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Peter Wiggin Personality Statistics

Peter Wiggin is a character from Ender's Game. This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. People who take the quiz are asked if they would also be willing to volunteer to rate characters that they know. The ratings are made on a 100 point scale between two adjectives and then all averaged together into a composite. Because of the "law of large numbers" (a.k.a. wisdom of the crowds) this profile is very reliable. If you take one persons opinion of what a character is like and compare it to the opinion of another person about what that character is like, they could be very different. But if you compare the opinions of two groups, the difference gets smaller and smaller the larger the groups.

The table shows the average rating the character received for each trait in the survey. Because the questions are bipolar adjective pairs, they are reversible (i.e. a score of 25 on short<--->tall is the same as a score of 75 on tall<--->short). On this page, traits that had an average score below the midpoint have been reversed so they can be listed in order of most to least extreme for that character. The table also shows this character's relative rank on that trait compared to all other characters in the database. The standard deviation of ratings is shown, the basic idea here is that if the standard deviation is higher then that means there is less agreement between raters on that trait (the less agreement, the larger the sample size needed to get a reliable estimate). The number of raters is how many different individuals submitted a rating for that trait with this character; each rater rated only a random subset of traits for each character when they were surveyed.

TraitAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
competitive (not cooperative)93.74612.120
intense (not lighthearted)92.43410.821
bad boy (not white knight)92.2158.46
contrarian (not yes-man)91.777.811
arrogant (not humble)90.99116.122
demanding (not unchallenging)89.910222.022
cocky (not timid)88.316413.918
money-focused (not love-focused)88.16414.215
extreme (not moderate)88.011414.821
poisonous (not nurturing)88.08317.824
jaded (not innocent)87.98717.111
guarded (not open)87.711915.716
quarrelsome (not warm)87.710620.418
punchable (not loveable)87.57319.917
mischievous (not well behaved)87.317122.724
never cries (not often crying)87.27612.06
masculine (not feminine)86.623615.920
skeptical (not spiritual)86.57319.023
judgemental (not accepting)86.313715.429
receiving (not giving)86.38020.312
two-faced (not one-faced)85.77120.219
vengeful (not forgiving)85.416012.212
ferocious (not pacifist)85.414224.019
opinionated (not neutral)85.132724.219
feisty (not gracious)84.912921.017
frenzied (not sleepy)84.86618.017
jealous (not compersive)84.56613.116
chortling (not giggling)84.42514.117
offended (not chill)84.110117.121
hunter (not gatherer)84.114926.627
cringeworthy (not inspiring)84.15513.715
suspicious (not trusting)83.816024.521
dispassionate (not romantic)83.32221.713
stubborn (not accommodating)83.130721.223
vain (not demure)82.911918.617
bitter (not sweet)82.814722.417
fighter (not lover)82.88822.720
bold (not shy)82.758226.916
gloomy (not sunny)82.711716.725
entitled (not grateful)82.519017.425
fire (not water)82.521417.919
trash (not treasure)82.04721.217
tense (not relaxed)81.931419.129
wild (not tame)81.926720.027
cannibal (not vegan)81.711718.820
sarcastic (not genuine)81.713222.029
angry (not good-humored)81.68321.620
work-first (not family-first)81.520425.021
cruel (not kind)81.411221.822
off-key (not musical)81.33417.624
😈 (not 😇)81.020120.742
haunted (not blissful)80.922217.730
authoritarian (not democratic)80.815427.219
insulting (not complimentary)80.815526.525
moody (not stable)80.727816.921
impulsive (not cautious)80.622626.130
rustic (not cultured)80.65311.210
🙃 (not 🥰)80.410522.227
psychopath (not empath)80.416723.235
narcissistic (not low self esteem)80.323928.518
hard (not soft)80.220923.224
disreputable (not prestigious)80.15719.414
dominant (not submissive)79.747225.723
selfish (not altruistic)79.722324.318
mad (not glad)79.718019.722
oxymoron (not tautology)79.61419.25
spicy (not mild)79.429625.818
demonic (not angelic)79.216817.117
fearmongering (not reassuring)79.115120.817
crazy (not sane)79.018523.923
perverted (not clean)78.613117.922
rock (not rap)78.633122.225
sexist (not feminist)78.414320.524
ludicrous (not sensible)78.414327.923
rigid (not flexible)78.217517.412
pretentious (not unassuming)77.923822.823
goth (not flower child)77.811319.56
stingy (not generous)77.717021.723
resistant (not resigned)77.523628.227
🐒 (not 🐩)77.58823.240
assertive (not passive)77.349329.532
edgy (not politically correct)77.325726.325
🏀 (not 🎨)77.221224.636
individualist (not communal)76.829520.016
rugged (not refined)76.619821.121
soulless (not soulful)76.313524.815
deviant (not average)76.231728.722
🤺 (not 🏌)76.242825.232
close-minded (not open-minded)76.013921.821
physical (not intellectual)75.915826.323
distant (not touchy-feely)75.726830.111
scandalous (not proper)75.731927.823
obsessed (not aloof)75.426822.117
monochrome (not multicolored)75.417121.918
deranged (not reasonable)75.321128.626
suspicious (not awkward)75.237227.316
🐴 (not 🦄)75.123526.143
villainous (not heroic)75.117021.226
salacious (not wholesome)75.123519.321
loud (not quiet)74.840428.36
bossy (not meek)74.761427.715
experimental (not reliable)74.721624.027
interrupting (not attentive)74.724029.226
debased (not pure)74.627225.432
