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Hermione Granger Personality Statistics

Hermione Granger 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. 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
competent (not incompetent)97.426.7313
diligent (not lazy)97.335.5309
self-disciplined (not disorganized)97.346.2344
high IQ (not low IQ)97.376.4312
loyal (not traitorous)96.4116.9362
important (not irrelevant)95.859.0181
persistent (not quitter)95.8207.0100
valedictorian (not drop out)95.61312.4111
driven (not unambitious)95.51411.2322
workaholic (not slacker)95.5138.572
precise (not vague)95.417.2297
genius (not dunce)95.029.6326
studious (not goof-off)94.9911.2120
pro (not noob)94.2239.0105
heroic (not villainous)94.199.9348
resourceful (not helpless)94.01613.383
feminist (not sexist)93.989.9153
bookish (not sporty)93.52110.3344
go-getter (not slugabed)93.1815.497
treasure (not trash)93.11011.0111
🌟 (not 💩)92.31711.9109
wise (not foolish)92.089.8333
intellectual (not physical)91.63712.1351
active (not slothful)91.43412.3323
neat (not messy)91.43213.9286
works hard (not plays hard)91.3814.5331
alert (not oblivious)91.01915.8120
nerd (not jock)90.95713.7360
independent (not codependent)90.32214.9388
orderly (not chaotic)90.21615.2342
prestigious (not disreputable)89.71514.5358
rational (not whimsical)89.61215.9369
beautiful (not ugly)89.69816.185
healthy (not sickly)89.52913.4328
soulful (not soulless)89.44714.988
egalitarian (not racist)89.36716.098
scheduled (not spontaneous)89.24015.6361
involved (not remote)89.1613.9335
extraordinary (not mundane)88.94117.6345
reasonable (not deranged)88.71417.7106
assertive (not passive)88.67713.0330
mighty (not puny)88.44016.4351
sensible (not ludicrous)88.11119.2335
attractive (not repulsive)88.08416.7310
emancipated (not enslaved)88.01416.0308
fresh (not stinky)88.01915.5174
legit (not scrub)88.04215.1157
civilized (not barbaric)87.96613.8345
confidential (not gossiping)87.96214.6407
mature (not juvenile)87.94816.387
scientific (not artistic)87.83814.0332
eloquent (not unpolished)87.86815.3265
kind (not cruel)87.410814.7346
master (not apprentice)87.311314.7134
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)87.34121.8104
tasteful (not lewd)87.12616.1342
coordinated (not clumsy)87.011517.8363
direct (not roundabout)86.96614.2357
nurturing (not poisonous)86.85116.6129
curious (not apathetic)86.23921.4338
human (not animalistic)86.27316.8311
alpha (not beta)86.013618.4328
tactful (not indiscreet)86.01819.7121
🤺 (not 🏌)86.06618.791
political (not nonpolitical)85.85820.2314
fast (not slow)85.85716.0359
dominant (not submissive)85.416414.9366
inspiring (not cringeworthy)85.13420.489
deep (not shallow)85.04416.6105
😊 (not 🤣)84.91516.0100
bossy (not meek)84.916115.4336
deliberate (not spontaneous)84.79918.9363
down2earth (not head@clouds)84.74420.8315
altruistic (not selfish)84.66216.6353
🧠 (not 💪)84.312723.1113
reasoned (not instinctual)84.11221.6377
🧗 (not 🛌)84.09720.1177
strict (not lenient)83.88813.9325
tense (not relaxed)83.814914.4334
hoarder (not unprepared)83.8913.8302
bright (not depressed)83.71718.6335
resolute (not wavering)83.56519.6101
scholarly (not crafty)83.43121.1422
bold (not shy)83.233117.3318
serious (not playful)83.014413.2335
decisive (not hesitant)82.714220.0353
interesting (not tiresome)82.79220.9323
charismatic (not uninspiring)82.317318.5268
💝 (not 💔)81.73621.4184
pure (not debased)81.36917.5364
skeptical (not spiritual)81.214421.4328
angelic (not demonic)81.09018.3340
disarming (not creepy)81.07117.6142
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)81.07724.5111
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)80.84125.8103
highbrow (not lowbrow)80.76620.4365
official (not backdoor)80.73620.7409
equitable (not hypocritical)80.75224.280
📈 (not 📉)80.44028.8107
hurried (not leisurely)80.33320.9379
resistant (not resigned)79.99326.2292
wholesome (not salacious)79.912622.9106
practical (not imaginative)79.813622.6339
proper (not scandalous)79.59623.0343
high-tech (not low-tech)79.310621.1285
