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Samantha Carter Personality Statistics

Samantha Carter is a character from Stargate SG-1. 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
valedictorian (not drop out)96.196.511
competent (not incompetent)95.6811.3142
reasonable (not deranged)95.627.915
persistent (not quitter)95.0287.98
high IQ (not low IQ)94.7407.9137
egalitarian (not racist)94.727.013
loyal (not traitorous)94.3318.4137
heroic (not villainous)94.0108.0137
🌟 (not 💩)93.869.219
genius (not dunce)93.7812.1142
diligent (not lazy)93.5609.2149
go-getter (not slugabed)92.31310.014
self-disciplined (not disorganized)91.76812.3133
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)91.728.011
legit (not scrub)91.71012.08
workaholic (not slacker)91.66110.566
resourceful (not helpless)91.46314.476
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)91.4510.714
feminist (not sexist)91.32712.519
scientific (not artistic)91.11512.6162
studious (not goof-off)91.0417.311
active (not slothful)90.6489.7155
civilized (not barbaric)90.6369.7133
kind (not cruel)90.25010.3123
treasure (not trash)90.03712.415
resolute (not wavering)89.2179.64
attractive (not repulsive)89.16214.4166
fresh (not stinky)89.11213.015
healthy (not sickly)89.03512.3142
precise (not vague)89.02510.8157
beautiful (not ugly)88.911612.166
works hard (not plays hard)88.73612.5138
high-tech (not low-tech)88.63816.3133
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)88.479.99
🤺 (not 🏌)88.44012.518
driven (not unambitious)88.119016.5137
human (not animalistic)88.04211.5130
rational (not whimsical)87.72112.4147
mature (not juvenile)87.74915.559
curious (not apathetic)87.62517.0129
sensible (not ludicrous)87.61612.3159
coordinated (not clumsy)87.410713.0136
technophile (not luddite)87.22718.1141
pro (not noob)86.913115.410
prestigious (not disreputable)86.94215.4156
emancipated (not enslaved)86.72415.0134
altruistic (not selfish)86.53611.8151
🧗 (not 🛌)86.26415.222
patriotic (not unpatriotic)85.9529.821
wise (not foolish)85.74814.9150
mathematical (not literary)85.71916.5129
respectful (not rude)85.66716.0122
tasteful (not lewd)84.44916.5104
orderly (not chaotic)84.06713.7145
interesting (not tiresome)83.97118.9155
confidential (not gossiping)83.814115.0158
straightforward (not cryptic)83.73917.1147
sane (not crazy)83.72117.912
alert (not oblivious)83.611227.45
👽 (not 🤡)83.61515.422
nurturing (not poisonous)83.59514.167
important (not irrelevant)83.319825.223
🤖 (not 👻)83.3921.110
open to new experinces (not uncreative)83.212516.6109
bright (not depressed)83.22116.4135
tactful (not indiscreet)83.23925.214
wholesome (not salacious)83.08027.89
angelic (not demonic)82.37214.5147
disarming (not creepy)82.04914.485
equitable (not hypocritical)82.03715.772
involved (not remote)81.97217.2138
extraordinary (not mundane)81.913319.1132
independent (not codependent)81.713920.3191
proper (not scandalous)81.56915.9190
assertive (not passive)81.324216.2148
eloquent (not unpolished)81.215816.4134
fast (not slow)80.911616.9136
soulful (not soulless)80.822619.182
inspiring (not cringeworthy)80.68221.371
bold (not shy)80.640015.7145
neat (not messy)80.517919.0143
master (not apprentice)80.521921.272
direct (not roundabout)80.215920.0151
🥾 (not 👟)80.26924.913
open-minded (not close-minded)80.16119.2201
no-nonsense (not dramatic)79.95820.264
mighty (not puny)79.919715.5140
sober (not indulgent)79.74020.0128
confident (not insecure)79.721920.3140
deep (not shallow)79.611314.112
