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Harry Potter Descriptive Personality Statistics

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 1,750 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)93.48710.5340
persistent (not quitter)91.026115.7144
English (not German)90.32220.160
chosen one (not everyman)90.0714.744
protagonist (not antagonist)90.05616.331
heroic (not villainous)89.514513.6322
important (not irrelevant)88.919518.3219
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)88.812817.3367
brave (not careful)88.72814.2370
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)88.43220.2196
devoted (not unfaithful)88.425312.539
egalitarian (not racist)85.537617.4135
love-focused (not money-focused)85.128218.043
soulful (not soulless)85.027718.5107
go-getter (not slugabed)84.925117.6114
motivated (not unmotivated)84.861717.135
curious (not apathetic)84.79619.2344
involved (not remote)84.77120.6328
open to new experinces (not uncreative)84.225719.5398
kind (not cruel)83.936715.3391
rebellious (not obedient)83.532517.5350
active (not slothful)82.942818.4340
driven (not unambitious)82.265221.3323
🌟 (not 💩)82.138523.7136
explorer (not builder)81.111321.5426
white knight (not bad boy)80.723120.327
impulsive (not cautious)80.525521.3363
treasure (not trash)80.454323.4144
spontaneous (not scheduled)80.324020.6383
human (not animalistic)80.136220.1327
captain (not first-mate)80.032627.9411
charismatic (not uninspiring)79.448420.8346
extraordinary (not mundane)79.038823.4344
family-first (not work-first)79.026825.1406
instinctual (not reasoned)78.820721.5331
🧗 (not 🛌)78.537326.4189
generous (not stingy)78.428320.180
resistant (not resigned)78.322824.8340
resourceful (not helpless)78.273025.596
patriotic (not unpatriotic)77.628523.0142
young (not old)77.550420.8358
night owl (not morning lark)77.533920.8319
doer (not thinker)77.027625.972
liberal (not conservative)76.431825.8120
natural-talent (not hard-work)76.35322.373
one-faced (not two-faced)76.347626.475
emotional (not unemotional)76.254319.832
tense (not relaxed)76.162420.2377
gendered (not androgynous)75.884626.2148
honorable (not cunning)75.732824.2415
interested (not bored)75.541324.256
empath (not psychopath)75.349025.470
overachiever (not underachiever)75.274426.976
chivalrous (not businesslike)75.017724.472
legit (not scrub)74.861425.3202
wooden (not plastic)74.734320.969
inspiring (not cringeworthy)74.633327.3121
wholesome (not salacious)74.637424.8131
😊 (not 🤣)74.533125.3151
astonishing (not methodical)74.410121.3401
not genocidal (not genocidal)74.366330.724
🤺 (not 🏌)74.259526.3149
warm (not cold)74.143219.9338
prestigious (not disreputable)74.140523.6335
bold (not shy)74.0103225.0354
clean (not perverted)74.059322.776
grateful (not entitled)73.927425.159
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)73.854529.3102
bold (not serious)73.734823.9386
reassuring (not fearmongering)73.633227.232
mighty (not puny)73.562922.1375
unorthodox (not traditional)73.444527.290
nurturing (not poisonous)73.354220.9144
dog person (not cat person)73.326829.726
mischievous (not well behaved)73.259423.0391
haunted (not blissful)73.156824.182
altruistic (not selfish)73.043526.7383
vintage (not trendy)72.961525.453
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)72.814227.359
demanding (not unchallenging)72.883725.480
confidential (not gossiping)72.668125.9431
disarming (not creepy)72.659422.1189
tasteful (not lewd)72.543822.0346
lenient (not strict)72.328721.0343
civilized (not barbaric)72.270822.9361
assertive (not passive)72.075425.4355
fast (not slow)71.867924.0335
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)71.732230.0125
efficient (not overprepared)71.734824.647
diligent (not lazy)71.6125724.6346
masculine (not feminine)71.473118.4347
open-minded (not close-minded)71.443523.8366
ambitious (not realistic)71.347628.588
existentialist (not nihilist)71.319522.486
attractive (not repulsive)71.190621.5313
chaotic (not orderly)71.045623.5326
