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The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of Shameless.


The dataset has 10 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
86.5Fiona Gallagher
80.9Lip Gallagher
78.5Veronica Fisher
78.3Carl Gallagher
77.0Ian Gallagher
74.3Kevin Ball
52.5Frank Gallagher
48.2Debbie Gallagher

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.


As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate Shameless?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 7
2 It's bad 23
3 It's okay 1357
4 It's good 8150
5 It's my favorite 4433

This gives it an average score of 4.22 / 5. Making it 34th out of the 342 universes in the dataset ordered by rating.

The average rating may be hard to generalize though, the users of one online personality quiz could not be representative of the population in general in important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of the quiz are biased towards being women and being younger. To kind of explore this idea, we can correlate user ratings with responses to the self-report personality quiz to see what type of people give this universe higher ratings. The table below show the correlation between a users response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
outlaw (not sheriff)0.07913095
wild (not tame)0.0764513
lenient (not strict)0.07513710
sarcastic (not genuine)0.0734493
dunce (not genius)0.07213585
rebellious (not obedient)0.0713513
demonic (not angelic)0.06313395
feisty (not gracious)0.05913383
chaotic (not orderly)0.05313684
jock (not nerd)0.05213373
deranged (not reasonable)0.04713492
juvenile (not mature)0.0474445
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.04713464
spiritual (not skeptical)0.03913664
poisonous (not nurturing)0.03613325
indulgent (not sober)0.02813174
selfish (not altruistic)0.02513383
shallow (not deep)0.02413452
fresh (not stinky)0.02413435
intimate (not formal)0.02313290
bossy (not meek)0.02313477
emotional (not logical)0.02113752
artistic (not scientific)0.0214732
traitorous (not loyal)0.0213747
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.01711946
blissful (not haunted)0.0164274
mainstream (not arcane)0.01412800
lavish (not frugal)0.01412745
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0114309
social (not reclusive)0.0113491
feminine (not masculine)0.00813827
awkward (not charming)0.00513827
stylish (not slovenly)0.00513417
creative (not conventional)0.00313787
disarming (not creepy)0.00112885
alpha (not beta)0.00113123


  1. Notability is computed as the average of 204: important (not irrelevant) and 401: main character (not side character).
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