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Obi-Wan Kenobi Personality Statistics

Obi-Wan Kenobi is a character from Star Wars. 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
master (not apprentice)93.12013.6398
pro (not noob)92.94314.7243
loyal (not traitorous)92.17511.21024
heroic (not villainous)92.13611.51074
self-disciplined (not disorganized)91.86812.4961
mature (not juvenile)91.61610.4197
wise (not foolish)90.81713.51007
high IQ (not low IQ)90.711510.3887
perceptive (not unobservant)90.68514.687
competent (not incompetent)89.611815.7896
knowledgeable (not ignorant)89.48014.085
coordinated (not clumsy)89.17113.0983
important (not irrelevant)89.19315.0448
human (not animalistic)89.02713.3887
diligent (not lazy)88.920712.81036
soulful (not soulless)88.75014.3208
old (not young)87.92714.8956
confidential (not gossiping)87.66615.71128
inspiring (not cringeworthy)87.42214.8178
resourceful (not helpless)87.414915.2209
patient (not impatient)87.31416.4336
treasure (not trash)87.29115.7290
civilized (not barbaric)86.89115.2923
deep (not shallow)86.62513.8346
kind (not cruel)86.212914.7926
respectful (not rude)86.05815.11015
persistent (not quitter)86.033516.7245
studious (not goof-off)85.913117.9231
🌟 (not 💩)85.89316.7245
chaste (not lustful)85.71017.3917
independent (not codependent)85.57919.31152
sage (not whippersnapper)85.31522.294
frugal (not lavish)84.91618.0927
calm (not anxious)84.82018.9979
nurturing (not poisonous)84.68315.6328
tasteful (not lewd)84.45418.0923
altruistic (not selfish)84.46616.7950
legit (not scrub)84.39918.7335
works hard (not plays hard)84.211415.5984
alert (not oblivious)84.111218.5275
confident (not insecure)84.013017.71002
egalitarian (not racist)84.021016.1213
spiritual (not skeptical)83.91420.3983
genius (not dunce)83.811614.71054
mighty (not puny)83.712115.6960
devout (not heathen)83.72318.8905
enlightened (not lost)83.72318.991
prestigious (not disreputable)83.67719.6914
😇 (not 😈)83.66120.4243
deliberate (not spontaneous)83.213218.2920
historical (not modern)83.23114.9675
introspective (not not introspective)83.13819.7334
sensible (not ludicrous)82.76518.7979
compersive (not jealous)82.71314.5862
quiet (not loud)82.65114.5970
angelic (not demonic)82.36915.9960
modest (not flamboyant)82.26620.31055
forgiving (not vengeful)82.15917.9983
wholesome (not salacious)82.19519.9217
believable (not poorly-written)82.012916.9112
sober (not indulgent)81.62823.3979
🧠 (not 💪)81.517519.8291
private (not gregarious)81.49918.2934
eloquent (not unpolished)81.316121.5824
tactful (not indiscreet)81.36019.0218
reasonable (not deranged)81.210419.9233
charismatic (not uninspiring)81.220417.6861
secretive (not open-book)81.116616.3119
cautious (not impulsive)81.15818.61051
proper (not scandalous)81.07620.1907
rhythmic (not stuttering)80.912918.388
valedictorian (not drop out)80.723723.6229
extraordinary (not mundane)80.416821.3964
orderly (not chaotic)80.411920.41007
arcane (not mainstream)80.27920.6905
intellectual (not physical)80.021317.11008
honorable (not cunning)79.99722.31101
sturdy (not flimsy)79.819716.592
loveable (not punchable)79.514020.295
worldly (not innocent)79.421523.81017
mysterious (not unambiguous)79.39420.81134
reserved (not chatty)79.210518.31005
humble (not arrogant)79.27920.61042
pure (not debased)79.110020.8916
resolute (not wavering)79.014523.6252
minimalist (not pack rat)79.03523.7236
English (not German)78.615524.196
stable (not moody)78.52923.01026
masculine (not feminine)78.327617.41027
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)78.25824.8373
reliable (not experimental)78.012823.796
🤠 (not 🤑)77.810322.4238
vegan (not cannibal)77.79420.089
workaholic (not slacker)77.641319.5158
demure (not vain)77.54219.8867
interesting (not tiresome)77.419021.11041
🤺 (not 🏌)77.123627.6256
consistent (not variable)77.012725.190
rural (not urban)76.86122.4368
serious (not playful)76.826120.2997
emancipated (not enslaved)76.815923.3899
street-smart (not sheltered)76.825223.4895
melee (not ranged)76.72928.685
cooperative (not competitive)76.59222.8985
stoic (not expressive)76.49622.81001
gendered (not androgynous)76.348525.7337
philosophical (not real)76.12822.2693
bookish (not sporty)76.028521.1868
logical (not emotional)75.910622.1971
disarming (not creepy)75.820518.2361
driven (not unambitious)75.453624.4821
down2earth (not head@clouds)75.416824.6900
self-assured (not self-conscious)75.127227.9864
utilitarian (not decorative)75.018523.6125
bold (not shy)74.853521.3987
monastic (not hedonist)74.71724.6171
rational (not whimsical)74.722424.1956
metaphorical (not literal)74.63524.41028
theist (not atheist)74.67428.1180
🐐 (not 🦒)74.67026.0329
decisive (not hesitant)74.533923.3981
🥾 (not 👟)74.513026.9236
