Fireworks Discharge (1-in-615,488)
Although they don’t happen too often, when they do they can take hundreds of thousands of lives. It can be hard to gauge the exact effect of a tsunami, however, because the numbers are often mixed in with earthquakes (#20). Also, your level of risk will obviously vary depending upon your location.
Asteroid Impact (1-in-500,000)
This is an interesting one that, for obvious reasons, is hard to estimate. In recent years, however, your chances have improved from 1/20,000 to 1/500,000 in some cases. This is primarily due to the fact that most large asteroids on near Earth collision courses have now been identified and labeled as non-threats.
Dog Attack (1-in-147,717)
Ironically, if you are going to be killed by a non-human mammal, then it will most likely be man’s best friend. It has been estimated that about 2% of people in the United States are bitten every year with around 20 deaths as a result.
Snake, Bee or other Venomous Bite or Sting (1-in-100,000)
Lightning Strike (1-in-83,930)
Each year around the world about a quarter of a million people are struck by lightning with about 10% of the strikes being fatal. Contrary to popular belief you can still be struck even in a shed or makeshift shelter and every once in a while lightning can contribute to your risk of dying from #14.
If you live in the United States or Eastern India, then your chances of dying in a swirling mess of debris are significantly higher. Just last year in the United States 552 people were killed as a result of tornados while the total number world wide was 576.
Legal Execution (1-in-58,618)
Although most of the world has abolished the death penalty, if you live in China, North Korea, Yemen, Iran, or the United States your chances of being legally executed skyrocket as these 5 countries still make good use of capital punishment.