About INFJ – ‘The Counselor’

INFJs have great insight into people and situations. They are creative with deep feelings and strong convictions that guide their lives. Strongly humanitarian in outlook, INFJs tend to be idealists, and they are generally doers as well as dreamers. They often choose careers that allow them to use their inner vision, their ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships, their creativity, and their strong oral and written communication skills. INFJs make up 1.5 percent of the U.S. population.

What INFJ Means

Introversion icon50.7%

of U.S.


You gain energy from your inner world.

Intuition icon26.7%

of U.S.


You value the possible, big picture, and future.

Feeling icon59.8%

of U.S.


You base decisions on what concerns others.

Judging icon54.1%

of U.S.


You’re decisive and prefer structure.

How Common INFJs Are

INFJ bar graph

Characteristics of INFJs

They Most Value
They Appear to Others As
Inventive, Idealistic, Insightful
  • Quiet
  • Reflective
  • Strategic
  • Future-Oriented
  • Empathetic
  • Cooperative
  • Loyal
  • Decisive
  • Sticks to Plans
  • Rigid

Majors for INFJs

Learn More

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