If nightmares about Jaws are keeping you from taking a dip in the ocean, relax. You’re much less appetizing than you think.
11: U.S. fatalities from sharks, 1990-2006
16: U.S. fatalities from collapsing sand holes, 1990-2006
1 in 310,733: Odds of dying in a fireworks accident
1 in 3,750,000: Odds of dying in a shark attack
80: Total unprovoked shark attacks around the world in 2012
30 Million: Sharks killed by people each year
219: Estimated great white population off California, 2011