This chart shows how you’ll most likely die

It’s miserable out there so here’s a small reminder: Be safe.

Your chance of dying from a lightning strike are small but not impossible.

Drawing from data collected by The Economist from America’s National Safety Council and the National Academies, we made this graphic that puts a healthy perspective on the chances of dying from an asteroid compared to, say, walking.

The numbers might surprise you:


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