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
78%
14%
0%
7%
14
flagLithuania
63%
27%
9%
0%
11
flagthe Philippines
60%
20%
6%
13%
15
flagRepublic of Ireland
58%
7%
9%
24%
41
flagthe Netherlands
54%
25%
0%
20%
24
flagSwitzerland
54%
18%
18%
9%
11
flagthe United Kingdom
50%
17%
6%
25%
227
flagSweden
50%
10%
10%
30%
10
flagUkraine
48%
19%
3%
29%
31
flagCanada
46%
30%
6%
16%
30
flagPoland
45%
22%
4%
27%
8958
flagFrance
45%
20%
5%
30%
20
flagUnknown
42%
14%
3%
38%
242
flagthe United States
40%
28%
8%
22%
234
flagItaly
37%
45%
8%
8%
24
flagGermany
34%
30%
5%
28%
103
flagNorway
33%
12%
4%
50%
24
flagIndia
30%
26%
4%
38%
92
flagSpain
20%
20%
10%
50%
10
flagAustralia
16%
8%
16%
50%
12

Gender

men43%
women50%
arachnophobia
43%
50%
claustrophobia
17%
19%
agoraphobia
2%
3%
fear of heights
36%
25%

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