Conflicts, terrorism, and disasters grab headlines, making it appear that they are the leading causes of death. There are about two dozen causes of death that are far more dangerous, most of which are related to physical diseases or mental disorders. (Though one could also argue that those who cause conflicts and terrorism are examples of mental disorders.) Data from the last several years has been compiled in graphs and reports, …

…but sometimes a different medium helps. Here’s a video showing the number of deaths from each, including updates.

Number of DEATHS by CAUSE (per year) 🡆 Real Scale” – MetaBallStudios

Note: Governmental budgets do not correlate with the severity of the causes of death. Much more is spent on killing than on healing.

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