What are my odds of dying from...?

The Insurance Information Institute has released some interesting data about the odds of dying in a wide variety of accidental (or sometimes not-so-accidental) injuries.

According to the III, your odds of dying from:

  • A car accident: 1 in 303.
  • Being shot: 1 in 306.
  • Falling down the stairs: 1 in 2,018.
  • An airplane crash: 1 in 7,032.
  • Falling off a ladder: 1 in 8,912
  • A lightning strike: 1 in 84,079.

See the link above for more examples.

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