Sharks vs. Attacks on Homeless

Attacks on Homeless and Fatalities Compared to Shark Attacks and Fatalities: 2004-2009

StateNumber of Attacks on HomelessNumber of Homeless Attack FatalitiesNumber of Shark AttacksNumber of Shark Attack Fatalities
TOTALS317611764
Alabama6010
California10027172
Georgia5110
Florida138231041
Hawaii30201
North Carolina14190
South Carolina71150
Texas44890

Fatality Rate:
Violence on homeless incidents = 19.0%
Shark attacks = 2.1%

Source of shark attack data: International Shark Attack File, August 27, 2010.

Source of violence on homeless data: National Coaliton for the Homeless