existentialist (not nihilist)74.34421.1165
reclusive (not social)74.111623.5408
😊 (not 🤣)74.015823.2266
🎩 (not 🧢)73.624027.5230
classical (not avant-garde)73.314824.8182
genuine (not sarcastic)73.317625.8971
self-improving (not self-destructive)73.210927.193
traditional (not unorthodox)73.113525.8194
go-getter (not slugabed)73.043622.7222
guarded (not open)72.939622.4911
scruffy (not manicured)72.817124.51116
👽 (not 🤡)72.812022.4242
🐮 (not 🐷)72.83221.2309
good-humored (not angry)72.722520.2818
complimentary (not insulting)72.716320.9188
equitable (not hypocritical)72.714024.8273
cryptic (not straightforward)72.45624.6979
introvert (not extrovert)72.411323.1878
slow-talking (not fast-talking)72.47922.3106
patriotic (not unpatriotic)72.327924.9261
cool (not dorky)72.122025.6220
penny-pincher (not overspender)72.014022.0350
charming (not awkward)71.829423.2988
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)71.817226.0277
captain (not first-mate)71.625130.41094
🤐 (not 😜)71.618627.1228
child free (not pronatalist)71.325729.6825
gracious (not feisty)71.25423.7807
warm (not quarrelsome)70.916121.3936
spelunker (not claustrophobic)70.917724.077
poor (not rich)70.614623.4852
sane (not crazy)70.517525.2255
formal (not intimate)70.519626.0387
chill (not offended)70.510825.796
vanilla (not kinky)70.118427.7804
neurotypical (not autistic)70.142325.9851
beautiful (not ugly)70.051923.7196
no-nonsense (not dramatic)69.819827.3358
armoured (not vulnerable)69.633923.5861
alpha (not beta)69.540426.2818
suspicious (not awkward)69.436919.7854
neat (not messy)69.338524.9688
democratic (not authoritarian)69.222828.9919
nerd (not jock)69.236423.7914
active (not slothful)69.255723.7876
highbrow (not lowbrow)69.028227.8801
🐘 (not 🐀)69.016428.5397
pacifist (not ferocious)68.913723.4992
attractive (not repulsive)68.749022.0985
scholarly (not crafty)68.514026.51111
feminist (not sexist)68.541325.2284
methodical (not astonishing)68.430028.2927
sorrowful (not cheery)68.230920.4960
accepting (not judgemental)68.019426.9713
optimistic (not pessimistic)67.722525.1931
tame (not wild)67.716625.4938
🧕 (not 💃)67.68728.6359
👻 (not 🤖)67.517629.6209
efficient (not overprepared)67.434227.499
warm (not cold)67.330823.6871
practical (not imaginative)67.338626.9810
thick-skinned (not sensitive)67.225126.0879
dominant (not submissive)67.149021.9961
well behaved (not mischievous)67.120129.0965
reasoned (not instinctual)67.016529.31026
open-minded (not close-minded)67.027825.91046
🧗 (not 🛌)67.034628.2374
gatherer (not hunter)66.925727.996
serious (not bold)66.718927.1955
scheduled (not spontaneous)66.540627.9921
straight (not queer)66.561929.5360
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)66.515924.3233
chortling (not giggling)66.535224.277
curious (not apathetic)66.241626.31017
hoarder (not unprepared)66.227420.2787
work-first (not family-first)65.735831.41140
specialist (not generalist)65.530528.1153
healthy (not sickly)65.253424.9944
low-tech (not high-tech)65.129826.1928
complicated (not simple)64.944329.3907
moderate (not extreme)64.715326.4859
French (not Russian)64.628727.965
Greek (not Roman)64.65929.066
morning lark (not night owl)64.318628.1603
leisurely (not hurried)64.219424.51022
luddite (not technophile)64.125027.0864
🤔 (not 🤫)64.026733.3258
sad (not happy)63.941221.2916
politically correct (not edgy)63.721328.2893
dry (not moist)63.724728.2113
open to new experinces (not uncreative)63.651026.5822
literary (not mathematical)63.532627.8902
glad (not mad)63.521425.2234
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)63.431830.5217
traumatized (not flourishing)63.443026.299
poetic (not factual)63.421028.280
📈 (not 📉)63.338231.9260
mild (not spicy)63.218227.7983
strict (not lenient)63.138223.81000
conspiracist (not sheeple)63.143826.5667
fixable (not unfixable)63.133027.088
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)63.030029.3771
subdued (not exuberant)62.819927.293
provincial (not cosmopolitan)62.224629.8903
theoretical (not empirical)62.15928.4874
😏 (not 😬)62.034730.1234
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)61.944730.588
scientific (not artistic)61.840526.8950
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)61.821029.699
political (not nonpolitical)61.737431.4946
tall (not short)61.741720.1901
sheriff (not outlaw)61.634829.6996
fresh (not stinky)61.652129.1363
freelance (not corporate)61.640032.773
focused on the future (not focused on the present)61.519129.3983
tight (not loose)60.953426.7102
trolling (not triggered)60.917626.286
🧐 (not 😎)60.830133.9238
musical (not off-key)60.324326.781
💝 (not 💔)60.232333.5335
statist (not anarchist)60.136530.2356
smooth (not rough)60.034127.3944
orange (not purple)59.927929.5745
