The Iraqi government says insurgent violence has killed 12, 000 civilians in the past 18 months.
Iraq's Interior Ministry reported the first official toll on Thursday. Interior Minister Bayan Jabr said the figures show more than 20 people per day died in bombings and other attacks.
Authorities say the vast majority of victims more than 10, 000 appeared to Shi'ite Muslims.
At least 43 people were killed Thursday in a series of bomb explosions north of Baghdad.
Iraqi authorities said today-Friday 10 Iraqis were killed and at least 10 others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack late Thursday near Balad, 80 kilometers north of the capital.
Suicide attackers also detonated explosives Thursday in the towns of Tuz Khurmatu, Kirkuk and Baquba. And two parked motorcycles rigged with bombs exploded outside a cafe in Mosul.
Information for this report is provoded by AP and AFP.