logical (not emotional)79.27518.8318
liberal (not conservative)79.210926.0113
😇 (not 😈)79.19820.4120
complicated (not simple)78.518322.6323
introspective (not not introspective)78.58724.1176
permanent (not transient)78.45523.0129
literal (not metaphorical)78.25623.7316
straightforward (not cryptic)77.911726.9360
respectful (not rude)77.818921.9395
sane (not crazy)77.77223.7100
sober (not indulgent)77.56025.8331
cautious (not impulsive)76.411522.5365
confident (not insecure)76.129321.2358
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)76.18630.4155
penny-pincher (not overspender)75.77419.8173
sheriff (not outlaw)75.516224.5331
straight (not queer)75.343229.9138
well behaved (not mischievous)75.311523.1355
no-nonsense (not dramatic)75.312128.1172
obsessed (not aloof)75.216622.4320
gendered (not androgynous)75.150424.5133
armoured (not vulnerable)75.022522.5292
utilitarian (not decorative)75.017726.180
patriotic (not unpatriotic)74.722125.0102
🥰 (not 🙃)74.77628.0176
honorable (not cunning)74.418928.3347
🎩 (not 🧢)74.123326.494
concrete (not abstract)73.714428.3107
🤔 (not 🤫)73.76630.1103
🐩 (not 🐒)73.616825.799
refined (not rugged)73.125423.6352
fortunate (not unlucky)73.08121.9326
😏 (not 😬)72.915028.6117
methodical (not astonishing)72.820430.0338
captain (not first-mate)72.623732.3381
frugal (not lavish)72.317822.4350
young (not old)72.233925.6308
objective (not subjective)72.03625.858
morning lark (not night owl)71.310228.3237
genuine (not sarcastic)71.222428.0306
multicolored (not monochrome)71.213630.073
👽 (not 🤡)71.214722.5106
feminine (not masculine)71.122821.2353
self-assured (not self-conscious)71.036328.1283
neurotypical (not autistic)70.939728.5345
🐘 (not 🐀)70.913329.8189
modest (not flamboyant)70.826225.7355
open to new experinces (not uncreative)70.736226.9371
rigid (not flexible)70.423224.6282
devout (not heathen)70.321128.5326
chaste (not lustful)69.611223.0319
politically correct (not edgy)69.513730.4333
demure (not vain)69.415524.1296
focused on the future (not focused on the present)69.39924.6348
thin (not thick)69.024827.6231
guarded (not open)68.847423.0362
technophile (not luddite)68.716629.0261
hard (not soft)68.530820.6317
feisty (not gracious)68.241726.5292
ferocious (not pacifist)67.937228.2310
atheist (not theist)67.828230.061
industrial (not domestic)67.719326.555
realist (not idealist)67.721531.086
😀 (not 😭)67.418125.7108
existentialist (not nihilist)67.319427.275
🤠 (not 🤑)67.029829.4105
competitive (not cooperative)66.742230.4299
🐮 (not 🐷)66.712526.2172
warm (not cold)66.631924.0319
brave (not careful)66.535927.5333
glad (not mad)66.418825.997
hard (not soft)66.434323.677
worldly (not innocent)66.348127.7342
vanilla (not kinky)66.322927.0347
open-minded (not close-minded)66.329527.5408
formal (not intimate)66.325529.5163
stable (not moody)66.213126.6309
🐿 (not 🦇)65.928132.793
forgiving (not vengeful)65.229525.8310
spicy (not mild)65.141325.3338
pretentious (not unassuming)64.934028.396
deviant (not average)64.638626.6276
sweet (not bitter)64.529022.9299
arcane (not mainstream)64.330728.1285
conspiracist (not sheeple)64.040528.7238
statist (not anarchist)64.026731.1163
complimentary (not insulting)63.532624.266
optimistic (not pessimistic)63.427425.7281
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)63.229630.9282
socialist (not libertarian)63.14134.0304
stylish (not slovenly)63.044727.4370
🤖 (not 👻)63.023729.296
manicured (not scruffy)62.951427.7414
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)62.950835.0108
smooth (not rough)62.629427.5293
democratic (not authoritarian)62.434333.3343
joyful (not miserable)62.320623.0107
suspicious (not awkward)62.050326.1347
compersive (not jealous)61.727027.5272
cool (not dorky)61.539732.7109
unambiguous (not mysterious)61.435129.5390
minimalist (not pack rat)61.331030.498
private (not gregarious)61.145627.2354
trusting (not charming)61.119730.2328
real (not philosophical)61.050531.6254
street-smart (not sheltered)60.950931.0358
anxious (not calm)60.841028.1365
literary (not mathematical)60.837932.9327
