About INFP – ‘The Healer’

Focused on making the world a better place, INFPs are both idealists and perfectionists. INFPs possess strong value systems, are future-oriented, creative, and highly religious or philosophical individuals. Driven to meet the needs of others, INFPs tend to choose creative or human service-oriented careers that allow them to use their instinctive sense of empathy and remarkable communication skills. INFPs represent 4.4 percent of the U.S. population.

What INFP Means

Introversion icon50.7%

of U.S.

Introversion

You gain energy from your inner world.

Intuition icon26.7%

of U.S.

Intuition

You value the possible, big picture, and future.

Feeling icon59.8%

of U.S.

Feeling

You base decisions on what concerns others.

Perceiving icon45.9%

of U.S.

Perceiving

You’re adaptable and prefer flexibility.

How Common INFPs Are

INFP bar graph

Characteristics of INFPs

They Most Value
Empathy
They Appear to Others As
Passionate, Intuitive, Creative
  • Quiet
  • Reflective
  • Strategic
  • Future-Oriented
  • Empathetic
  • Cooperative
  • Loyal
  • Flexible
  • Curious
  • Informal

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