charismatic (not uninspiring)79.523618.9116
sheriff (not outlaw)79.411619.5146
scheduled (not spontaneous)79.218320.0133
pure (not debased)79.110116.8153
🤔 (not 🤫)78.92523.215
skeptical (not spiritual)78.720318.9147
work-first (not family-first)78.716121.3189
🤠 (not 🤑)78.77912.713
reasoned (not instinctual)78.53621.9138
permanent (not transient)77.86421.982
concrete (not abstract)77.78527.812
modest (not flamboyant)77.413617.6135
decisive (not hesitant)77.226819.8141
forgiving (not vengeful)77.212220.5119
objective (not subjective)77.21125.569
😇 (not 😈)77.112623.88
stable (not moody)76.93620.4139
highbrow (not lowbrow)76.912321.9119
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)76.918922.1140
nerd (not jock)76.824520.1139
down2earth (not head@clouds)76.513924.0148
optimistic (not pessimistic)76.511119.2152
statist (not anarchist)76.46618.814
literal (not metaphorical)76.09521.7125
intellectual (not physical)75.927318.6140
demure (not vain)75.85916.8115
good-humored (not angry)75.817914.1144
utilitarian (not decorative)75.715921.964
industrial (not domestic)75.67021.962
straight (not queer)75.442824.674
warm (not cold)75.318618.9129
🤐 (not 😜)75.312619.413
😊 (not 🤣)75.313419.317
deliberate (not spontaneous)74.929523.8148
existentialist (not nihilist)74.93820.055
honorable (not cunning)74.817824.3148
methodical (not astonishing)74.517026.6145
genuine (not sarcastic)74.416322.8127
modern (not historical)74.313923.6127
logical (not emotional)74.211919.3138
complimentary (not insulting)74.114723.562
resistant (not resigned)74.022521.0136
🥰 (not 🙃)74.08525.822
self-assured (not self-conscious)73.829122.8125
compersive (not jealous)73.19119.6116
well behaved (not mischievous)73.013023.3168
specialist (not generalist)72.914826.566
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)72.928924.516
dominant (not submissive)72.838419.4111
democratic (not authoritarian)72.816324.2146
scholarly (not crafty)72.710425.2206
cautious (not impulsive)72.516120.3157
official (not backdoor)72.511421.8172
joyful (not miserable)72.510821.88
western (not eastern)72.010931.212
real (not philosophical)71.522425.2138
introspective (not not introspective)71.522222.313
humble (not arrogant)71.416222.5149
hoarder (not unprepared)71.414415.6178
sweet (not bitter)71.318818.4111
fortunate (not unlucky)71.211320.1140
warm (not quarrelsome)71.115923.1141
neurotypical (not autistic)71.139026.5141
frugal (not lavish)71.020616.9106
regular (not zany)70.96623.511
hurried (not leisurely)70.717018.9194
cheery (not sorrowful)70.514518.2139
complicated (not simple)70.533822.8138
🦒 (not 🐐)70.5916.915
cooperative (not competitive)70.413728.1123
bossy (not meek)70.343917.1125
📈 (not 📉)70.318731.910
happy (not sad)70.011215.9146
unambiguous (not mysterious)69.920224.5186
formal (not intimate)69.819625.318
accepting (not judgemental)69.717521.3133
private (not gregarious)69.530621.9145
🧢 (not 🎩)69.521127.613
atheist (not theist)69.424824.361
calm (not anxious)69.413826.5146
alpha (not beta)69.339723.5133
patient (not impatient)69.314723.170
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)68.942031.811
😏 (not 😬)68.621427.99
insider (not outsider)68.312025.8143
monastic (not hedonist)68.34925.217
chaste (not lustful)68.213020.5157
child free (not pronatalist)68.231729.0107
bookish (not sporty)68.239625.2154
basic (not hipster)68.131922.6131
explorer (not builder)68.021325.6193
brave (not careful)67.933524.1149
serious (not playful)67.740620.2146
young (not old)67.541214.3136
armoured (not vulnerable)67.536223.0144