tall (not short)74.630716.818
young (not old)74.650918.220
remote (not involved)74.62120.820
outlaw (not sheriff)74.535128.714
freak (not normie)74.526827.119
creepy (not disarming)74.310926.031
atheist (not theist)74.230320.012
playful (not shy)74.255620.812
😬 (not 😏)74.111427.831
impatient (not patient)74.144031.120
antagonist (not protagonist)74.114328.015
hard (not soft)74.036924.824
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)73.913025.827
political (not nonpolitical)73.928231.129
worldly (not innocent)73.855325.222
pessimistic (not optimistic)73.821421.320
charming (not trusting)73.725319.616
traitorous (not loyal)73.513925.124
biased (not impartial)73.535833.312
cunning (not honorable)73.227623.224
genocidal (not not genocidal)73.215126.310
cold (not warm)73.128225.517
backdoor (not official)73.028925.012
jock (not nerd)72.928029.223
barbaric (not civilized)72.815426.819
🥾 (not 👟)72.824127.928
flamboyant (not modest)72.833226.313
child free (not pronatalist)72.833428.216
drop out (not valedictorian)72.721633.923
pensive (not serene)72.735726.823
rude (not respectful)72.725021.517
scrub (not legit)72.57923.721
independent (not codependent)72.352730.224
decisive (not hesitant)72.360430.132
shallow (not deep)72.316028.019
serious (not playful)72.153118.811
sorrowful (not cheery)72.138523.912
lewd (not tasteful)72.015329.617
💩 (not 🌟)72.014222.834
rebellious (not obedient)71.559225.220
💔 (not 💝)71.523027.725
bad-cook (not good-cook)71.424627.423
go-getter (not slugabed)71.387030.314
conservative (not liberal)71.318324.820
factual (not poetic)71.335024.015
heathen (not devout)71.220626.821
empirical (not theoretical)71.211630.023
lost (not enlightened)71.126327.421
gendered (not androgynous)71.198527.710
sad (not happy)71.038518.626
radical (not centrist)71.024929.110
animalistic (not human)70.910230.826
alpha (not beta)70.961930.429
🧗 (not 🛌)70.750629.537
self-destructive (not self-improving)70.636531.021
predictable (not quirky)70.418820.88
armoured (not vulnerable)70.253227.018
rough (not smooth)70.130331.629
extrovert (not introvert)70.048527.721
straight (not queer)70.082233.520
natural-talent (not hard-work)70.012126.324
🐷 (not 🐮)69.914030.254
🥴 (not 🥳)69.925427.846
street-smart (not sheltered)69.659030.724
nihilist (not existentialist)69.56527.419
not introspective (not introspective)69.511629.226
blacksmith (not tailor)69.525223.816
fast-talking (not slow-talking)69.350127.914
businesslike (not chivalrous)69.137927.711
🦇 (not 🐿)69.028135.738
doer (not thinker)69.050826.419
anxious (not calm)68.848326.116
rhythmic (not stuttering)68.869230.415
🐀 (not 🐘)68.722431.129
overachiever (not underachiever)68.788234.027
diligent (not lazy)68.6117724.816
macho (not metrosexual)68.625230.116
hypocritical (not equitable)68.630525.123
🐐 (not 🦒)68.532229.739
complicated (not simple)68.466427.216
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)68.323632.038
repulsive (not attractive)68.217930.420
juvenile (not mature)68.235232.819
traumatized (not flourishing)68.256730.126
💀 (not 🎃)68.239127.127
machiavellian (not transparent)68.136731.38
concrete (not abstract)68.040431.418
scientific (not artistic)67.949822.023
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)67.924924.533
punk rock (not preppy)67.937834.217
freelance (not corporate)67.860031.517
linear (not circular)67.717225.921
unfixable (not fixable)67.424126.921
alert (not oblivious)67.470828.223
chaotic (not orderly)67.247930.225
private (not gregarious)67.258923.718
practical (not imaginative)67.259925.918
unpolished (not eloquent)67.228631.926
sturdy (not flimsy)67.271525.521
slovenly (not stylish)67.123329.29
coordinated (not clumsy)67.178629.329
racist (not egalitarian)67.112429.715
analysis (not common sense)67.141531.98
orange (not purple)67.024333.724
🧢 (not 🎩)67.044032.740
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)67.025532.923
reactive (not proactive)67.026130.710
dramatic (not comedic)66.973228.030
thick-skinned (not sensitive)66.842228.611
hurried (not leisurely)66.838826.514
cynical (not gullible)66.763431.99
night owl (not morning lark)66.460219.714
miserable (not joyful)66.456722.921
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)66.468433.419
strict (not lenient)66.453732.818
subjective (not objective)66.018529.512
resourceful (not helpless)66.0109529.324
spelunker (not claustrophobic)65.945826.714
active (not slothful)65.9108327.733
utilitarian (not decorative)65.759831.624
ironic (not profound)65.730930.010
dry (not moist)65.533326.519
humorless (not funny)65.429628.734
driven (not unambitious)65.4126130.814
twitchy (not still)65.460030.121
sporty (not bookish)65.238627.721
💪 (not 🧠)65.226833.349
motivated (not unmotivated)65.1128737.111
Swedish (not Italian)65.130730.09
🤣 (not 😊)64.931828.136
anarchist (not statist)64.838231.511
privileged (not oppressed)64.879729.518
paranoid (not naive)64.858134.36
overspender (not penny-pincher)64.737027.917
persistent (not quitter)64.7143031.014
resolute (not wavering)64.777633.113
💃 (not 🧕)64.773126.633
rational (not whimsical)64.662922.616
expressive (not monotone)64.468432.211
western (not eastern)64.357433.616
earth (not air)64.263133.325
everyman (not chosen one)64.233632.08
weird (not normal)64.164629.731
tardy (not on-time)64.033027.121
kinky (not vanilla)63.949331.514
apathetic (not curious)63.812328.121
literary (not mathematical)63.859630.518
presidential (not folksy)63.558627.911
tight (not loose)63.580227.111
cheesy (not chic)63.553321.512
foolish (not wise)63.438729.825