feminist (not sexist)71.079823.7162
fresh (not stinky)70.877223.7178
messy (not neat)70.731622.8322
high IQ (not low IQ)70.6111120.8325
conspiracist (not sheeple)70.654427.4250
emotional (not logical)70.545122.9400
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)70.567029.155
vanilla (not kinky)70.432126.6366
alpha (not beta)70.273326.8356
resolute (not wavering)70.260827.3109
vibrant (not geriatric)70.268025.758
giving (not receiving)70.158928.241
interesting (not tiresome)69.975127.5369
📈 (not 📉)69.943128.3123
utilitarian (not decorative)69.749925.0111
straight (not queer)69.590129.9147
deep (not shallow)69.357927.0140
believable (not poorly-written)69.3109025.957
impatient (not patient)69.365227.2150
spontaneous (not deliberate)69.132327.1347
competent (not incompetent)68.9110526.0354
beautiful (not ugly)68.8114421.6104
pure (not debased)68.749424.9363
dominant (not submissive)68.684925.7364
permanent (not transient)68.635128.8167
angelic (not demonic)68.558319.5376
😇 (not 😈)68.551624.5130
complimentary (not insulting)68.352026.6102
badass (not weakass)68.3100729.057
twitchy (not still)68.356826.673
anxious (not calm)68.257023.5369
accepting (not judgemental)68.241028.0283
crafty (not scholarly)68.161725.6425
democratic (not authoritarian)67.845628.5381
healthy (not sickly)67.888724.6359
complicated (not simple)67.778929.2321
biased (not impartial)67.667727.6316
scruffy (not manicured)67.638724.2396
pensive (not serene)67.574725.652
obsessed (not aloof)67.360224.4346
deviant (not average)67.365028.1280
pro (not noob)67.2101228.0143
opinionated (not jealous)67.292126.152
neurotypical (not autistic)66.792927.7312
thin (not thick)66.757825.1265
🐐 (not 🦒)66.548431.0184
🤠 (not 🤑)66.467729.8129
spelunker (not claustrophobic)66.449229.053
flower child (not goth)66.473127.429
straightforward (not cryptic)66.472228.7352
🥵 (not 🥶)66.445728.563
extreme (not moderate)66.379125.9344
wild (not tame)66.378524.2386
moody (not stable)66.279827.2339
always down (not picky)66.217929.033
unprepared (not hoarder)66.020224.8325
idealist (not realist)66.043131.5128
respectful (not rude)65.974125.2349
valedictorian (not drop out)65.991630.6147
introspective (not not introspective)65.872727.8203
emancipated (not enslaved)65.778428.6308
stoic (not hypochondriac)65.655925.936
trusting (not suspicious)65.539729.0343
decisive (not hesitant)65.590527.9364
cheesy (not chic)65.453625.742
frenzied (not sleepy)65.3110826.244
💝 (not 💔)65.250831.3183
off-key (not musical)65.245729.150
dramatic (not no-nonsense)65.059928.6164
opinionated (not neutral)64.9133930.871
political (not nonpolitical)64.860531.6333
sturdy (not flimsy)64.890428.757
atheist (not theist)64.768629.4104
minimalist (not pack rat)64.646928.9114
modest (not flamboyant)64.566628.6352
flexible (not rigid)64.435925.5316
equitable (not hypocritical)64.458228.5123
perceptive (not unobservant)64.2130031.268
hurried (not leisurely)64.157125.3432
fixable (not unfixable)64.065824.640
pronatalist (not child free)63.928428.6277
fire (not water)63.982733.674
dramatic (not comedic)63.796227.264
prideful (not envious)63.7108126.470
frank (not sugarcoated)63.4110724.034
Coke (not Pepsi)63.325533.474
metrosexual (not macho)63.175722.645
epic (not deep)63.143829.758
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)63.141728.065
funny (not humorless)63.075925.9357
workaholic (not slacker)63.0126226.6103
fantastical (not realistic)63.049730.258
ADHD (not OCD)62.942329.853
tardy (not on-time)62.938329.475
creative (not conventional)62.768928.4366
confident (not insecure)62.6100126.2382
preppy (not punk rock)62.682225.353
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)62.649138.640
genuine (not sarcastic)62.566529.5360
intense (not lighthearted)62.599728.335
literary (not mathematical)62.375625.7361
awkward (not suspicious)62.336527.7321
sporty (not bookish)62.350028.7349
outsider (not insider)62.358530.2275
rich (not poor)62.283732.6313
real (not philosophical)62.185728.5251
🐮 (not 🐷)62.156827.4189
vegan (not cannibal)62.167329.759