Swedish (not Italian)59.826428.779
outsider (not insider)59.636132.7670
privileged (not oppressed)59.658728.980
slovenly (not stylish)59.421728.0889
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)59.041630.7267
bossy (not meek)58.863223.2997
remote (not involved)58.611029.01011
western (not eastern)58.651930.3335
🥰 (not 🙃)58.634332.4319
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)58.245727.3847
brave (not careful)58.151828.71030
objective (not subjective)58.025129.7168
trusting (not charming)57.827530.9941
socialist (not libertarian)57.79731.5777
resistant (not resigned)57.670830.91027
sweet (not bitter)57.538724.1988
geriatric (not vibrant)57.219527.581
aloof (not obsessed)57.113027.0878
repetitive (not varied)56.950727.8341
domestic (not industrial)56.832928.0159
explorer (not builder)56.639030.51034
bright (not depressed)56.539727.7787
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)56.464331.9204
unassuming (not pretentious)56.327530.0245
roundabout (not direct)56.119130.2848
rigid (not flexible)56.049127.0965
monochrome (not multicolored)56.041033.9157
assertive (not passive)55.769028.2875
romantic (not dispassionate)55.764427.399
thin (not thick)55.653725.3588
😀 (not 😭)55.636328.8220
relaxed (not tense)55.217229.4987
hard (not soft)55.152225.2194
sleepy (not frenzied)55.08826.582
liberal (not conservative)54.953532.2223
folksy (not presidential)54.939430.994
weird (not normal)54.754226.8984
refined (not rugged)54.154329.4974
punk rock (not preppy)54.036628.481
trusting (not suspicious)53.435729.21009
playful (not shy)53.268624.9910
🥴 (not 🥳)53.253826.4208
official (not backdoor)52.938730.71002
🐿 (not 🦇)52.751030.3194
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')52.633029.6585
tailor (not blacksmith)52.661630.586
conventional (not creative)52.542529.9871
vague (not precise)52.526831.6724
low self esteem (not narcissistic)52.531824.7101
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)52.449230.6835
transient (not permanent)52.336332.0385
fortunate (not unlucky)52.144227.9933
idealist (not realist)51.844432.8188
hard (not soft)51.656924.7997
circular (not linear)51.645731.896
deviant (not average)51.560629.0693
regular (not zany)51.440627.5220
intense (not lighthearted)51.469129.1104
impartial (not biased)51.317929.7993
joyful (not miserable)51.334425.3230
🐴 (not 🦄)51.356435.5225
gloomy (not sunny)51.157527.587
basic (not hipster)51.067330.0957
macho (not metrosexual)51.036328.893
rebellious (not obedient)50.163431.1814
slow (not fast)50.827026.7928
concrete (not abstract)50.262231.5231
humorless (not funny)50.742026.0934
communal (not individualist)50.736633.9174
🐒 (not 🐩)50.345931.4180

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 Obi-Wan Kenobi based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Derrial Book (0.91)
  2. Gandalf (0.871)
  3. Alfred Pennyworth (0.847)
  4. Lester Freamon (0.84)
  5. Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding (0.825)
  1. Ziggy Sobotka (-0.706)
  2. Joffrey Baratheon (-0.681)
  3. Jonah Ryan (-0.655)
  4. Lisa (-0.65)
  5. Joey Donner (-0.644)

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: ENFP (r = 0.67)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.65)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = 0.52)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.48)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.38)
  6. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.29)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = 0.22)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.22)
  9. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.18)
  10. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.14)
  11. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = 0.12)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.09)
  13. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.08)
  14. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = -0.04)
  15. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = -0.07)
  16. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = -0.1)
  17. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = -0.11)
  18. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = -0.14)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.18)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = -0.23)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = -0.25)
  22. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = -0.28)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = -0.37)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = -0.64)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = -0.69)

Notes

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