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Harry Potter Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Harry Potter is a character from Harry Potter.

This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. This website has recruited more than 3 million volunteers to rate characters on descriptive adjectives and other properties, which can be aggregated to create profiles that users can be matched to as part of a personality test. For more information about how the ratings were collected and how they are used, see the documentation.

Aggregated ratings for 400 descriptions

The table shows the average rating the character received for each descriptive item on a 1 to 100 scale and what that character's rank for the description is among all 2,000 characters in the database. It also shows the standard deviation of the ratings and how many different individuals submitted a rating for that description.

ItemAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
loyal (not traitorous)93.48710.5341
persistent (not quitter)91.026215.7145
English (not German)90.52020.061
protagonist (not antagonist)90.54915.735
main character (not side character)90.118720.535
heroic (not villainous)89.413913.6323
important (not irrelevant)88.920018.2221
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)88.813317.3368
chosen one (not everyman)88.8917.346
brave (not careful)88.72814.2370
devoted (not unfaithful)88.625412.144
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)88.53220.1197
egalitarian (not racist)85.537917.4135
involved (not remote)84.77020.6328
curious (not apathetic)84.59619.7345
soulful (not soulless)84.530119.1109
go-getter (not slugabed)84.428318.5115
open to new experinces (not uncreative)84.325719.5399
love-focused (not money-focused)84.331217.150
kind (not cruel)83.937715.3393
rebellious (not obedient)83.632917.5352
motivated (not unmotivated)83.174518.440
active (not slothful)83.044118.4342
driven (not unambitious)82.265621.2324
🌟 (not 💩)82.139423.7136
explorer (not builder)81.111321.5428
spontaneous (not scheduled)80.423820.6386
treasure (not trash)80.456423.4144
impulsive (not cautious)80.326521.4363
white knight (not bad boy)80.125321.630
human (not animalistic)80.038720.1329
captain (not first-mate)80.032727.9411
charismatic (not uninspiring)79.450020.8346
extraordinary (not mundane)79.039023.3345
family-first (not work-first)79.027425.1408
not genocidal (not genocidal)78.749928.032
generous (not stingy)78.627920.181
instinctual (not reasoned)78.521821.9334
resistant (not resigned)78.423624.7342
🧗 (not 🛌)78.239026.6190
resourceful (not helpless)78.175025.397
patriotic (not unpatriotic)77.629823.0142
young (not old)77.551720.8359
night owl (not morning lark)77.534720.8319
doer (not thinker)76.630425.674
emotional (not unemotional)76.653419.642
natural-talent (not hard-work)76.45322.274
liberal (not conservative)76.233225.8121
tense (not relaxed)76.164820.2378
gendered (not androgynous)76.086926.1150
honorable (not cunning)75.733424.2416
one-faced (not two-faced)75.750727.377
overachiever (not underachiever)75.773526.778
interested (not bored)75.542224.256
empath (not psychopath)75.350125.470
dog person (not cat person)75.223128.829
chivalrous (not businesslike)75.017924.472
legit (not scrub)74.862525.3203
wholesome (not salacious)74.638224.7132
😊 (not 🤣)74.633825.2152
inspiring (not cringeworthy)74.534827.2122
wooden (not plastic)74.534920.971
astonishing (not methodical)74.410421.3402
🤺 (not 🏌)74.260326.3149
warm (not cold)74.144719.9339
prestigious (not disreputable)74.141123.6335
bold (not shy)74.0106225.0355
grateful (not entitled)73.927725.159
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)73.855229.3102
vintage (not trendy)73.660725.355
mighty (not puny)73.563022.2380
bold (not serious)73.536324.1387
reassuring (not fearmongering)73.535028.041
unorthodox (not traditional)73.446527.290
clean (not perverted)73.463923.177
nurturing (not poisonous)73.355620.9144
mischievous (not well behaved)73.260423.0391
haunted (not blissful)73.158824.182
