Zodiac Sign Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: XtraAstrology, Cafe Astrology
Research Date: February 5th, 2015

In both astrology and historical astronomy, the zodiac is a circle of twelve 30° divisions of celestial longitude that are centered upon the ecliptic: the apparent path of the Sun across the celestial sphere over the course of the year. The concept of the zodiac originated in Babylonian astrology, and was later influenced by Hellenistic culture. According to astrology, celestial phenomena relate to human activity on the principle of "as above, so below", so that the signs are held to represent characteristic modes of expression[1], or specific qualities of experience, through which planets manifest their dimension of experience.

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Zodiac Statistics
Percent of astrology readers that are women 75%
Percent of americans that believe in astrology 33%
Total amount of websites that come when searching "astrology" on google 2 million
Total number of professional astrologers in the U.S. 7,000
Total amount of zodiac signs in the original zodiac calendar 18
Total amount of degrees in each Zodiac ecliptic 30 degrees
Total amount of different personality types in the zodiac 4
Most Common to Least Common Zodiac Signs
Rank Zodiac Sign Percent of US Population
1 Scorpio 9.6 %
2 Virgo 9.4 %
3 Gemini 9.3 %
4 Pisces 9.1 %
5 Libra 8.8 %
6 Cancer 8.5 %
7 Taurus 8.3 %
8 Capricorn 8.2 %
9 Aries 8.1 %
10 Sagittarius 7.3 %
11 Leo 7.1 %
12 Aquarius 6.3 %
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