Your Odds Of Dying From An Asteroid Strike
Don’t worry, they’re 1 in 74,817,414.
What are the odds that an asteroid impact will destroy your being in a given year? Slim — 1 in 74,817,414, according to data compiled by The Economist. For comparison, the odds of dying from a bee or wasp sting are 1 in 25,364,571; by lightning, 1 in 10,495,684; from falling down stairs, 1 in 157,300; by firearm assault, 1 in 24,974.