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Indiana Jones Personality Statistics

Indiana Jones is a character from Raiders of the Lost Ark. 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
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)99.124.030
🧗 (not 🛌)96.516.680
resourceful (not helpless)95.797.240
active (not slothful)94.21210.943
confident (not insecure)94.1107.639
street-smart (not sheltered)93.4167.843
persistent (not quitter)93.2969.160
masculine (not feminine)93.1448.638
charismatic (not uninspiring)92.92512.556
driven (not unambitious)92.8819.345
pro (not noob)92.46510.571
brave (not careful)92.2414.929
go-getter (not slugabed)92.22710.456
alpha (not beta)92.15610.846
interesting (not tiresome)91.7119.443
explorer (not builder)91.5415.729
extraordinary (not mundane)91.23812.245
important (not irrelevant)91.18014.257
scruffy (not manicured)90.72910.236
straight (not queer)90.35817.437
inspiring (not cringeworthy)90.21612.340
captain (not first-mate)90.07619.547
open to new experinces (not uncreative)89.96117.144
healthy (not sickly)89.83712.752
beautiful (not ugly)89.715111.545
rebellious (not obedient)89.51029.339
independent (not codependent)89.34217.031
😏 (not 😬)89.3813.957
🤺 (not 🏌)89.15817.993
self-assured (not self-conscious)89.02118.047
bold (not shy)88.924315.439
dominant (not submissive)88.913811.251
assertive (not passive)88.99312.333
loyal (not traitorous)88.821810.921
master (not apprentice)88.811112.254
emancipated (not enslaved)88.41517.433
freelance (not corporate)88.47014.728
competent (not incompetent)88.417315.044
🥾 (not 👟)88.42721.283
heroic (not villainous)88.313714.539
🤠 (not 🤑)88.31416.156
English (not German)88.13020.118
curious (not apathetic)88.03015.632
perceptive (not unobservant)87.818613.026
mighty (not puny)87.48114.345
treasure (not trash)87.311919.579
fast (not slow)86.86014.243
decisive (not hesitant)86.311512.136
attractive (not repulsive)86.017813.342
🌟 (not 💩)85.913819.367
sturdy (not flimsy)85.811118.325
worldly (not innocent)85.611713.737
gendered (not androgynous)85.322125.533
knowledgeable (not ignorant)85.118516.119
funny (not humorless)85.010113.249
diligent (not lazy)84.944016.335
high IQ (not low IQ)84.632812.943
resolute (not wavering)84.17520.281
macho (not metrosexual)84.13822.932
wild (not tame)84.017415.664
work-first (not family-first)83.614221.549
rugged (not refined)83.57613.043
efficient (not overprepared)83.52015.829
cool (not dorky)83.39821.863
spelunker (not claustrophobic)83.32122.029
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)83.321417.816
workaholic (not slacker)83.135916.546
vibrant (not geriatric)83.013818.632
alert (not oblivious)82.916618.893
charming (not trusting)82.75716.833
spontaneous (not scheduled)82.614021.341
charming (not awkward)82.415416.841
disarming (not creepy)82.28115.139
playful (not shy)82.125915.429
creative (not conventional)81.812117.744
neurotypical (not autistic)81.87817.346
unorthodox (not traditional)81.715016.241
mischievous (not well behaved)80.927616.141
blacksmith (not tailor)80.37220.528
🐒 (not 🐩)80.25320.666
romantic (not dispassionate)80.122319.435
extreme (not moderate)79.829617.742
confidential (not gossiping)79.826723.346
historical (not modern)79.310319.632
soulful (not soulless)79.336520.543
western (not eastern)79.25022.842
spicy (not mild)79.125219.560
😀 (not 😭)79.17219.289
📈 (not 📉)78.96826.271
legit (not scrub)78.429925.363
impatient (not patient)77.927218.158
ferocious (not pacifist)77.931519.541
believable (not poorly-written)77.933213.727
resistant (not resigned)77.818522.869
involved (not remote)77.621925.326
hard (not soft)77.522518.655
bold (not serious)77.418222.552
🐴 (not 🦄)77.412930.954
feisty (not gracious)77.333016.140
specialist (not generalist)77.310520.531
flexible (not rigid)77.26224.627
bossy (not meek)77.143520.546
narcissistic (not low self esteem)77.126723.230
child free (not pronatalist)77.117822.338
scientific (not artistic)77.021618.946
fortunate (not unlucky)77.05721.249
egalitarian (not racist)76.759322.165
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)76.712027.759
conspiracist (not sheeple)76.420719.633
tall (not short)76.121713.739
hard (not soft)76.125520.547
chaotic (not orderly)76.023920.245
privileged (not oppressed)75.739628.122
direct (not roundabout)75.437123.846
loveable (not punchable)75.227421.523
arrogant (not humble)75.033920.728
backdoor (not official)75.019627.342
genius (not dunce)74.834619.075
kinky (not vanilla)74.721920.841
lustful (not chaste)74.426623.345
competitive (not cooperative)74.242025.337