🥾 (not 👟)60.530532.5115
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)60.441727.7328
traditional (not unorthodox)60.131032.877
happy (not sad)60.022322.0326
introvert (not extrovert)59.726026.3347
expressive (not stoic)59.141529.7295
🥳 (not 🥴)59.122734.2109
work-first (not family-first)59.043730.6411
zany (not regular)58.944029.3113
😜 (not 🤐)58.632233.679
loud (not quiet)58.441727.4376
💃 (not 🧕)57.850531.9162
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)57.559026.6107
charming (not awkward)57.352128.2347
🧐 (not 😎)57.335638.9121
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)56.641031.1315
rich (not poor)56.651823.2294
specialist (not generalist)56.652135.868
western (not eastern)56.458234.2175
urban (not rural)56.360130.0172
🦄 (not 🐴)56.232137.797
extreme (not moderate)56.155128.8334
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')56.016637.4280
patient (not impatient)55.630329.7154
individualist (not communal)55.452233.385
monastic (not hedonist)54.927430.378
reclusive (not social)54.837927.7198
impartial (not biased)54.413230.3334
cosmopolitan (not provincial)54.345233.2294
humorless (not funny)54.234824.0350
pronatalist (not child free)54.225430.9245
thick-skinned (not sensitive)54.249828.4289
theoretical (not empirical)54.121336.5338
outsider (not insider)53.746633.1258
classical (not avant-garde)53.652431.175
cheery (not sorrowful)53.533223.1312
short (not tall)53.535920.7358
good-humored (not angry)53.349824.9318
warm (not quarrelsome)52.640428.1383
humble (not arrogant)52.436428.7356
judgemental (not accepting)52.452330.6237
wild (not tame)52.456526.8361
shy (not playful)52.224823.4339
creative (not conventional)51.950233.3343
🐐 (not 🦒)51.968133.1151
hipster (not basic)51.829628.1351
obedient (not rebellious)51.834828.7316
reserved (not chatty)51.646829.0337
bold (not serious)51.651033.0344
historical (not modern)51.440732.5233
suspicious (not trusting)51.059030.4360
normal (not weird)51.038027.7333
purple (not orange)50.848432.2301
builder (not explorer)50.848333.5375
varied (not repetitive)50.730733.3126

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Minerva McGonagall (0.913)
  2. Lisa Simpson (0.906)
  3. Peggy Carter (0.899)
  4. Samantha Carter (0.893)
  5. Olivia Benson (0.888)
  1. Barney Gumble (-0.7)
  2. A.J. Soprano (-0.66)
  3. Ziggy Sobotka (-0.637)
  4. Oscar Bluth (-0.622)
  5. Jake Harper (-0.601)

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.

  1. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = 0.75)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = 0.7)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.63)
  4. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.57)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.56)
  6. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.45)
  7. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.4)
  8. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.37)
  9. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.36)
  10. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.34)
  11. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = 0.32)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = 0.24)
  13. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = 0.21)
  14. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.2)
  15. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.14)
  16. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = 0.12)
  17. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.11)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.09)
  19. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = -0.02)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = -0.07)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = -0.09)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = -0.38)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = -0.4)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = -0.41)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = -0.48)

Notes

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