$ 23 M
annual value of conflict diamonds smuggled in from the Ivory Coast
3 M
total number of deaths attributed to conflict diamond mining
number of countries that are members of the Kimberly Process
$0.0 7
average daily pay for a conflict diamond worker
Percent of The Republic of Congo's diamonds that have unknown origins 40%
Percent of Sierra Leone's diamond production that are conflict diamonds 15%
Peak percent of total world diamond production that were conflict diamonds 15%
Percent of total world diamond production that are conflict diamonds 4%

Diamond Store Statistics

In 2004, Amnesty International and Global Witness conducted a survey of 246 diamond retailers in 50 cities across 18 states.
The following is an excerpt of their report:

of stores when asked if customers inquire about conflict diamonds responded rarely or never 83%
of store that were able to furnish a hard copy of their diamond policy 31%
of stores that were aware of the Kimberly Process 28%
of stores that were able to assure that they had a policy on conflict diamonds 27%
stores that refused outright to take the survey