punk rock (not preppy)74.022421.921
exuberant (not subdued)73.827123.133
hunter (not gatherer)73.731930.438
armoured (not vulnerable)73.534618.726
scandalous (not proper)73.529025.833
valedictorian (not drop out)73.548231.157
spontaneous (not deliberate)73.416226.735
folksy (not presidential)73.219425.732
focused on the present (not focused on the future)72.811226.157
impulsive (not cautious)72.630922.446
coordinated (not clumsy)72.651525.639
loud (not quiet)72.636024.242
instinctual (not reasoned)72.529324.440
low-tech (not high-tech)72.023419.635
enlightened (not lost)72.016119.832
thick-skinned (not sensitive)71.921822.833
edgy (not politically correct)71.734420.540
kind (not cruel)71.657016.141
varied (not repetitive)71.05026.267
zany (not regular)71.032524.062
wise (not foolish)70.632122.247
calm (not anxious)70.615726.735
messy (not neat)70.522221.851
🐐 (not 🦒)70.518029.563
orange (not purple)70.314528.232
rhythmic (not stuttering)70.350527.832
🥰 (not 🙃)70.121731.468
guarded (not open)70.057227.645
patriotic (not unpatriotic)69.843825.882
sarcastic (not genuine)69.630124.050
deviant (not average)69.541622.234
literary (not mathematical)69.030429.835
night owl (not morning lark)69.041029.276
logical (not emotional)68.923426.641
intimate (not formal)68.725322.655
😜 (not 🤐)68.529828.161
bright (not depressed)68.428024.529
individualist (not communal)68.438134.844
outsider (not insider)68.028029.435
suspicious (not awkward)67.851624.932
😎 (not 🧐)67.835128.380
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)67.820621.924
frenzied (not sleepy)67.765424.328
💃 (not 🧕)67.548427.564
👽 (not 🤡)67.327725.765
utilitarian (not decorative)67.244731.038
rural (not urban)67.016829.956
rough (not smooth)66.929426.634
straightforward (not cryptic)66.850229.145
mysterious (not unambiguous)66.830626.948
🐘 (not 🐀)66.827028.746
angelic (not demonic)66.744622.630
works hard (not plays hard)66.560325.332
good-humored (not angry)66.541324.136
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)66.435428.878
skeptical (not spiritual)66.364429.546
hurried (not leisurely)66.330725.961
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)66.236923.635
real (not philosophical)66.246427.840
open-minded (not close-minded)66.042524.427
chortling (not giggling)65.947629.219
secretive (not open-book)65.653922.325
optimistic (not pessimistic)65.435828.031
🧢 (not 🎩)65.236434.962
happy (not sad)65.123418.939
🥳 (not 🥴)65.019330.860
👻 (not 🤖)64.930927.456
arcane (not mainstream)64.739329.828
trolling (not triggered)64.716527.820
literal (not metaphorical)64.543526.554
obsessed (not aloof)64.448228.333
objective (not subjective)64.218926.845
equitable (not hypocritical)64.241028.541
studious (not goof-off)64.168626.765
hedonist (not monastic)64.135628.939
quarrelsome (not warm)64.050429.539
🐮 (not 🐷)64.028128.560
tactful (not indiscreet)63.951933.061
outlaw (not sheriff)63.546325.337
cannibal (not vegan)62.939920.326
💝 (not 💔)62.838933.970
young (not old)62.663715.728
factual (not poetic)62.646630.318
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)62.441728.540
intense (not lighthearted)62.469329.726
complicated (not simple)62.065927.031
highbrow (not lowbrow)61.955326.229
human (not animalistic)61.875526.946
stylish (not slovenly)61.762730.840
extrovert (not introvert)61.457033.549
prestigious (not disreputable)61.462931.440
🦇 (not 🐿)61.136630.953
precise (not vague)61.067125.935
crazy (not sane)60.948123.574
pretentious (not unassuming)60.954130.788
vengeful (not forgiving)60.851122.736
democratic (not authoritarian)60.849633.033
sexist (not feminist)60.829426.446
moist (not dry)60.835328.530
luddite (not technophile)60.341023.630
industrial (not domestic)60.343033.641
existentialist (not nihilist)60.354328.940
unpolished (not eloquent)60.235827.539
reasonable (not deranged)60.257128.654
flamboyant (not modest)60.145330.441
tasteful (not lewd)60.067326.145
frugal (not lavish)60.052024.435
penny-pincher (not overspender)59.952625.858
liberal (not conservative)59.961930.467
weird (not normal)59.861020.943
indulgent (not sober)59.851429.140
multicolored (not monochrome)59.841531.829
unfixable (not fixable)59.830729.631
nurturing (not poisonous)59.764125.027
minimalist (not pack rat)59.745932.660
biased (not impartial)59.578529.046
empirical (not theoretical)59.446231.054
thick (not thin)59.434323.156
😇 (not 😈)59.452223.777
Roman (not Greek)59.435826.820
rich (not poor)59.363418.226
imaginative (not practical)59.035026.648
off-key (not musical)59.049431.824
cheery (not sorrowful)58.937423.436
libertarian (not socialist)58.945529.751
