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The Good Place

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of The Good Place.


The dataset has 6 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
84.0Eleanor Shellstrop
83.0Chidi Anagonye
74.6Tahani Al-Jamil
58.6Jason Mendoza

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.


As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate The Good Place?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 3
2 It's bad 22
3 It's okay 743
4 It's good 4803
5 It's my favorite 1375

This gives it an average score of 4.08 / 5. Making it 97th out of the 342 universes in the dataset ordered by rating.

The average rating may be hard to generalize though, the users of one online personality quiz could not be representative of the population in general in important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of the quiz are biased towards being women and being younger. To kind of explore this idea, we can correlate user ratings with responses to the self-report personality quiz to see what type of people give this universe higher ratings. The table below show the correlation between a users response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
nerd (not jock)0.16575
genuine (not sarcastic)0.065074
altruistic (not selfish)0.0546551
creative (not conventional)0.0526858
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0516467
slovenly (not stylish)0.0376642
masculine (not feminine)0.0366868
deep (not shallow)0.0346696
stinky (not fresh)0.0326529
artistic (not scientific)0.0315215
chaotic (not orderly)0.0316688
frugal (not lavish)0.036165
beta (not alpha)0.0276272
angelic (not demonic)0.0256492
arcane (not mainstream)0.0256269
loyal (not traitorous)0.0216816
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0214880
juvenile (not mature)0.024891
emotional (not logical)0.0196809
disarming (not creepy)0.0196265
reclusive (not social)0.0176600
skeptical (not spiritual)0.0176765
genius (not dunce)0.0166664
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.0155732
meek (not bossy)0.0146609
rebellious (not obedient)0.0126694
reasonable (not deranged)0.0116615
indulgent (not sober)0.0116368
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.0096571
intimate (not formal)0.0086592
awkward (not charming)0.0086868
gracious (not feisty)0.0076477
haunted (not blissful)0.0074756
lenient (not strict)0.0046678
outlaw (not sheriff)0.0036375
wild (not tame)0.0024970


  1. Notability is computed as the average of 204: important (not irrelevant) and 401: main character (not side character).
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