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Bart Simpson Personality Statistics

Bart Simpson is a character from The Simpsons. 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
mischievous (not well behaved)96.8107.4396
rebellious (not obedient)96.099.0367
spontaneous (not scheduled)95.579.4411
playful (not serious)95.028.9447
chaotic (not orderly)94.5149.7410
playful (not shy)94.21611.1413
plays hard (not works hard)94.039.8429
loud (not quiet)93.9269.7393
impulsive (not cautious)93.82012.8407
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)93.82310.9395
wild (not tame)93.7209.0368
slacker (not workaholic)93.5410.796
goof-off (not studious)93.01316.4133
bold (not shy)92.411813.6465
outlaw (not sheriff)92.31912.5372
juvenile (not mature)92.31215.3105
scandalous (not proper)92.21811.6316
young (not old)92.01111.5415
experimental (not reliable)91.899.147
messy (not neat)91.71311.5282
crafty (not scholarly)91.7212.6417
extrovert (not introvert)91.03912.5409
sporty (not bookish)91.02013.3393
lenient (not strict)90.9915.1414
bold (not serious)90.8710.8419
impatient (not patient)90.64012.7128
open to new experinces (not uncreative)90.15614.6424
disorganized (not self-disciplined)90.01415.5394
😎 (not 🧐)89.82415.9124
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)89.710820.030
funny (not humorless)89.55515.9416
feisty (not gracious)89.53513.6356
instinctual (not reasoned)89.41415.0437
freelance (not corporate)89.45814.034
chatty (not reserved)89.28313.0410
🧢 (not 🎩)89.02318.5111
punk rock (not preppy)89.05916.840
drop out (not valedictorian)88.72817.0109
😜 (not 🤐)88.75219.1114
brave (not careful)88.52312.6416
extreme (not moderate)88.310312.1384
🐒 (not 🐩)88.01216.9113
edgy (not politically correct)87.84314.3400
competitive (not cooperative)87.515814.4431
trolling (not triggered)87.5623.743
exuberant (not subdued)86.85620.540
rude (not respectful)86.75916.0420
focused on the present (not focused on the future)86.7322.1434
insulting (not complimentary)86.75816.977
resistant (not resigned)86.62519.0383
👟 (not 🥾)86.61218.7108
expressive (not stoic)86.58619.1411
deviant (not average)86.46517.9290
cunning (not honorable)86.37916.9483
heathen (not devout)86.31319.0405
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)86.34518.1133
💃 (not 🧕)86.29615.3193
indulgent (not sober)85.67919.6388
ludicrous (not sensible)85.64218.3404
sarcastic (not genuine)85.55419.8353
😈 (not 😇)85.410019.2113
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)85.36816.5109
whimsical (not rational)85.26018.1383
spontaneous (not deliberate)85.24022.5380
short (not tall)85.16314.6412
spicy (not mild)85.012716.6352
loose (not tight)85.03021.539
backdoor (not official)84.86423.4351
🤣 (not 😊)84.72122.4123
explorer (not builder)84.64316.5385
arrogant (not humble)84.519116.7456
creative (not conventional)84.48719.6447
gregarious (not private)84.35018.3373
individualist (not communal)84.310720.465
physical (not intellectual)84.25018.0384
street-smart (not sheltered)84.019018.3298
whippersnapper (not sage)83.91821.836
rugged (not refined)83.87215.2413
disreputable (not prestigious)83.73220.9344
social (not reclusive)83.710020.7207
anarchist (not statist)83.53921.3168
demonic (not angelic)83.49714.8408
lewd (not tasteful)83.33719.2412
cannibal (not vegan)83.38517.432
ferocious (not pacifist)83.118418.1458
unpolished (not eloquent)83.14520.5305
flamboyant (not modest)83.011420.0406
barbaric (not civilized)83.03916.2398
masculine (not feminine)82.926615.9429
assertive (not passive)82.925722.6375
modern (not historical)82.86419.0287
scruffy (not manicured)82.810417.2381
unorthodox (not traditional)82.713718.871
decisive (not hesitant)82.620320.8401
self-destructive (not self-improving)82.510223.929
spelunker (not claustrophobic)82.13020.324
gendered (not androgynous)81.839022.9158
🤺 (not 🏌)81.620425.0128
dominant (not submissive)81.334520.5417
flexible (not rigid)81.03921.5376
😀 (not 😭)80.95121.2140
relaxed (not tense)80.82822.0414
orange (not purple)80.74321.4356
foolish (not wise)80.57719.3416
charismatic (not uninspiring)80.530523.0355
conspiracist (not sheeple)80.513220.7278
lowbrow (not highbrow)80.42123.2348
selfish (not altruistic)80.117920.1408
charming (not trusting)80.19415.9388
quarrelsome (not warm)80.021022.2406
imaginative (not practical)80.08724.3371
vengeful (not forgiving)79.822819.2415
fast-talking (not slow-talking)79.816219.736
vibrant (not geriatric)79.323026.623
frenzied (not sleepy)79.321827.730
lazy (not diligent)79.02022.5441
atheist (not theist)79.014423.170
independent (not codependent)78.725926.8380
hunter (not gatherer)78.722323.845
poisonous (not nurturing)78.615519.3136
