Original Articles

Astrological Signs and Personality Differences

Published in: Journal of Psychology in Africa
Volume 21, issue 3, 2011 , pages: 493–494
DOI: 10.1080/14330237.2011.10820488
Author(s): Renier SteynUniversity of South Africa,


This study examined the relationship between astrological signs and personality traits in 65 268 South African jobseekers (mean age = 24.8 years, females = 59%, Blacks = 98%). Participants completed the Basic Traits Inventory (Taylor and de Bruin, 2006). Contrastive analysis of personality traits by astrological signs yielded no significant differences.

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