self-assured (not self-conscious)63.481933.020
insecure (not confident)63.225234.117
brave (not careful)63.073927.811
indulgent (not sober)63.058236.026
triggered (not trolling)63.070031.517
repetitive (not varied)62.952633.419
variable (not consistent)62.926927.513
crafty (not scholarly)62.869333.519
head@clouds (not down2earth)62.647134.122
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)62.658930.734
scruffy (not manicured)62.542628.825
uncreative (not open to new experinces)62.321934.618
unfaithful (not devoted)62.315527.112
vintage (not trendy)62.291019.59
methodical (not astonishing)62.169533.331
mighty (not puny)62.193230.518
literal (not metaphorical)62.167026.514
pro (not noob)62.1101432.117
exaggerating (not factual)62.057232.724
melee (not ranged)61.923733.620
high standards (not desperate)61.874829.425
queen (not princess)61.878131.38
winter (not summer)61.851828.712
urban (not rural)61.792629.320
pointed (not random)61.7102131.624
dog person (not cat person)61.752827.611
pack rat (not minimalist)61.636831.514
😭 (not 😀)61.544929.643
realistic (not fantastical)61.468932.327
libertarian (not socialist)60.944530.816
picky (not always down)60.962226.718
whippersnapper (not sage)60.646129.214
stoic (not expressive)60.545429.118
indie (not pop)60.578335.820
fast (not slow)60.498231.720
conventional (not creative)60.349332.923
thick (not thin)60.242027.532
exuberant (not subdued)59.973931.717
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)59.856134.121
workaholic (not slacker)59.8115834.916
ADHD (not OCD)59.742534.223
concise (not long-winded)59.651132.08
instinctual (not reasoned)59.572432.320
bold (not serious)59.567538.524
focused on the future (not focused on the present)59.342035.314
🤡 (not 👽)59.340136.743
poorly-written (not believable)59.22226.311
unemotional (not emotional)58.829233.413
📉 (not 📈)58.724133.549
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)58.463832.032
emancipated (not enslaved)58.399934.623
stinky (not fresh)58.334530.121
disorganized (not self-disciplined)58.237431.528
🤑 (not 🤠)58.249733.433
deep (not epic)58.049430.923
indiscreet (not tactful)57.934137.614
efficient (not overprepared)57.9104834.115
Russian (not French)57.738632.516
cosmopolitan (not provincial)57.667034.718
unambiguous (not mysterious)57.673132.227
muddy (not washed)57.643625.810
real (not philosophical)57.394828.918
secretive (not open-book)57.393934.431
deliberate (not spontaneous)57.192333.817
Roman (not Greek)57.151830.319
unorthodox (not traditional)57.078131.221
ignorant (not knowledgeable)57.032735.222
plastic (not wooden)57.025136.311
prudish (not flirtatious)57.056030.014
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)56.9105234.529
apprentice (not master)56.844138.719
realist (not idealist)56.869732.918
emotional (not logical)56.777336.827
mainstream (not arcane)56.748233.815
lustful (not chaste)56.279726.718
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)56.154637.229
reserved (not chatty)56.072134.317
charming (not awkward)55.996132.414
rich (not poor)55.990424.725
ambitious (not realistic)55.791740.016
high IQ (not low IQ)55.6132535.416
sexual (not asexual)55.5107635.813
lavish (not frugal)55.463422.912
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')55.436128.316
German (not English)55.411135.720
frank (not sugarcoated)55.1121830.49
neurotypical (not autistic)55.0128930.620
luddite (not technophile)55.070135.312
basic (not hipster)54.994333.821
weakass (not badass)54.935429.627
spontaneous (not scheduled)54.765433.419
industrial (not domestic)54.773133.119
geriatric (not vibrant)54.636125.131
exhibitionist (not bashful)54.499433.421
formal (not intimate)54.171530.628
jealous (not opinionated)54.125938.214
lowbrow (not highbrow)54.044935.117
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)54.081436.013
uninspiring (not charismatic)54.025735.611
transient (not permanent)54.054027.010
envious (not prideful)54.020539.242
low-tech (not high-tech)53.878728.613
conspiracist (not sheeple)53.6110633.216
vague (not precise)53.541532.120
cool (not dorky)53.589726.017
interested (not bored)53.4123531.523
straightforward (not cryptic)53.2119735.619
builder (not explorer)53.273132.013
tiresome (not interesting)53.132937.331
dramatic (not no-nonsense)53.185133.629
hoarder (not unprepared)53.0100129.111
😎 (not 🧐)53.083835.231
gamer (not non-gamer)53.053932.221
extravagant (not thrifty)53.075229.115
unlucky (not fortunate)52.983527.023
direct (not roundabout)52.8117635.115
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)52.797830.819
captain (not first-mate)52.780634.626
studious (not goof-off)52.7111232.825
stoic (not hypochondriac)52.797335.99
dunce (not genius)52.643336.619
patriotic (not unpatriotic)52.6122232.318
modern (not historical)52.590834.220
insider (not outsider)52.469236.811
🥶 (not 🥵)51.865935.330
monastic (not hedonist)51.765128.610
avant-garde (not classical)51.665629.212
extraordinary (not mundane)51.5119332.232
social (not reclusive)51.591927.331
competent (not incompetent)51.3135535.026
irrelevant (not important)51.324436.315
healthy (not sickly)51.2126127.629
beautiful (not ugly)51.1135929.327
bright (not depressed)51.087229.417
zany (not regular)51.097233.722
confidential (not gossiping)50.9114230.722
Pepsi (not Coke)50.175430.817
plays hard (not works hard)50.853736.917
👻 (not 🤖)50.290934.026
🤫 (not 🤔)50.262537.039
messy (not neat)50.662827.811
specialist (not generalist)50.6113732.113
unobservant (not perceptive)50.629538.421
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)50.4105327.88
😜 (not 🤐)50.582132.325

