This Is the Most Common Allergy in the Philippines, According to a Study

From pets, to foods, to metals; anything can be an allergen in today’s world. But what are the people of Philippines most allergic to?

New research from William Russell has identified the most common allergies in the world’s most populated countries. According to the research, the most common allergy in the Philippines has been revealed to be the latex allergy. It saw an average of 78,500 searches between April 2021 – March 2022. Latex can be found in products such as balloons, bandages, rubber bands, condoms and of course, rubber gloves.

Pollen allergies are the most common in 39 out of the 100 most populated countries in the world, followed by latex allergies, which are the most common allergy in 19 of the world’s most populated countries.

In terms of the most common allergies worldwide, dog allergies top our list, with around 633,000 annual Google searches, followed by penicillin allergies, with 561,600 annual Google searches.

See the most common allergies in 10 of the world’s highest populated countries below:

Country

Most Common Allergy

Average Number of Searches

Philippines

Latex allergy

78,500

Canada

Penicillin allergy

35,300

United States

Dog allergy

33,100

United Kingdom

Penicillin allergy

8,100

Australia

Penicillin allergy

2,900

Romania

Cat allergy

1,290

Brazil

Cat allergy

1,140

Greece

Water allergy

1,020

Portugal

Cat allergy

790

Madagascar

Cat/Mold allergy

60

Meanwhile, here are the top 5 most common allergies across the world:

Rank

Allergy

Global Average Number of Google Searches

1

Dog allergy

633,000

2

Penicillin allergy

561,600

3

Pollen allergy

513,900

4

Latex allergy

507,200

5

Cat allergy

419,400

You can see the full research here.

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