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
flagLithuania
63%
27%
9%
0%
11
flagthe Netherlands
60%
21%
0%
17%
28
flagRepublic of Ireland
59%
7%
9%
23%
42
flagthe Philippines
56%
18%
6%
18%
16
flagSwitzerland
53%
23%
15%
7%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
50%
17%
6%
25%
236
flagUkraine
50%
18%
3%
28%
32
flagFrance
47%
19%
4%
28%
21
flagCanada
46%
30%
6%
16%
30
flagPoland
45%
21%
4%
27%
9377
flagSweden
45%
9%
9%
36%
11
flagUnknown
44%
14%
3%
36%
263
flagRussia
41%
25%
0%
33%
12
flagthe United States
40%
27%
8%
22%
238
flagItaly
37%
45%
8%
8%
24
flagGermany
35%
29%
5%
28%
107
flagNorway
33%
12%
4%
50%
24
flagIndia
30%
26%
4%
37%
98
flagAustralia
16%
8%
16%
50%
12

Gender

men43%
women50%
arachnophobia
43%
50%
claustrophobia
17%
19%
agoraphobia
2%
4%
fear of heights
36%
26%

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