altruistic (not selfish)73.045126.7383
demanding (not unchallenging)72.884425.480
confidential (not gossiping)72.670425.9431
disarming (not creepy)72.660022.1189
tasteful (not lewd)72.545422.0346
lenient (not strict)72.329521.0343
civilized (not barbaric)72.373222.9362
assertive (not passive)72.076825.3356
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)71.931830.0126
fast (not slow)71.869124.0335
diligent (not lazy)71.7129324.6347
efficient (not overprepared)71.734524.647
masculine (not feminine)71.576118.4348
open-minded (not close-minded)71.445323.8367
ambitious (not realistic)71.347928.588
existentialist (not nihilist)71.320422.486
attractive (not repulsive)71.194121.5315
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)71.067229.056
chaotic (not orderly)70.946523.6327
fresh (not stinky)70.877923.5180
messy (not neat)70.733122.8322
feminist (not sexist)70.782723.8164
high IQ (not low IQ)70.6114520.8325
conspiracist (not sheeple)70.655027.4250
emotional (not logical)70.546422.9403
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)70.320529.368
vanilla (not kinky)70.234526.7368
resolute (not wavering)70.265027.3109
vibrant (not geriatric)70.270525.758
alpha (not beta)70.174526.7357
utilitarian (not decorative)70.050125.0112
interesting (not tiresome)69.976727.5372
📈 (not 📉)69.943528.3123
straight (not queer)69.891729.8149
deep (not shallow)69.358927.0140
believable (not poorly-written)69.3113025.957
impatient (not patient)69.366627.2150
beautiful (not ugly)69.2116021.6106
spontaneous (not deliberate)69.133227.1347
competent (not incompetent)68.9113626.0355
giving (not receiving)68.865427.947
pure (not debased)68.751024.9364
dominant (not submissive)68.686525.6365
permanent (not transient)68.636028.7169
angelic (not demonic)68.560419.5376
😇 (not 😈)68.553624.5130
complimentary (not insulting)68.354526.6102
badass (not weakass)68.3103329.057
accepting (not judgemental)68.241827.9284
anxious (not calm)68.159423.5371
crafty (not scholarly)68.163425.6425
always down (not picky)68.015127.937
twitchy (not still)67.959526.674
democratic (not authoritarian)67.846728.5381
complicated (not simple)67.879929.2323
spelunker (not claustrophobic)67.844828.657
biased (not impartial)67.670427.6316
healthy (not sickly)67.691624.8360
scruffy (not manicured)67.540724.2398
obsessed (not aloof)67.361824.4347
pro (not noob)67.2103427.9144
deviant (not average)67.168028.3281
opinionated (not jealous)66.995226.858
neurotypical (not autistic)66.793227.7312
thin (not thick)66.760025.1265
🤠 (not 🤑)66.770129.8130
pensive (not serene)66.780926.053
🐐 (not 🦒)66.649731.0185
straightforward (not cryptic)66.575228.7353
extreme (not moderate)66.381625.8345
wild (not tame)66.380324.2387
frank (not sugarcoated)66.3103524.438
🥵 (not 🥶)66.248028.464
moody (not stable)66.182427.2341
unprepared (not hoarder)66.020524.8325
idealist (not realist)66.045431.4129
respectful (not rude)65.975725.2349
cheesy (not chic)65.952027.353
introspective (not not introspective)65.875627.8203
emancipated (not enslaved)65.780728.6309
valedictorian (not drop out)65.694530.7148
trusting (not suspicious)65.541629.0343
decisive (not hesitant)65.592927.9364
dramatic (not no-nonsense)65.360328.6165
sturdy (not flimsy)65.390628.758
frenzied (not sleepy)65.3112526.244
💝 (not 💔)65.252731.2184
off-key (not musical)65.247629.150
opinionated (not neutral)65.2136330.772
political (not nonpolitical)64.862131.6333
atheist (not theist)64.769729.3105
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)64.746138.046
modest (not flamboyant)64.668828.6353
minimalist (not pack rat)64.648128.9114
flexible (not rigid)64.436825.5317
equitable (not hypocritical)64.260828.6125
perceptive (not unobservant)64.2133631.268
hurried (not leisurely)64.158625.3432
fire (not water)63.983233.674
prideful (not envious)63.8109526.271
pronatalist (not child free)63.728828.7279
stoic (not hypochondriac)63.568526.442
Coke (not Pepsi)63.326533.474
tardy (not on-time)63.339229.177
dramatic (not comedic)63.1100227.565
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)63.142427.866