emancipated (not enslaved)78.616921.7357
cheery (not sorrowful)78.59820.4426
artistic (not scientific)78.514617.8399
bossy (not meek)78.539322.0385
debased (not pure)78.517422.8393
English (not German)78.424827.330
night owl (not morning lark)78.223021.3248
child free (not pronatalist)78.115527.8267
😏 (not 😬)77.912426.1110
unprepared (not hoarder)77.92725.5289
self-assured (not self-conscious)77.825524.9397
blacksmith (not tailor)77.89719.523
confident (not insecure)77.635424.9453
skeptical (not spiritual)77.330622.7435
real (not philosophical)77.312924.3258
zany (not regular)77.220524.3112
leisurely (not hurried)76.87727.8399
alpha (not beta)76.738422.5346
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)76.517526.8381
important (not irrelevant)76.554725.5191
💪 (not 🧠)76.58923.7162
🐐 (not 🦒)76.56327.2170
vain (not demure)76.222021.5356
straight (not queer)75.651625.3147
good-humored (not angry)75.524622.0378
urban (not rural)75.529926.1189
overspender (not penny-pincher)75.513926.7190
emotional (not logical)75.122625.0420
fast (not slow)75.133126.3373
gossiping (not confidential)74.816726.0397
intimate (not formal)74.713820.7169
active (not slothful)74.660126.2362
multicolored (not monochrome)74.515925.174
head@clouds (not down2earth)74.218627.5410
curious (not apathetic)74.229928.5430
resourceful (not helpless)74.165527.978
suspicious (not trusting)74.130624.9410
suspicious (not awkward)74.035123.2403
moody (not stable)73.937123.7440
cool (not dorky)73.726326.792
sunny (not gloomy)73.721526.334
deranged (not reasonable)73.619023.4118
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)73.636827.0106
salacious (not wholesome)73.622426.699
captain (not first-mate)73.532830.8356
extraordinary (not mundane)73.042925.8362
astonishing (not methodical)72.99527.5367
dramatic (not no-nonsense)72.926728.4155
🤡 (not 👽)72.89830.2102
lavish (not frugal)72.125026.6360
happy (not sad)72.013822.6352
efficient (not overprepared)72.027326.630
worldly (not innocent)71.950725.5400
jock (not nerd)71.922923.5422
crazy (not sane)71.827624.799
not introspective (not introspective)71.78228.9163
lustful (not chaste)71.632023.3373
avant-garde (not classical)71.514224.773
sexist (not feminist)71.518624.3162
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)71.221230.7330
nonpolitical (not political)71.011331.0366
👻 (not 🤖)70.717832.392
kinky (not vanilla)70.329224.4362
privileged (not oppressed)70.353121.941
pack rat (not minimalist)70.213827.483
hedonist (not monastic)70.220732.575
lost (not enlightened)70.224528.933
abstract (not concrete)70.116827.1107
disarming (not creepy)70.049322.2136
off-key (not musical)70.020231.141
oblivious (not alert)69.915526.495
rhythmic (not stuttering)69.953030.040
believable (not poorly-written)69.872426.432
🥳 (not 🥴)69.712932.2114
charming (not awkward)69.645126.1419
moist (not dry)69.615429.327
involved (not remote)69.549029.1328
liberal (not conservative)69.237730.5112
narcissistic (not low self esteem)69.241730.844
folksy (not presidential)69.126228.428
circular (not linear)69.113031.435
healthy (not sickly)69.060028.5376
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)69.056629.2119
ignorant (not knowledgeable)69.012931.730
open-book (not secretive)68.616929.739
biased (not impartial)68.348128.8363
variable (not consistent)67.612931.742
pro (not noob)67.367932.7121
interesting (not tiresome)67.256628.9320
straightforward (not cryptic)66.950031.0372
poor (not rich)66.826720.1353
hard (not soft)66.844827.078
unambiguous (not mysterious)66.734030.6386
nihilist (not existentialist)66.69231.769
weird (not normal)66.646122.8437
cruel (not kind)66.521321.3410
direct (not roundabout)66.561032.8352
joyful (not miserable)66.524628.5111
🙃 (not 🥰)66.529031.8177
rough (not smooth)66.331929.4364
outsider (not insider)66.332331.4317
chill (not offended)66.120432.345
villainous (not heroic)65.919423.7391
unfixable (not fixable)65.921829.530
traumatized (not flourishing)65.849631.434
western (not eastern)65.737035.3150
hard (not soft)65.448324.7354
libertarian (not socialist)65.323133.2333
bright (not depressed)65.336225.4372
vague (not precise)65.313228.7257
Russian (not French)65.217929.323
shallow (not deep)64.821729.6142
🐷 (not 🐮)64.817632.1150
🧗 (not 🛌)64.554234.4202
traitorous (not loyal)64.118126.8402
🐀 (not 🐘)63.827232.4190
jealous (not compersive)63.638325.8290
armoured (not vulnerable)63.556927.5382
open (not guarded)63.415030.6393
dunce (not genius)63.319127.3432
open-minded (not close-minded)63.350428.0398
incompetent (not competent)63.214129.4370
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)63.230534.335
thick-skinned (not sensitive)63.044627.4372
