16 Personality Types Test

This free 16 Personality Types test estimates which type from the "16 Personality" or "Jungian" typology is most similar to your personality. Personality types from this typology are described by a four-letter name, such as INFJ, ESTP, and so on.

Below, you'll find about 100 statements about you.

Think about how well each statement describe you in general. When thinking about each statement, consider how you usually are, in most situations, compared to most people.

For example, if the statement is "I worry a lot", consider whether you usually worry a lot, in most situations, compared to most people.

I consider myself an average person.
I love order and regularity.
I feel that my life lacks direction.
I seldom get lost in thought.
I choose my words with care.
I am wary of others.
I make myself the center of attention.
I avoid philosophical discussions.
I seldom get mad.
I use others for my own ends.
I wait for others to lead the way.
I feel sympathy for those who are worse off than myself.
I leave my belongings around.
I trust others.
I believe that people are essentially evil.
I keep my cool.
I like to get lost in thought.
I believe that laws should be strictly enforced.
I seldom daydream.
I spend time reflecting on things.
I am not easily annoyed.
I believe that others have good intentions.
I keep my promises.
I seek danger.
I think highly of myself.
I jump into things without thinking.
I set high standards for myself and others.
I make friends easily.
I can talk others into doing things.
I hate to seem pushy.
I get caught up in my problems.
I remain calm under pressure.
I find it difficult to approach others.
I am afraid of many things.
I love to eat.
I don't understand people who get emotional.
I hold a grudge.
I do things that I later regret.
I am often in a bad mood.
I believe that too much tax money goes to support artists.
I want to be left alone.
I avoid difficult reading material.
I suspect hidden motives in others.
I seldom feel blue.
I waste my time.
I rarely notice my emotional reactions.
I dislike talking about myself.
I trust what people say.
I often eat too much.
I feel that I'm unable to deal with things.
I feel others' emotions.
I turn plans into actions.
I try to lead others.
I carry out my plans.
I get to work at once.
I seek to influence others.
I easily resist temptations.
I laugh aloud.
I have a rich vocabulary.
I love action.
I am always on the go.
I dislike new foods.
I am not interested in abstract ideas.
I get irritated easily.
I go straight for the goal.
I am willing to try anything once.
I see beauty in things that others might not notice.
I love a good fight.
I get back at others.
I get overwhelmed by emotions.
I have a good word for everyone.
I readily overcome setbacks.
I am attached to conventional ways.
I know how to cope.
I hold back my opinions.
I obstruct others' plans.
I laugh my way through life.
I react quickly.
I would never cheat on my taxes.
I like to tidy up.
I misjudge situations.
I fear for the worst.
I am not easily bothered by things.
I pay my bills on time.
I seek adventure.
I find it difficult to get down to work.
I enjoy examining myself and my life.
I have a low opinion of myself.
I am always prepared.
I do just enough work to get by.
I have difficulty imagining things.
I know the answers to many questions.
I rarely complain.
I start tasks right away.
I do a lot in my spare time.
I am afraid that I will do the wrong thing.
I like to begin new things.
I am afraid to draw attention to myself.
I look at the bright side of life.
I have little to say.

Finally, please tell us a little more about you and your background.





Alternative Measures

16 personality typology

Alternative Measures

Enneagram typology

Frequently asked 16 Personality Types questions

What is the 16 Personality typology?

The 16 Personality Types or Jungian models of personality share a loose connection to Carl Jung’s theories. These theories claim that people differ in their preferred cognitive functions, and these preferences lead to 16 distinct personality types.

What are the 16 Personality types?

The 16 Personality types are:

Click on any personality type to learn more about its characteristic patterns, personality traits, interpersonal style, career interests, and more.

Can I save my 16 Personality Types results?

Yes! After completing this short test, you can create a free TraitLab account and save your 16 Personality Types results. With your free account, you can answer additional questions to improve the precision of your 16 Personality Types results and easily share your results.

How long does this test take?

This free version contains 100 questions, and most people complete it within 5-10 minutes.

Can I take a longer 16 Personality Types test?

Yes, register with a free TraitLab account to access a much longer version of the test, containing hundreds of additional questions.

How is the 16 Personality typology related to other personality models?

The 16 Personality types have several connections with other personality models, such as the Enneagram and the Big Five personality traits. You can read more about many of the connections between personality models at the TraitLab blog.

With TraitLab Plus, you'll receive a comprehensive personality profile, including your similarity to all 16 Personality types, your relative position on related cognitive functions, and an in-depth report of your personality traits, strengths, and career interests.