funny (not humorless)63.078025.9357
workaholic (not slacker)63.0129926.6103
fixable (not unfixable)63.073025.241
fantastical (not realistic)63.050530.258
ADHD (not OCD)62.944129.853
epic (not deep)62.945830.062
flower child (not goth)62.988128.635
creative (not conventional)62.770528.4366
confident (not insecure)62.6102426.2382
preppy (not punk rock)62.685525.353
genuine (not sarcastic)62.469329.6361
vegan (not cannibal)62.469029.361
literary (not mathematical)62.378225.7361
awkward (not suspicious)62.337627.6322
sporty (not bookish)62.351528.7350
outsider (not insider)62.360330.2275
intense (not lighthearted)62.3102927.936
predictable (not quirky)62.245833.338
real (not philosophical)62.188128.5251
🐮 (not 🐷)62.158727.3190
rich (not poor)62.086232.6314
Swedish (not Italian)62.047930.153
gamer (not non-gamer)62.040832.558
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)61.864529.6284
🦄 (not 🐴)61.849534.9127
metrosexual (not macho)61.882424.146
rock (not rap)61.6146828.339
genius (not dunce)61.5107824.4385
optimistic (not pessimistic)61.563327.9366
reasonable (not deranged)61.583327.7148
😏 (not 😬)61.574431.4121
fast-talking (not slow-talking)61.589827.442
ranged (not melee)61.551628.547
fighter (not lover)61.567224.872
ferocious (not pacifist)61.490527.0330
humble (not arrogant)61.457227.9348
😜 (not 🤐)61.464328.6136
glad (not mad)61.252427.1135
stubborn (not accommodating)61.1121132.992
forgiving (not vengeful)60.974529.0341
romantic (not dispassionate)60.9108528.668
guarded (not open)60.8122427.2377
high standards (not desperate)60.888329.292
disorganized (not self-disciplined)60.738730.8343
street-smart (not sheltered)60.799130.8339
thrifty (not extravagant)60.668129.979
🐘 (not 🐀)60.558931.8209
devout (not heathen)60.471629.9314
unpolished (not eloquent)60.350125.8289
direct (not roundabout)60.1114130.0363
reserved (not chatty)59.975025.8340
sweet (not bitter)59.875223.8333
rugged (not refined)59.764625.3350
🤔 (not 🤫)59.779333.0113
sorrowful (not cheery)59.692823.9354
provincial (not cosmopolitan)59.554528.4278
awkward (not charming)59.447326.1369
outlaw (not sheriff)59.479531.2342
loveable (not punchable)59.4102029.056
frugal (not lavish)59.381327.5356
repetitive (not varied)59.278931.1145
western (not eastern)59.1107833.4175
chill (not offended)59.150529.452
whippersnapper (not sage)59.161631.552
scandalous (not proper)59.078529.0351
empirical (not theoretical)58.965630.1350
💃 (not 🧕)58.8105129.7172
weird (not normal)58.795026.9386
miserable (not joyful)58.796125.0132
stuttering (not rhythmic)58.731328.476
triggered (not trolling)58.7108025.249
knowledgeable (not ignorant)58.6126227.351
expressive (not monotone)58.6101731.538
orange (not purple)58.563032.5293
subjective (not objective)58.557532.1107
trusting (not charming)58.458629.7351
feisty (not gracious)58.4115628.0311
French (not Russian)58.492628.945
pointed (not random)58.4129931.274
slovenly (not stylish)58.348625.2336
🐒 (not 🐩)58.364029.5114
cultured (not rustic)58.397826.335
washed (not muddy)58.3103626.239
bossy (not meek)58.0122326.1387
👻 (not 🤖)58.076629.1101
freelance (not corporate)58.097231.741
tight (not loose)58.0110726.164
hunter (not gatherer)58.089730.347
expressive (not stoic)57.996829.2360
socialist (not libertarian)57.925831.0303
basic (not hipster)57.994829.3376
literal (not metaphorical)57.9101030.4317
🥰 (not 🙃)57.880633.4198
👟 (not 🥾)57.877231.6138
imaginative (not practical)57.754129.0358
radical (not centrist)57.780432.545
competitive (not cooperative)57.6104632.0353
short (not tall)57.662624.7378
bad-cook (not good-cook)57.672630.856
traumatized (not flourishing)57.4112330.354
modern (not historical)57.193127.9262
low self esteem (not narcissistic)57.055128.553
factual (not exaggerating)57.080631.462
🧠 (not 💪)56.9125630.3175
profound (not ironic)56.770230.870
social (not reclusive)56.691127.3225
lost (not enlightened)56.685531.656
warm (not quarrelsome)56.573926.9352
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)56.485733.2151
sad (not happy)56.3107822.1359
soft (not hard)56.373424.3107
