The Most Popular Facts About Astrology

Who is the most famous astrologer in the world? How much money we spend on astrology? We have compiled some numbers, statistics and fun facts about astrology, so grab your cup of coffee and read away!

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  • According to a recent study, 75% of astrology readers are women.
  • The most famous astrologer is Nostradamus, who is believed to have predicted events such as the Second World War, the assassination of the American President John F. Kennedy and the attack on the World Trade Centre.
  • Astrologers claim that the moon has the same effect upon humans, as it does upon the ocean. If the moon can affect the huge tides it cannot fail to affect the human body, which consists of 75 per cent water.
  • The moon is associated with provoking deep emotions in humans and its powers are thought to affect women’s monthly menstrual cycles.
  • A search for the word astrology on Google brings up nearly 2 million websites.
  • Zodiac signs were originally part of the agricultural calendar that dated the sowing of crops and harvesting, by the rising and setting of the stars.’
  • According to a study, the words “astrology” and “horoscope” are the most searched topics on the Internet.
  • Astrology is considered to be both a science and an art. Astrologers must know mathematics and astronomy, so astrology claims scientific status. It is also an art because, interpretation is necessary to bring the different aspects together and formulate an idea of the individual’s character traits.
  • Adolf Hitler is thought to have used an astrologer during the Second World War.
  • Americans spend over $100 Million annually on astrology.
  • 1/3 of Americans believe in Astrology. According to a study conducted by USA Today, executives and professionals are the fastest-growing group of believers.
  • The Kepler College of Astrological Arts and Sciences in Seattle, USA, is the first institution in the West to issue BA and MA degrees in Astrological studies. The first courses started in 2000 and cost $5,000 a year.
  • The practice of Astrocartography can tell how you are affected by your Geographical location. It’s believed that by comparing your birth chart to different areas in the world, the area where you will be most successful and happy can be easily determined.