moody (not stable)58.871826.528
reserved (not chatty)58.649630.738
altruistic (not selfish)58.558127.574
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)58.528930.291
flourishing (not traumatized)58.327225.620
joyful (not miserable)58.236722.467
private (not gregarious)57.967031.939
🤔 (not 🤫)57.959730.960
anarchist (not statist)57.844030.564
loose (not tight)57.830529.327
concrete (not abstract)57.561829.174
deep (not shallow)57.568628.080
fresh (not stinky)57.079529.670
astonishing (not methodical)56.835231.750
down2earth (not head@clouds)56.859925.828
transient (not permanent)56.834531.632
classical (not avant-garde)56.861529.131
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)56.845531.248
ludicrous (not sensible)56.743126.430
insulting (not complimentary)56.650029.439
intellectual (not physical)56.574321.436
self-disciplined (not disorganized)56.385132.737
no-nonsense (not dramatic)56.350133.031
French (not Russian)56.268124.120
consistent (not variable)56.168134.316
circular (not linear)56.146233.925
stoic (not expressive)55.744232.229
rude (not respectful)55.544022.141
self-destructive (not self-improving)55.559528.224
suspicious (not trusting)55.465828.245
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)55.253927.877
rational (not whimsical)55.172130.144
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')55.123627.627
crafty (not scholarly)55.171327.141
realist (not idealist)54.960032.645
sunny (not gloomy)54.948727.716
🧠 (not 💪)54.785224.698
😊 (not 🤣)54.772231.476
judgemental (not accepting)54.662729.829
hoarder (not unprepared)54.673823.235
Italian (not Swedish)54.661232.219
social (not reclusive)54.466231.054
pure (not debased)54.362328.336
introspective (not not introspective)54.380330.059
barbaric (not civilized)54.235318.424
glad (not mad)54.247625.580
whippersnapper (not sage)54.157030.623
chill (not offended)54.044028.528
atheist (not theist)53.971530.836
bitter (not sweet)53.861223.935
relaxed (not tense)53.624126.839
warm (not cold)53.566026.140
experimental (not reliable)53.452530.825
provincial (not cosmopolitan)53.353531.243
juvenile (not mature)53.255024.346
nerd (not jock)53.073725.332
compersive (not jealous)52.958531.129
salacious (not wholesome)52.852828.666
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)52.490631.465
heathen (not devout)52.353330.041
political (not nonpolitical)52.272131.733
ranged (not melee)52.175228.626
playful (not serious)52.049226.233
hipster (not basic)52.040529.630
lenient (not strict)51.855327.740
slow-talking (not fast-talking)51.741929.927
bookish (not sporty)51.679924.643
vain (not demure)51.068931.141
honorable (not cunning)50.477433.063

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Malcolm Reynolds (0.85)
  2. Marion Ravenwood (0.828)
  3. Ragnar Lothbrok (0.777)
  4. Jack O'Neill (0.775)
  5. Ygritte (0.769)
  1. Milhouse Van Houten (-0.564)
  2. Stuart Bloom (-0.513)
  3. Alan Harper (-0.509)
  4. Peter (-0.486)
  5. Cyril Figgis (-0.469)

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: INFP (r = 0.61)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = 0.55)
  3. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.45)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.41)
  5. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.39)
  6. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.37)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = 0.32)
  8. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.32)
  9. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = 0.28)
  10. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.25)
  11. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.2)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = 0.16)
  13. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = 0.12)
  14. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.12)
  15. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.1)
  16. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.06)
  17. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.01)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = 0.0)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = -0.03)
  20. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = -0.03)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = -0.04)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = -0.17)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = -0.28)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = -0.4)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = -0.41)

Notes

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