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
72%
18%
0%
9%
11
flagthe Philippines
69%
15%
0%
15%
13
flagRepublic of Ireland
61%
5%
11%
20%
34
flagthe Netherlands
52%
23%
0%
23%
21
flagSwitzerland
50%
20%
20%
10%
10
flagthe United Kingdom
48%
18%
6%
25%
190
flagPoland
44%
22%
4%
28%
7425
flagCanada
44%
31%
6%
17%
29
flagthe United States
38%
29%
7%
23%
210
flagUkraine
38%
15%
7%
38%
13
flagFrance
37%
18%
6%
37%
16
flagItaly
36%
45%
9%
9%
22
flagGermany
35%
31%
6%
26%
95
flagUnknown
34%
11%
11%
40%
35
flagNorway
30%
15%
0%
55%
20
flagMalaysia
30%
10%
10%
50%
10
flagIndia
28%
27%
4%
38%
84
flagSpain
20%
20%
10%
50%
10

Gender

men43%
women50%
arachnophobia
43%
51%
claustrophobia
17%
19%
agoraphobia
2%
3%
fear of heights
36%
25%

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