Infographic: Which Phobias in Children are More Common: Fictitious Monsters or Real-World Dangers?

Things that go thump in the night and the possibility of a zombie apocalypse may be a couple phobias in children, but you’d be surprised what else keeps your little ones awake at night. More than 6,000 children from 47 countries shared their real fears in a ChildFund Alliance Survey, and surprisingly, the survey found phobias in children was also caused by natural disaster, war, death and disease and violence.

Take a look at the information below to compare fictitious fears to real fears by regions, as well as which countries are more afraid of the dark and why.

 

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What are children you know afraid of? Which country do they share the most common fears with? 

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