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
73%
13%
0%
13%
15
flagRussia
65%
11%
0%
23%
26
flagthe Netherlands
60%
21%
0%
17%
28
flagSwitzerland
60%
20%
13%
6%
15
flagRepublic of Ireland
57%
8%
11%
22%
45
flagthe Philippines
56%
18%
6%
18%
16
flagthe United Kingdom
51%
18%
6%
24%
243
flagFrance
47%
19%
4%
28%
21
flagCanada
46%
30%
6%
16%
30
flagPoland
46%
21%
4%
27%
9871
flagUkraine
45%
20%
5%
28%
35
flagSweden
45%
9%
9%
36%
11
flagUnknown
44%
15%
3%
36%
274
flagthe United States
40%
27%
8%
22%
247
flagItaly
36%
44%
12%
8%
25
flagGermany
34%
29%
6%
29%
113
flagNorway
33%
12%
4%
50%
24
flagIndia
29%
26%
3%
38%
101
flagSpain
18%
27%
9%
45%
11
flagAustralia
16%
8%
16%
50%
12

Gender

men43%
women49%
arachnophobia
43%
50%
claustrophobia
16%
19%
agoraphobia
2%
4%
fear of heights
37%
26%

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