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 United Arab Emirates
75%
16%
0%
8%
12
flagthe Philippines
69%
15%
0%
15%
13
flagRepublic of Ireland
60%
5%
11%
22%
35
flagthe Netherlands
50%
27%
0%
22%
22
flagSwitzerland
50%
20%
20%
10%
10
flagSweden
50%
10%
10%
30%
10
flagthe United Kingdom
48%
18%
6%
26%
191
flagCanada
46%
30%
6%
16%
30
flagPoland
44%
22%
4%
27%
7706
flagFrance
44%
16%
5%
33%
18
flagUnknown
39%
9%
9%
39%
41
flagthe United States
38%
28%
7%
24%
212
flagUkraine
37%
18%
6%
37%
16
flagGermany
35%
31%
6%
27%
96
flagItaly
34%
47%
8%
8%
23
flagNorway
33%
14%
0%
52%
21
flagMalaysia
30%
10%
10%
50%
10
flagIndia
29%
27%
4%
37%
86
flagSpain
20%
20%
10%
50%
10

Gender

men43%
women51%
arachnophobia
43%
51%
claustrophobia
17%
19%
agoraphobia
2%
3%
fear of heights
36%
25%

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