Some Wake Up Calls from Mortality Data

Just a few more charts from the mortality data I’ve been hitting today.

This is deaths from violence:


The US is a real outlier. We’re not so much when it comes to suicide:


And to really keep you up at night, here’s deaths from war:


It’s far too easy to forget that we’re still at war, and that there’s a human cost. The US is paying it, in more ways than one.

[Cross-posted at The Incidental Economist]