Blueprint | November 6, 2023
Are Enneagram type Twos more likely to be introverts or extraverts?

2s tend to be one of the most balanced social types in the Enneagram, with a nearly equal percentage of introverts and extraverts.

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Introverted 2s

Less Common: 44%

  • Tend to have a dominant Self-Preservation or Social instinct and may resemble Nines

  • Natural observers of external behavior

  • Most comfortable providing a key support role in the background

  • Feel like they have to fulfill a role of being positive, helpful, and sweet in relationships

  • Maintaining relationships can be draining and lead to overextending themselves

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Extraverted 2s

More Common: 56%

  • Fueled by connecting passionately one-on-one

  • Warm, alluring, and inviting

  • Efforts to attract others may be bold and forceful

  • Offering support and engagement to others fuels their self-concept

  • Often have a wide network of relationships

For reference, here’s how 2s stack up to all the other types:

Chart comparing introversion/extraversion ratios for different Enneagram types. Type 8: 22% introverts, 78% extraverts. Type 9: 71% introverts, 29% extraverts. Type 1: 73% introverts, 26% extraverts. Type 2: 44% introverts, 56% extraverts. Type 3: 24% introverts, 76% extraverts. Type 4: 78% introverts, 22% extraverts. Type 5: 90% introverts, 10% extraverts. Type 6: 52% introverts, 48% extraverts. Type 7: 12% introverts, 88% extraverts.