Greek (not Roman)56.347933.929
zany (not regular)56.195832.0128
clumsy (not coordinated)56.052628.1341
compersive (not jealous)56.078828.3282
presidential (not folksy)55.993228.548
good-humored (not angry)55.897825.0385
mature (not juvenile)55.899326.7108
anarchist (not statist)55.874929.9188
self-destructive (not self-improving)55.788627.262
🎃 (not 💀)55.775832.267
🏀 (not 🎨)55.566136.075
fortunate (not unlucky)55.472231.7369
backdoor (not official)55.492934.9401
👽 (not 🤡)55.392929.9124
innocent (not jaded)55.349530.538
tactful (not indiscreet)55.2117331.5108
distant (not touchy-feely)55.297527.941
worldly (not innocent)55.1128228.7369
common sense (not analysis)55.158531.637
earth (not air)55.0118332.263
specialist (not generalist)54.9112132.4105
gullible (not cynical)54.956230.137
master (not apprentice)54.8121728.5168
contrarian (not yes-man)54.7114033.745
demure (not vain)54.682527.8350
domestic (not industrial)54.676231.296
head@clouds (not down2earth)54.578430.9398
privileged (not oppressed)54.5121529.351
queen (not princess)54.5113036.040
private (not gregarious)54.4117228.8343
experimental (not reliable)54.376833.058
dry (not moist)54.384430.447
quiet (not loud)54.283928.4364
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)54.294729.4341
communal (not individualist)54.259734.5103
normie (not freak)54.276629.384
edgy (not politically correct)54.1102429.4405
precise (not vague)54.0128227.6262
works hard (not plays hard)53.9127930.3336
armoured (not vulnerable)53.9115128.8329
dorky (not cool)53.976830.3120
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)53.9129729.3163
skeptical (not spiritual)53.8137029.1351
soft (not hard)53.881024.9305
unassuming (not pretentious)53.870929.4155
😀 (not 😭)53.885131.4138
exhibitionist (not bashful)53.8118732.366
serious (not playful)53.7111524.5386
circular (not linear)53.777731.257
rough (not smooth)53.686726.6309
technophile (not luddite)53.579428.5257
often crying (not never cries)53.575325.634
playful (not shy)53.4136325.6356
focused on the present (not focused on the future)53.393630.7376
sane (not crazy)53.388626.8128
overspender (not penny-pincher)53.377629.2187
sexual (not asexual)53.3130230.660
sensible (not ludicrous)53.2113329.2363
chaste (not lustful)53.174826.4344
🐿 (not 🦇)53.1107930.9104
exuberant (not subdued)53.1111631.557
factual (not poetic)52.9108925.350
oxymoron (not tautology)52.9115626.730
long-winded (not concise)52.980130.231
urban (not rural)52.8136429.1200
goof-off (not studious)52.861428.6148
🎩 (not 🧢)52.899533.2123
prudish (not flirtatious)52.880925.541
foolish (not wise)52.775125.6359
sensitive (not thick-skinned)52.783629.5332
giggling (not chortling)52.757830.558
transparent (not machiavellian)52.791930.725
sunny (not gloomy)52.681229.264
attentive (not interrupting)52.5101331.260
abstract (not concrete)52.474529.9142
indulgent (not sober)52.3100929.9360
cocky (not timid)52.3144428.239
paranoid (not naive)52.2123431.437
artistic (not scientific)52.193425.4364
😎 (not 🧐)52.0103332.5143
self-assured (not self-conscious)51.9136329.5352
alert (not oblivious)51.9130134.7121
whimsical (not rational)51.876027.9353
mainstream (not arcane)51.874632.8295
consistent (not variable)51.8120833.760
🥳 (not 🥴)51.577331.2150
tailor (not blacksmith)51.5123130.047
secretive (not open-book)51.4128430.963
proactive (not reactive)51.481332.730
high-tech (not low-tech)51.397728.8325
bright (not depressed)51.399226.8373
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')51.381428.5244
extrovert (not introvert)51.2113029.3355
independent (not codependent)51.2127432.4432
classical (not avant-garde)51.2114131.592
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)51.2102333.2145
nerd (not jock)51.1114929.8347
indie (not pop)51.1133133.438
mild (not spicy)51.070228.5337
intimate (not formal)51.0101629.5187
monastic (not hedonist)50.186426.1107
unambiguous (not mysterious)50.8108830.8420
physical (not intellectual)50.669830.0361
highbrow (not lowbrow)50.4134425.2327
monochrome (not multicolored)50.6102533.298
winter (not summer)50.498330.737

