Which phobia is the most common?

arachnophobia
claustrophobia
agoraphobia
fear of heights
Some sta­tis­tics show that 50% of women and 10% of men show symptoms of arachno­pho­bi­a. The reasons are unclear, as a huge majority of modern spiders is harm­less. It is spec­u­lat­ed, that early humans might have lived in areas where poi­sonous spiders were a real threat.

Answers distribution

arachnophobia
claustrophobia
agoraphobia
fear of heights
answers
flagthe Philippines
75%
16%
0%
8%
12
flagRepublic of Ireland
61%
5%
11%
20%
34
flagthe Netherlands
55%
25%
0%
20%
20
flagSwitzerland
50%
20%
20%
10%
10
flagthe United Kingdom
48%
18%
7%
25%
178
flagPoland
44%
22%
4%
27%
7171
flagCanada
44%
31%
6%
17%
29
flagUU
40%
10%
10%
35%
20
flagthe United States
38%
28%
7%
24%
208
flagGermany
37%
31%
5%
25%
88
flagItaly
36%
45%
9%
9%
22
flagUkraine
36%
18%
9%
36%
11
flagNorway
30%
15%
0%
55%
20
flagFrance
30%
20%
0%
50%
10
flagIndia
26%
28%
4%
39%
82
flagSpain
20%
20%
10%
50%
10

Gender

men43%
women51%
arachnophobia
43%
51%
claustrophobia
16%
20%
agoraphobia
2%
3%
fear of heights
36%
24%

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