🦄 (not 🐴)61.947635.0124
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)61.861929.6284
cultured (not rustic)61.685524.029
ferocious (not pacifist)61.587827.0328
genius (not dunce)61.5105024.5384
optimistic (not pessimistic)61.561327.9365
reasonable (not deranged)61.581827.8147
😏 (not 😬)61.572731.6120
ranged (not melee)61.550028.846
fighter (not lover)61.564924.872
humble (not arrogant)61.455227.9348
😜 (not 🤐)61.462228.7135
predictable (not quirky)61.448533.834
Swedish (not Italian)61.349430.650
gamer (not non-gamer)61.342432.457
rock (not rap)61.3141727.334
glad (not mad)61.150827.2133
whippersnapper (not sage)61.150930.848
stubborn (not accommodating)61.1117932.992
common sense (not analysis)61.031829.329
guarded (not open)60.9119827.2376
romantic (not dispassionate)60.9104828.668
forgiving (not vengeful)60.871929.1340
high standards (not desperate)60.886929.292
fast-talking (not slow-talking)60.690628.239
disorganized (not self-disciplined)60.538030.8341
street-smart (not sheltered)60.596330.8337
🐘 (not 🐀)60.557131.8209
queen (not princess)60.593033.731
devout (not heathen)60.469429.9313
unpolished (not eloquent)60.348225.8289
thrifty (not extravagant)60.267129.878
direct (not roundabout)60.1110930.0363
washed (not muddy)60.193426.634
loveable (not punchable)59.996829.055
reserved (not chatty)59.873525.7339
sweet (not bitter)59.872623.8333
rugged (not refined)59.762425.3350
🤔 (not 🤫)59.776133.0113
sorrowful (not cheery)59.689523.9351
provincial (not cosmopolitan)59.452628.4277
outlaw (not sheriff)59.477331.2342
western (not eastern)59.497533.2174
awkward (not charming)59.345626.0368
frugal (not lavish)59.278627.5355
repetitive (not varied)59.277131.1145
triggered (not trolling)59.2102825.248
chill (not offended)59.149329.452
💃 (not 🧕)59.0101729.7171
pointed (not random)59.0125030.972
weird (not normal)58.991926.8386
empirical (not theoretical)58.963530.1350
scandalous (not proper)58.976429.0350
expressive (not monotone)58.897132.233
miserable (not joyful)58.792425.0132
radical (not centrist)58.774432.244
knowledgeable (not ignorant)58.6123527.351
orange (not purple)58.560732.5293
trusting (not charming)58.456729.7349
feisty (not gracious)58.4113228.0311
French (not Russian)58.489228.945
slovenly (not stylish)58.346225.1334
stuttering (not rhythmic)58.331128.774
👟 (not 🥾)58.274831.3137
bossy (not meek)58.0119426.1385
basic (not hipster)58.092129.3375
🥰 (not 🙃)58.077333.3197
freelance (not corporate)58.094531.741
tight (not loose)58.0108726.164
expressive (not stoic)57.993829.2359
socialist (not libertarian)57.926231.0303
literal (not metaphorical)57.997830.4316
subjective (not objective)57.956432.2104
👻 (not 🤖)57.974129.3100
🐒 (not 🐩)57.963129.6112
imaginative (not practical)57.852229.0357
competitive (not cooperative)57.7102832.0352
bad-cook (not good-cook)57.671230.856
hunter (not gatherer)57.388830.745
short (not tall)57.261624.7356
modern (not historical)57.289727.9261
traumatized (not flourishing)57.2109430.653
🧠 (not 💪)56.7122030.3174
profound (not ironic)56.767730.870
social (not reclusive)56.688327.3225
lost (not enlightened)56.682031.656
warm (not quarrelsome)56.570926.9352
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)56.584533.3149
low self esteem (not narcissistic)56.554328.851
soft (not hard)56.470824.4106
distant (not touchy-feely)56.490827.036
sad (not happy)56.3103222.2358
factual (not exaggerating)56.380831.161
innocent (not jaded)56.246031.334
zany (not regular)56.193732.1127
clumsy (not coordinated)56.051328.1341
compersive (not jealous)56.076528.3282
mature (not juvenile)56.096026.7105
presidential (not folksy)56.092028.747
Greek (not Roman)55.949934.428
anarchist (not statist)55.873229.9188
oxymoron (not tautology)55.892124.523
good-humored (not angry)55.795525.0384
self-destructive (not self-improving)55.786327.262
🎃 (not 💀)55.773932.267
gullible (not cynical)55.652029.133
backdoor (not official)55.589034.9400
🏀 (not 🎨)55.563536.075
👽 (not 🤡)55.490730.1123
fortunate (not unlucky)55.370231.6368
