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
76%
15%
0%
7%
13
flagthe Philippines
69%
15%
0%
15%
13
flagRepublic of Ireland
60%
7%
10%
22%
40
flagthe Netherlands
52%
26%
0%
21%
23
flagUkraine
50%
19%
3%
26%
26
flagSwitzerland
50%
20%
20%
10%
10
flagSweden
50%
10%
10%
30%
10
flagRussia
50%
30%
0%
20%
10
flagthe United Kingdom
48%
17%
6%
27%
207
flagCanada
46%
30%
6%
16%
30
flagPoland
45%
22%
4%
27%
8052
flagFrance
42%
21%
5%
31%
19
flagthe United States
39%
28%
7%
23%
219
flagUnknown
38%
15%
7%
36%
63
flagGermany
35%
30%
6%
27%
98
flagItaly
34%
47%
8%
8%
23
flagIndia
30%
26%
4%
37%
91
flagNorway
30%
13%
4%
52%
23
flagMalaysia
30%
10%
10%
50%
10
flagSpain
20%
20%
10%
50%
10

Gender

men43%
women50%
arachnophobia
43%
50%
claustrophobia
17%
19%
agoraphobia
2%
3%
fear of heights
36%
26%

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