Without diluting the value of life from such losses, such events catch the attention more due to,
-- Identifiable victim effect, -- Political gains along with -- Repeated exposure through media outlets
compared to, car accidents, and other major risk factors.
Further, though we keep on saying that the US unemployment rate is 4.7% (and similar trends in many other countries), in reality, the ratio between labor force to the overall population and labour force to people aged over 16 and above have been decreasing over the years.
It might be worthwhile to consider global population restructuring based on, - Population density, - Availability of resources and, - Current economic environment
It will, in the long run, help both the current citizens and immigrants to lead a healthy collaborative lifestyle.