A little perspective...

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by BaldricksBullet, Aug 28, 2006.

  1. more than this

  2. 100000

  3. 50000

  4. 10000

  5. 5000

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  1. Teletext tells me today that 50 died in a plane crash, 23 died down a Chinese mine, and 16 were wounded by bombs in Turkey... I wonder if I'm becoming numbed... every day I read about death, death, death in spiraling numbers.

    So I've done a little research to find out how much of this death stuff is around:

    The answer to how many people die a day world over is in the post below.

  2. your a cheerfull little person today are'nt you?
  3. And the answer is... give or take

    370,000. and of these about 4% are due to accidents, which is about 15,000... and in the western world about 60% of these are road traffic accidents.

    Now I sit here hoping that my math is right and I'm not about to get slaughtered (add one to the count) - but its based on the average age worldwide being 24.3 years old.

    Bottom line is it's food for thought... just think how much fodder the journos have got.
  4. It's bloody Monday! (and no not a bank holiday over here)
  5. Judging by all the oxygen thieves I meet on a daily basis, then I would have to answer the question with not enough.