The lowest rating for any description in the table is 50.0 despite a 1 to 100 scale being used. This is because descriptions that had values lower than the midpoint were reversed. For example, a score of 1/100 for "hot (not cold)" is equivalent to a score of 100/100 for "cold (not hot)". This was done so that all the traits that are most distinctive for a character are at the top of the table.

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 Harry Potter based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Luke Skywalker (0.807)
  2. Will Turner (0.757)
  3. Alina Starkov (0.755)
  4. Barry Allen (0.751)
  5. Tris Prior (0.74)
  6. Mulan (0.739)
  7. Miguel (0.731)
  8. Fox Mulder (0.721)
  9. Carl Grimes (0.718)
  10. Brian O'Conner (0.718)
  1. Cornelius Fudge (-0.43)
  2. Petunia Dursley (-0.399)
  3. Sam Healy (-0.377)
  4. Mr. William Collins (-0.37)
  5. Linda Montag (-0.37)
  6. James Taggart (-0.348)
  7. Kermit (-0.343)
  8. Sheriff of Nottingham (-0.329)
  9. Michael Groff (-0.322)
  10. Cal Hockley (-0.32)

Personality types

Users who took the quiz were asked to self-identify their Myers-Briggs and Enneagram types. We can look at the average match scores of these different groups of users with Harry Potter to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Harry Potter is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users
ENFP68.3%10817
ENFJ67.7%3842
ESFP66.0%1202
ESFJ64.7%592
INFP63.3%23344
INFJ63.2%12519
ESTP62.8%765
ENTP62.6%5934
ENTJ62.4%2286
ISFP61.1%1998
ESTJ60.9%547
ISFJ59.9%1602
INTP58.1%11992
INTJ57.6%8827
ISTP56.8%1950
ISTJ55.4%1475

Notes

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