Mr. O'Reilly answered: "Well, that's to be expected, Peter, because we have ten times as many people as you do. That translates into ten times as many accidents, crimes, down the line."
Which does raise the question, across countries, how does life expectancy relate to population? Right now, the data look like this, courtesy of Wolfram Alpha (h/t: Dan P.):
And you can view historic data, to follow the relationship over time, (click that big link, then hit the "play button") thanks to gapminder (h/t: Brian C.):