THINGS STATISTICALLY THAT ARE LIKELY TO KILL YOU
Added on: 3rd May 2015
As one of the most common and dangerous natural disasters,
floods claim more lives annually than any other catastrophes.
Your chances: 1-in-30,000
AIR TRAVEL ACCIDENT
Flying is not just a little bit safer than driving, it’s hundreds of times safer.
Your chances: 1-in-20,000
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), drowning is the
third leading cause of unintentional death worldwide claiming
hundreds of thousands of lives annually.
Your chances: 1-in-8,942
Including deaths due to lightning and capital punishment,
electrocution claims about 1,000 lives in the United States alone
annually with most of these being related to on-the-job injuries.
Your chances: 1-in-5,000
Usually when someone dies riding a bicycle it involves a
motorist of some sort.
Your chances: 1-in-4,717
This includes lightning, tornados , floods, tsunamis, earthquakes and
any other natural disaster as a catch-all statistic to give you an idea of
how likely you are to perish as a result of mother nature’s wrath.
Your chances: 1-in-3,357
FIRE OR SMOKE
Roughly 50%-80% of fire related deaths are due to smoke inhalation
rather than burns but together, these claims thousands of
lives ever year.
Your chances: 1-in-1,116
ASSAULT BY FIREARM
Granted, living in the US, Guatemala, Brazil, or South Africa makes
being shot far more likely but as a whole:
Your chances are 1-in-325