Worldwide deaths in 2000 from violent causes

May 9, 2015

From a graph:

The Toll of Violence Worldwide deaths in 2000 from violent causes and three of the leading infectious diseases.

Aids- 2,940,000

Tuberculosis- 1,660,000

Violence- 1,659,000

Including: Suicide- 815,000; Homicide- 520,000; War-related- 310,000 Malaria- 1,080,000

 

Source: Sheryl Gay Stolberg (2002). "War, Murder, and Suicide: A Year's Toll is 1.6 Million", The New York Times, October 3, 2002. World Health Organization

 

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