worldly (not innocent)55.1125428.8367
master (not apprentice)55.1117928.6166
domestic (not industrial)55.072131.095
specialist (not generalist)55.0108632.6103
earth (not air)55.0115032.263
paranoid (not naive)55.0106932.133
tactful (not indiscreet)54.9115531.5107
demure (not vain)54.680527.8350
head@clouds (not down2earth)54.575330.9395
privileged (not oppressed)54.5119229.351
private (not gregarious)54.4113728.8343
experimental (not reliable)54.373133.058
quiet (not loud)54.280228.4364
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)54.292329.4341
edgy (not politically correct)54.299429.3404
precise (not vague)54.2124127.5261
😀 (not 😭)54.182831.2137
dry (not moist)54.183430.746
contrarian (not yes-man)54.0112733.539
works hard (not plays hard)53.9124630.3336
communal (not individualist)53.959734.4101
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)53.9126629.3163
winter (not summer)53.985430.431
serious (not playful)53.8109124.4385
armoured (not vulnerable)53.8112928.8325
exhibitionist (not bashful)53.8115432.366
skeptical (not spiritual)53.7133229.2349
soft (not hard)53.778125.0303
normie (not freak)53.775629.283
dorky (not cool)53.676230.3119
playful (not shy)53.5132825.6355
rough (not smooth)53.584426.6308
technophile (not luddite)53.577528.5257
unassuming (not pretentious)53.567729.3154
exuberant (not subdued)53.5107231.955
sexual (not asexual)53.5125430.859
focused on the present (not focused on the future)53.488830.7374
sane (not crazy)53.386326.8128
overspender (not penny-pincher)53.376529.2187
🐿 (not 🦇)53.3103530.9103
circular (not linear)53.377831.356
chaste (not lustful)53.172026.4344
sensible (not ludicrous)53.1109729.3362
🎩 (not 🧢)53.196233.2122
abstract (not concrete)52.970529.8140
factual (not poetic)52.9105525.350
sunny (not gloomy)52.879029.463
foolish (not wise)52.772725.7358
sensitive (not thick-skinned)52.780829.5332
goof-off (not studious)52.759328.7147
urban (not rural)52.6132629.0199
indulgent (not sober)52.597229.9359
😎 (not 🧐)52.597232.6140
attentive (not interrupting)52.597831.260
giggling (not chortling)52.357330.657
long-winded (not concise)52.281831.625
prudish (not flirtatious)52.278526.333
artistic (not scientific)52.189725.4364
often crying (not never cries)52.077626.328
whimsical (not rational)51.972727.9352
self-assured (not self-conscious)51.9132729.5352
alert (not oblivious)51.9127434.7121
tailor (not blacksmith)51.9117430.246
mainstream (not arcane)51.873232.8295
consistent (not variable)51.8118933.760
transparent (not machiavellian)51.792929.822
🥳 (not 🥴)51.676631.3149
classical (not avant-garde)51.4109631.691
secretive (not open-book)51.4124730.963
high-tech (not low-tech)51.396028.8325
bright (not depressed)51.397326.8373
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')51.379928.5244
independent (not codependent)51.2124032.4432
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)51.299333.2145
pop (not indie)51.261833.735
extrovert (not introvert)51.1110629.3354
nerd (not jock)51.0112129.8346
mild (not spicy)51.067728.5337
intimate (not formal)51.098029.5187
monastic (not hedonist)50.182926.1107
reactive (not proactive)50.1112532.825
unambiguous (not mysterious)50.8105230.8420
monochrome (not multicolored)50.2100733.197
physical (not intellectual)50.668130.0360
highbrow (not lowbrow)50.4131225.3325
cocky (not timid)50.5143626.536

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 (0.803)
  2. Will Turner (0.756)
  3. Alina Starkov (0.751)
  4. Barry Allen (0.748)
  5. Mulan (0.736)
  6. Tris Prior (0.729)
  7. Miguel (0.727)
  8. Fox Mulder (0.719)
  9. Joyce Byers (0.718)
  10. Carl Grimes (0.716)
  1. Cornelius Fudge (-0.427)
  2. Petunia Dursley (-0.394)
  3. Sam Healy (-0.371)
  4. Mr. William Collins (-0.364)
  5. James Taggart (-0.351)
  6. Kermit (-0.336)
  7. Sheriff of Nottingham (-0.328)
  8. Michael Groff (-0.317)
  9. Squidward Tentacles (-0.316)
  10. Cal Hockley (-0.314)

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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