Interactive map: What is each state’s top phobia?

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(WFXR) — The Halloween spirit might have you a little more jumpy with phobias rising to attention throughout October.

According to data from, this year’s top phobia for the state of Virginia is fear of failure.

Below is an interactive map where you see what the top phobias are for other states across the country.

According to the website, fear of failure was the most searched topic and bumped out fear of other humans from last year. The information was compiled using Google Trends to help determine what were the most searched phobias for the year.

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