Do you believe in astrology, like nearly one in two French people? According to a study by Ifop* conducted with the Jean Jaurès Foundation in 2020 on the French and parasciences, four out of ten people questioned say they believe in the explanation of character traits by the astrological sign. A particularly visible trend among the youngest, as this figure rises to seven out of ten respondents aged 18 to 24.
According to this highly appreciated parascience within France, the position of the stars at the time of our birth would give indications on our destiny, our compatibility with others… And our personality, of course. So, what is your greatest quality according to your astrological sign? Find out in our slideshow below thanks to the insight of Philippe Sonneville, astrologer for over 25 years and founder of the Cré’Astro association.
If it largely dominates the field of parasciences, astrology is not the only esoteric belief dear to the hearts of the French. Here are the other parasciences surveyed by the Ifop study:
*Survey conducted with a sample of 1,007 people, representative of the French population aged 18 and over, by self-administered online questionnaire from November 10 to 12, 2020. The representativeness of the sample was ensured by the quota method.