Around the World with One Question: What’s Your Greatest Fear?

From May 25 to June 16, a one-question online poll was placed on high-traffic websites in 16 countries (Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Philippines, Russia, Spain, South Africa, United Kingdom, and the United States). A total of 150 respondents in each country participated in the poll.

Around the World with One Question: What's Your Greatest Fear?

Respondents were polled on the following question:

What’s your greatest fear?

Losing my looks

Going broke

Speaking in public

Being alone

 

Check out the results from each country:

 

AUSTRALIA

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

16%

13%

Going broke

25%

40%

Speaking in public

28%

21%

Being alone

31%

26%

 

BRAZIL

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

11%

15%

Going broke

18%

38%

Speaking in public

16%

11%

Being alone

55%

36%

CANADA

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

10%

17%

Going broke

33%

47%

Speaking in public

27%

10%

Being alone

30%

25%

CHINA

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

29%

18%

Going broke

13%

23%

Speaking in public

6%

6%

Being alone

52%

53%

FRANCE

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

7%

12%

Going broke

34%

29%

Speaking in public

41%

40%

Being alone

18%

19%

 

GERMANY

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

18%

26%

Going broke

27%

36%

Speaking in public

18%

12%

Being alone

37%

25%

INDIA

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

16%

19%

Going broke

32%

17%

Speaking in public

20%

28%

Being alone

32%

36%

 

MALAYSIA

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

18%

7%

Going broke

29%

29%

Speaking in public

24%

29%

Being alone

30%

36%

 

MEXICO

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

8%

12%

Going broke

23%

26%

Speaking in public

20%

12%

Being alone

49%

51%

 NETHERLANDS   

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

12%

24%

Going broke

39%

32%

Speaking in public

14%

8%

Being alone

35%

36%

PHILIPPINES

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

13%

9%

Going broke

37%

33%

Speaking in public

18%

15%

Being alone

33%

43%

 

RUSSIA

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

14%

7%

Going broke

11%

27%

Speaking in public

14%

15%

Being alone

61%

51%

SPAIN

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

17%

29%

Going broke

29%

27%

Speaking in public

11%

18%

Being alone

43%

26%

 

SOUTH AFRICA

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

9%

7%

Going broke

41%

50%

Speaking in public

24%

13%

Being alone

26%

31%

UNITED KINGDOM

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

11%

16%

Going broke

38%

49%

Speaking in public

21%

13%

Being alone

31%

22%

 

UNITED STATES

 

Female

Male

Losing my looks

8%

5%

Going broke

32%

52%

Speaking in public

27%

22%

Being alone

33%

22%

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