Fearing all the Wrong Things

We're all going to die, but the chances of being killed by a terrorist are remarkably small.  

What there is not. is a chance of getting killed by anyone arriving in the US on a visa waiver. It has never happened. Here, we compare your chances of getting killed by any foreign born terrorist. Your chances of being killed by an illegal immigrant are around 3x lower, so you are 1,400 times more likely to do yourself in than to encounter a deadly immigrant with a fake social security card.  Longer list below.

God 

  • 4 times more likely to be killed by a heat wave 
  • 1 times more likely to be killed by a tornado 
  • 1 times more likely to be killed by a cataclysmic storm 
  • 0 times more likely to be killed by an earthquake 
  • 0 times more likely to be killed by lightening 

Ourselves 

  • 1,478 times more likely to be killed by an accident 
  • 467 times more likely to kill yourself
  • 344 times more likely to be killed by falling 
  • 68 times more likely to be killed by walking 
  • 39 times more likely to be killed by drowning 
  • 34 times more likely to be killed by poisoning 
  • 13 times more likely to be killed by choking on food 
  • 11 times more likely to be killed by bicycling 
  • 1 times more likely to be killed by a sharp object accident 

Animals 

  • 2 times more likely to be killed by an animal attack or accident 
  • 0 times more likely to be killed by a dog 
  • 0 times more likely to be killed by a stinging by hornets, wasps and bees 
  • 0 times more likely to be killed by a shark attack 

Transportation 

  • 405 times more likely to be killed by any motor vehicle
  • 81 times more likely to be killed by a car/van/truck incidents 
  • 48 times more likely to be killed by a motorcycle 
  • 5 times more likely to be killed by an airplane or spaceship incidents 
  • 0 times more likely to be killed by a bus, train or streetcar 

Mayhem 

  • 184 times more likely to be murdered 
  • 19 times more likely to be killed by an assault with a sharp object 
  • 6 times more likely to be killed by an accidental gunshot 
  • 5 times more likely to be killed by a Police person 
  • 0 times more likely to be killed by a legal execution 

Disease 

  • 6,544 times more likely to be killed by Heart Disease 
  • 6,544 times more likely to be killed by Cancer 
  • 1,697 times more likely to be killed by Chronic Lung disease 
  • 1,478 times more likely to be killed by a Stroke 
  • 975 times more likely to be killed by Alzheimer’s 
  • 864 times more likely to be killed by Diabetes 
  • 654 times more likely to be killed by Influenza/pneumonia 
  • 539 times more likely to be killed by your Kidney