game of Thrones is recognized, among other reasons, by its inclination to kill violently its main personages. In the series, no one is safe from being burned by a dragon, attacked by white walkers or something that is more common yet, being killed in an act of betrayal.
These data motivated a team of epidemiologists led by Dr. Reidar Lystar analyze the mortality and survival of important people game of Thrones during the first six seasons of the series.
In the study called "Death is certain, the time is not": mortality and survival in Game of Thrones, "the researchers concluded that of the 330 characters analyzed, 186 died, which represents 56.4% of the total. In addition, most died in violent deaths.
According to the study, of all the characters considered, only two died of natural causes: Aemon Targaryen and Old Tata which, unlike the remaining 184, did not suffer injure or burn or receive poison, which were the most frequent causes of death.
In this scenario, it was determined that the site with the highest number of deaths game of Thrones Westeros was obviously with 80.1% of the deaths. There, most of the deaths did not occur on a battle site, but inside a home.
Generally, the majority of deaths occurred in attacks (63.0%) and war operations (24.4%), with the characters characters with the worst odds of surviving men or the lower class who have not changed their loyalty during history or who have a more prominent role.
Thus, the researchers determined that the survival time in the series is, on average, 28 hours and 48 minutes, but ranges from 11 seconds to 57 hours of screen. As Jaqen Hâ € ™ ghar said, "death is certain, time is not."
Finally, the study emphasizes that The characters with the best chance to survive are women, nobles or people who are willing to change their loyalties.
Although the study reaches only the sixth season in April 2019, we can know if these statistics apply to the eighth and final season expected. Game of Thrones.