Most shark attacks occur less than 100 feet from the shore mainly around popular beaches in North America (especially Florida and Hawaii), Australia, and South Africa.93% of shark attacks from 1580 to 2010 worldwide were on males.
In 2010, North American Waters had 42% of all confirmed unprovoked attacks worldwide (32 attacks).
Over the last half-century, there have been more unprovoked shark attacks in Florida (27 out of a total 139) between 2-3 pm than any other time of the day.
New Smyrna Beach in Florida is the shark attack capital of the world according to ISAF. It is estimated that anyone who has been in the water there has been within 10ft of a shark.
You have a 1 in 63 chance of dying from the flu and a 1 in 3,700,000 chance of being killed by a shark during your lifetime.