Similar characters

The similarity between two characters can be calculated by taking the correlation between the lists of their traits. This produces a value from +1 to -1. With +1 implying that every trait one character is high on the other one is high on too, to an equal degree. And, -1 implying that if a character is high on specific trait, the other one is low on it. The 10 most and least similar characters to Peter Wiggin based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Shane Walsh (0.88)
  2. Megatron (0.84)
  3. Merle Dixon (0.834)
  4. Sid Phillips (0.819)
  5. Billy Hargrove (0.808)
  6. Gaston (0.804)
  7. John Abruzzi (0.801)
  8. Scar (0.789)
  9. Tom Buchanan (0.788)
  10. Homelander (0.784)
  1. Chien-Po (-0.783)
  2. Beth March (-0.75)
  3. Jane Bennet (-0.726)
  4. Mamá Coco (-0.713)
  5. Georgiana Darcy (-0.697)
  6. Penny (-0.691)
  7. Snow White (-0.69)
  8. Pam Beesly (-0.689)
  9. Hilda Spellman (-0.685)
  10. Samwell Tarly (-0.682)

Personality types

Personality types according to various systems can be derived from the character's traits. Profiles for a personality type were computed by averaging together all responses from people who took the test and reported a given personality type and then this composite was matched to each of those profiles as if it was its own character (as was done above). Listed closest to worst match.

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Notes

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