obsessed (not aloof)67.429621.8134
practical (not imaginative)67.237927.4148
💝 (not 💔)66.920234.012
liberal (not conservative)66.931731.38
glad (not mad)66.618720.312
feminine (not masculine)66.526219.0139
politically correct (not edgy)66.517226.5125
penny-pincher (not overspender)66.126612.916
tense (not relaxed)65.158320.0141
cool (not dorky)65.133127.99
vanilla (not kinky)64.925824.7129
🧠 (not 💪)64.949627.514
thin (not thick)64.833922.9116
🥳 (not 🥴)64.613427.47
impartial (not biased)64.34426.7146
stylish (not slovenly)64.043125.0136
realist (not idealist)64.027427.966
moderate (not extreme)63.516923.4128
smooth (not rough)63.427925.2115
street-smart (not sheltered)63.347427.4164
😀 (not 😭)63.324021.511
worldly (not innocent)62.854525.7153
charming (not awkward)62.744226.3164
💃 (not 🧕)62.642725.220
manicured (not scruffy)62.352524.0181
gendered (not androgynous)62.377030.474
🐮 (not 🐷)62.227422.010
flexible (not rigid)62.120724.1126
communal (not individualist)62.016829.271
minimalist (not pack rat)62.029221.49
feisty (not gracious)61.654025.8131
strict (not lenient)61.440623.8165
🐿 (not 🦇)60.837627.98
trusting (not suspicious)60.326224.6144
guarded (not open)60.162124.1140
rich (not poor)59.847017.1114
orange (not purple)59.528328.5106
multicolored (not monochrome)59.230326.563
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)59.137725.8133
funny (not humorless)59.044121.2153
creative (not conventional)58.840430.6128
trusting (not charming)58.824527.9128
hard (not soft)58.646820.6141
thick-skinned (not sensitive)58.441625.2137
urban (not rural)58.156930.517
playful (not shy)57.959821.6143
devout (not heathen)57.843028.0117
expressive (not stoic)57.744927.3135
classical (not avant-garde)57.745329.372
average (not deviant)57.424529.0113
conspiracist (not sheeple)57.354725.1105
serious (not bold)56.833127.3130
normal (not weird)56.631526.9159
morning lark (not night owl)56.228528.4120
refined (not rugged)55.950924.2117
hard (not soft)55.949921.972
ferocious (not pacifist)55.854427.1126
unassuming (not pretentious)55.528735.811
quiet (not loud)55.040423.8151
tame (not wild)54.635125.3163
unorthodox (not traditional)54.548729.364
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)54.546136.215
focused on the future (not focused on the present)54.233427.4134
obedient (not rebellious)54.231226.2114
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)54.143928.8133
🐘 (not 🐀)54.143030.39
introvert (not extrovert)54.035526.5115
first-mate (not captain)53.948134.9192
cosmopolitan (not provincial)53.846328.7114
theoretical (not empirical)52.824031.9131
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')52.633232.7110
socialist (not libertarian)52.525227.0112
🐩 (not 🐒)52.549128.48
social (not reclusive)52.450526.317
suspicious (not awkward)52.364724.2129
🦄 (not 🐴)52.338633.810
reserved (not chatty)51.846624.7157
🧐 (not 😎)51.844735.413
short (not tall)51.538820.7120
spicy (not mild)51.161827.2134
mainstream (not arcane)51.139629.9137
nonpolitical (not political)50.939731.3132
varied (not repetitive)50.830426.5101

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Janet Fraiser (0.92)
  2. Dr. Ellie Sattler (0.914)
  3. Melinda Warner (0.912)
  4. Peggy Carter (0.901)
  5. Hermione Granger (0.893)
  1. Ziggy Sobotka (-0.663)
  2. Oscar Bluth (-0.654)
  3. Pierce Hawthorne (-0.629)
  4. A.J. Soprano (-0.616)
  5. Prince John (-0.612)

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)


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