'Snoring And Screaming Kids' Are The Best Noises For Making You Furious

And of course, self-service checkouts saying "Unexpected item in the bagging area"

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If you have ever tossed and turned next to someone snoring like a freight train, or sat within five rows of a screaming child on an EasyJet flight, the following will compound what you already know. 

Whirlpool have commissioned a new survey ahead of National Quiet Day that has revealed the 50 most annoying noises. A partner snoring taking the top spot with six in 10 adults finding the sound insufferable. This was followed by loud chewing, a dog barking, fingers down a chalkboard and loud slurping from a tea or coffee cup.

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Other infuriating rackets include the sound of loud eaters,  Jimmy Carr's laugh and the 'Go Compare' advert. Nothing surprising there.

And silence it seems really is golden for 84 per cent of Brits, who say they spend less than ten minutes a day enjoying real peace and quiet.

Popular songs didn't escape the list with Justin Bieber's 'Baby' being labelled an annoying noise, alongside 'The Crazy Frog Song', 'The Go-Compare' advert theme tune and Psy's 'Gangnam Style'. Imagine that playlist on repeat.

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Here's the full top 50, try to read without wincing and look out for 'Children playing outside early in the morning.' Miserable bastards we salute you.

1. Snoring

2. Loud chewing

3. A dog barking

4. Fingers down a chalkboard

5. Loud slurping from tea or coffee

6. A car alarm

7. Noisy motorbikes

8. People talking loudly on their mobile phones

9. A car running outside your house early in the morning

10. A crying baby

11. Road drills

12. Constant text message/email alerts

13. Self-service checkouts saying "Unexpected item in the bagging area"

14. Sniffing

15. Rustling of food wrappers during a film or TV show

16. Dripping taps

17. A badly played violin

18. A fork scratching on a plate

19. Grinding teeth

20. Bad singing

21. The "Go Compare" song

22. Dentist drills

23. Coughing

24. Microphone feedback

25. People kissing loudly

26. The Crazy Frog Song

27. "Whistle-breathing"

28. Vuvuzelas

29. Justin Bieber's song "Baby"

30. Tapping nails

31. Biting nails

32. A clock ticking or a loud watch

33. Jimmy Carr's laugh

34. Your morning alarm

35. Fire alarms

36. Creaky doors

37. Polystyrene squeak

38. Some children's toys

39. Children playing outside early in the morning

40. Loud yawns

41. Squeaky brakes on a bike

42. Phone keypad noises

43. An angle grinder

44. Psy's song "Gangnam Style"

45. People talking on the train/tube

46. Sports commentary

47. Your neighbour's TV

48. Dial-up modems

49. Car/bus horns

50. A chainsaw

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