unpatriotic (not patriotic)63.09232.276
stinky (not fresh)63.021530.6199
fortunate (not unlucky)62.931429.5421
empirical (not theoretical)62.933032.1395
family-first (not work-first)62.845227.4388
slovenly (not stylish)62.725628.0368
low IQ (not high IQ)62.412228.0322
subjective (not objective)62.325833.761
persistent (not quitter)62.2115934.4116
aloof (not obsessed)61.58731.5354
animalistic (not human)61.521727.6391
hypocritical (not equitable)61.137129.895
literal (not metaphorical)61.057132.4335
optimistic (not pessimistic)60.844130.5346
technophile (not luddite)60.636428.7290
factual (not poetic)60.452332.930
bitter (not sweet)60.149824.3351
provincial (not cosmopolitan)59.836829.7305
egalitarian (not racist)59.898830.093
literary (not mathematical)59.560124.1329
ranged (not melee)59.345231.031
thick (not thin)59.035723.5281
📉 (not 📈)58.820534.8133
chortling (not giggling)58.767033.831
industrial (not domestic)58.549329.357
Roman (not Greek)58.538930.121
macho (not metrosexual)58.536128.931
unambitious (not driven)58.07734.1367
treasure (not trash)58.094331.8134
master (not apprentice)57.277633.1155
hipster (not basic)56.833429.8399
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)56.840737.898
cringeworthy (not inspiring)56.642129.578
idealist (not realist)56.549434.7109
🦇 (not 🐿)56.544836.681
beautiful (not ugly)56.098026.688
mighty (not puny)55.886227.7395
🐴 (not 🦄)55.862535.6113
warm (not cold)55.662426.4329
wavering (not resolute)55.024932.882
scrub (not legit)54.822630.9173
neurotypical (not autistic)54.7104329.2373
decorative (not utilitarian)54.535732.374
Italian (not Swedish)54.163029.740
indiscreet (not tactful)53.936835.994
💩 (not 🌟)53.829335.498
💔 (not 💝)53.556233.1178
lighthearted (not intense)53.435634.244
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)53.164433.3164
simple (not complicated)52.636032.8378
anxious (not calm)52.575731.2419
high-tech (not low-tech)52.559230.0328
punchable (not loveable)52.544625.831
transient (not permanent)52.448033.8144
soulful (not soulless)52.396833.674
romantic (not dispassionate)52.391134.631
varied (not repetitive)52.141730.8136
specialist (not generalist)52.182732.160
clumsy (not coordinated)51.839631.5401
sturdy (not flimsy)51.790533.734
judgemental (not accepting)51.668030.7238
perceptive (not unobservant)51.4106531.431
authoritarian (not democratic)51.358935.6345
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')51.357534.6284
mad (not glad)51.076632.295
unassuming (not pretentious)51.052333.1112
go-getter (not slugabed)50.1115635.3103
🤫 (not 🤔)50.846039.197
repulsive (not attractive)50.732025.0389
mainstream (not arcane)50.354233.2361
🤠 (not 🤑)50.779836.5101

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Eleanor Shellstrop (0.857)
  2. Charlie Harper (0.849)
  3. Han Solo (0.845)
  4. Peter Venkman (0.832)
  5. Jack Sparrow (0.824)
  1. Waylon Smithers (-0.708)
  2. Chidi Anagonye (-0.704)
  3. Princess Darya 'Dolly' Oblonskaya (-0.694)
  4. Jared Dunn (-0.682)
  5. Ashley Wilkes (-0.675)

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. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.77)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = 0.66)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.65)
  4. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.64)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.63)
  6. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.57)
  7. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.55)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = 0.54)
  9. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.51)
  10. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.48)
  11. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.45)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.43)
  13. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.42)
  14. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.39)
  15. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.34)
  16. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.33)
  17. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.16)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = 0.1)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = 0.1)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.0)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = -0.0)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = -0.02)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.06)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = -0.09)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = -0.1)

Notes

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