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Top 10 Fears of Americans in 2016

Top 10 Fears of Americans in 2016

Chapman University has released its third annual Survey of American Fears, and for the second year in a row, "corruption of government officials" takes the top spot, USA Today reports. So, a lack of government transparency by our nation's federal, state and local leaders is front and center deeply on our minds in the run up to less than a month before #Decision2016 is upon us on Election Day on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. This top American fear of government corruption in 2016 is what's underneath the true silent majority among the electorate these past two midterm and presidential election cycles.

Top 10 Fears of Americans in 2016

Here are the top 10 things Americans, continuing to ignore the words of FDR, —are afraid of in 2016:

#1 Corruption of government officials: 60.6%

#2 Terrorist attacks: 41%

#3 Not having enough money for the future: 39.9%

#4 Being a victim of terror: 38.5%

#5 Government restrictions on firearms and ammunition: 38.5%

#6 People I love dying: 38.1%

#7 Economic or financial collapse: 37.5%

#8 Identity theft: 37.1%

#9 People I love becoming seriously ill: 35.9%

#10 ObamaCare: 35.5%

Top 10 Fears of Americans in 2016

Other than that, the fears of Americans seem to have shifted from "big brother type issues" in 2015 to health problems in 2016.

"People often fear what they cannot control," a Chapman University sociology professor explains.

Below by comparison to the 2016 list is the 2015 list of the 10 fears for which the highest percentage of Americans reported being “Afraid,” or “Very Afraid:

#1 Corruption of Government Officials 58.0%

#2 Cyber-terrorism 44.8%

#3 Corporate Tracking of Personal Information 44.6%

#4 Terrorist Attacks 44.4%

#5 Government Tracking of Personal Information 41.4%

#6 Bio-Warfare 40.9%

#7 Identity Theft 39.6%

#8 Economic Collapse 39.2%

#9 Running of out Money in the Future 37.4%

#10 Credit Card Fraud 36.9%

Top 10 Fears of Americans in 2016




Albert Gibel 16/10/2016 · #3

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Ali Anani 16/10/2016 · #2

@Oliver McGee, PhD, MBA, CFRM, AFWCI- I referred to this hugely important buzz buzz in my buzz of today on Parasitic Thoughts:
https://www.bebee.com/producer/@ali-anani/parasitic-thoughts

Thank you for sharing this buzz

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Lack of government transparency by our federal, state & local leaders is on our minds a month before #Decision2016!

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