Relative Risk of Shark Attacks to Humans Compared to Other Risks

Shark odds annual risk of death png

 

More dangerous to you than a shark:

2x more likely to be killed by an alligator than a shark

 

75x more likely to be killed by lightning than a shark

 

20x more people die annually from tornadoes than shark attacks

Shark Odds: Sand

 

Shark Odds: Home DIY

 

Shark Odds: Bicycling

 

Shark Odds: Beach Drowning

Shark Odds: Dog Bites

 

Shark Odds: Boating Accidents

 

Shark Odds: Florida Boating

 

shark Odds: Homelessness

 

Shark Odds: Bears

 

Shark Odds: Rip Currents

 

Shark Odds:Other Bites

 

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