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Britain’s Top 14 Biggest Fears Revealed, 2017

It might come as a surprise to many but Politicians scare British people more than drowning, debt, and clowns, according to new research by the gift retailer Clintons, revealing the country’s biggest fears. And they are…

Unsurprisingly, Politician topped list of what frightens British people the most.

The top five was completed by the fear of heights (39%), spiders (33%), the fear of evil clowns (28%), and the presence of Brexit (28%).

Below is a list of the 14 fears for which the highest percentage of British people reported being “Afraid.”

Britain’s top 14 biggest fears, 2017

  1. Politicians: 56%
  2. Heights: 39%
  3. Spiders: 33%
  4. Evil Clowns: 28%
  5. Brexit: 28%
  6. FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out): 25%
  7. Drowning: 22%
  8. Coriander: 17%
  9. Debt: 17% 
  10. Needles: 17%
  11. North Korea: 11%
  12. Flying: 6%
  13. Herds of Cows: 4%
  14. Horror Movies: 4%

What are your top fears?

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
CEO and editorial director of the CEOWORLD magazine, an extensively kudized author, noted journalist, syndicated columnist, and ostensible entrepreneur. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook or connect on LinkedIn.