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


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

Notability Name
81.0Prince Hamlet
65.7King Claudius
49.2Queen Gertrude

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 Hamlet?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 10
2 It's bad 44
3 It's okay 836
4 It's good 1492
5 It's my favorite 233

This gives it an average score of 3.72 / 5. Making it 303rd 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
arcane (not mainstream)0.1662476
nerd (not jock)0.1482506
deep (not shallow)0.1152512
genius (not dunce)0.1022568
haunted (not blissful)0.0911140
reclusive (not social)0.0812514
masculine (not feminine)0.0662586
low-tech (not high-tech)0.0611135
meek (not bossy)0.0592512
stinky (not fresh)0.0582503
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.0512500
creative (not conventional)0.052585
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0432505
mature (not juvenile)0.0411141
wild (not tame)0.041158
gracious (not feisty)0.0372493
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.0322383
outlaw (not sheriff)0.0312468
indulgent (not sober)0.0272480
chaotic (not orderly)0.0272585
angelic (not demonic)0.0262501
frugal (not lavish)0.0252472
logical (not emotional)0.0252575
traitorous (not loyal)0.0192579
rebellious (not obedient)0.0162505
deranged (not reasonable)0.0152513
strict (not lenient)0.0122580
skeptical (not spiritual)0.012564
altruistic (not selfish)0.0062506
artistic (not scientific)0.0061229
slovenly (not stylish)0.0052494
disarming (not creepy)0.0042465
genuine (not sarcastic)0.0011154
beta (not alpha)0.0012461
intimate (not formal)0.02501
awkward (not charming)0.02583


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