nigerians-150206105/370025.html
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1,066Woman, 20s (N Korea)North Korea2011female7,000 YuanHavoscope, Radio Free Asiahttp://www.havocscope.com/price-of-north-korean-women-by-age/http://www.rfa.org/english/news/korea/trafficking-03042011151800.html
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761Woman, 30s (N Korea)North Korea2011female5,000 YuanHavoscope, Radio Free Asiahttp://www.havocscope.com/price-of-north-korean-women-by-age/http://www.rfa.org/english/news/korea/trafficking-03042011151800.html
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457Woman, 40s (N Korea)North Korea2011female3,000 YuanHavoscope, Radio Free Asiahttp://www.havocscope.com/price-of-north-korean-women-by-age/http://www.rfa.org/english/news/korea/trafficking-03042011151800.html
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46Burmese child soldierBurma2004male50,000 kyatusing exchange rate given in doc for 20,000 kyat in 2004; 50,000 kyat = $37.5 in 2004, then inflation-adjusted to 2013Human Rights Watch; US inflation adjustmenthttp://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/reports/burma1007webwcover.pdfhttp://www.usinflationcalculator.com/
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78forced labour in illegal brickyardsChina2011both500 yuan500 yuan, about $75. Inflation-adjusted for 2013.Time; US inflation adjustmenthttp://world.time.com/2011/09/08/another-slavery-scandal-uncovered-in-central-china/http://www.usinflationcalculator.com/
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200temporary "pleasure marriage" to a Syrian refugeeSyria2012female500 - 1000 Saudi riyalsmost take place in JordanThe National; Washington Posthttp://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/comment/online-trafficking-of-syrian-women-shames-all-involvedhttp://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/in-a-jordan-camp-outsiders-seek-syrian-brides/2012/11/23/b7e7a31e-3544-11e2-9cfa-e41bac906cc9_story.html
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110cost of FREEDOM from forced cotton labourUzbekistan2012bothIn Angren district, parents were told that if they wanted to exempt their children from the harvest they would either have to pay a $110 fee or withdraw their children's application to high school. All government employees are eligible to be sent to pick cotton. A refusal can mean the loss of a job, pay or benefits.Guardianhttp://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2012/dec/15/cotton-child-labour-uzbekistan-fashion
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