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Andy Bernard Personality Statistics

Andy Bernard is a character from The Office. 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
privileged (not oppressed)93.73910.740
chatty (not reserved)92.24011.3576
expressive (not stoic)90.04014.0574
extrovert (not introvert)89.55813.7560
dramatic (not no-nonsense)89.34716.7246
loud (not quiet)89.28414.6557
sensitive (not thick-skinned)87.72016.1577
frenzied (not sleepy)86.34014.639
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)86.22515.7161
manicured (not scruffy)86.021917.2606
playful (not shy)85.816116.0531
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)85.72923.643
moody (not stable)85.511915.6562
gregarious (not private)85.33916.8577
emotional (not logical)85.26717.0567
sheltered (not street-smart)84.83019.8498
idealist (not realist)84.84116.9378
preppy (not punk rock)84.810123.450
exuberant (not subdued)84.67918.120
head@clouds (not down2earth)84.66918.1563
dorky (not cool)84.64417.6140
gossiping (not confidential)84.17016.3613
juvenile (not mature)83.67516.0363
foolish (not wise)83.64114.2555
flamboyant (not modest)83.311118.3568
codependent (not independent)83.24619.0620
romantic (not dispassionate)83.214024.340
💃 (not 🧕)82.915021.0243
patriotic (not unpatriotic)82.610420.5185
anxious (not calm)82.510915.1533
whimsical (not rational)82.49017.3565
zany (not regular)82.211119.3156
social (not reclusive)82.112420.8291
oblivious (not alert)82.04319.8183
metrosexual (not macho)81.95818.035
tailor (not blacksmith)81.97426.936
self-destructive (not self-improving)81.811220.335
cringeworthy (not inspiring)81.57018.2380
flimsy (not sturdy)81.22021.434
bold (not shy)80.954220.5517
arrogant (not humble)80.824418.5564
weird (not normal)80.715816.2564
jealous (not compersive)80.610618.7505
unambiguous (not mysterious)80.65421.0575
competitive (not cooperative)80.530023.7529
soft (not hard)80.49320.4370
🐿 (not 🦇)80.49825.1169
first-mate (not captain)80.315024.0551
crazy (not sane)80.213818.8169
lost (not enlightened)80.27021.934
impatient (not patient)80.122621.6230
musical (not off-key)80.06526.541
impulsive (not cautious)79.920023.1520
French (not Russian)79.35819.431
nerd (not jock)79.128224.6572
soft (not hard)79.010320.7536
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)78.815122.8212
open-book (not secretive)78.77021.235
😜 (not 🤐)78.516125.2153
biased (not impartial)78.318921.4489
vulnerable (not armoured)78.36922.6450
playful (not serious)78.013222.2575
involved (not remote)77.921122.2505
beta (not alpha)77.712125.4469
ludicrous (not sensible)77.612921.9552
vain (not demure)77.618821.1536
🤡 (not 👽)77.64123.0185
soulful (not soulless)77.343224.3373
pretentious (not unassuming)77.220725.3183
optimistic (not pessimistic)76.815824.2488
offended (not chill)76.721624.843
goof-off (not studious)76.415422.4184
apprentice (not master)76.39221.9234
dunce (not genius)76.16218.2589
awkward (not suspicious)76.19423.8553
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)76.116526.5376
tense (not relaxed)76.044324.6498
noob (not pro)76.04025.4172
roundabout (not direct)75.72824.2540
artistic (not scientific)75.318323.6487
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)75.219828.0507
English (not German)75.237626.928
clumsy (not coordinated)75.112420.8526
pack rat (not minimalist)74.97823.8171
incompetent (not competent)74.86521.9504
puny (not mighty)74.75720.2551
extreme (not moderate)74.739926.0460
morning lark (not night owl)74.510224.6352
curious (not apathetic)74.129822.1536
lavish (not frugal)74.021924.6530
persistent (not quitter)73.991328.1141
vanilla (not kinky)73.518028.1538
warm (not cold)73.430022.0462
whippersnapper (not sage)73.410824.630
🤔 (not 🤫)73.310725.7174
submissive (not dominant)73.313524.3604
deranged (not reasonable)73.119620.6154
bold (not serious)73.125422.7584
cheery (not sorrowful)73.016822.3518
refined (not rugged)72.633825.0510
imaginative (not practical)72.616825.4501
awkward (not charming)72.613923.0578
active (not slothful)72.565622.2451
multicolored (not monochrome)72.519430.2363
instinctual (not reasoned)72.230024.2555
indulgent (not sober)72.129624.6505
driven (not unambitious)72.181824.1462
fast-talking (not slow-talking)72.131126.537
obsessed (not aloof)72.030028.9511
poetic (not factual)71.713923.642
open (not guarded)71.39227.6556
sunny (not gloomy)71.324825.638
literary (not mathematical)71.323524.5500
rich (not poor)71.042924.1515
plays hard (not works hard)70.718022.0559
decorative (not utilitarian)70.612026.1335
circular (not linear)70.611030.224
😬 (not 😏)70.514028.6176
ignorant (not knowledgeable)70.511022.251
🦄 (not 🐴)70.420330.7170
go-getter (not slugabed)70.269923.8117
🐀 (not 🐘)69.916128.0257
shallow (not deep)69.816024.5214
vibrant (not geriatric)69.547727.243
punchable (not loveable)69.420729.141
moist (not dry)69.316429.036
overspender (not penny-pincher)69.322629.4254
stylish (not slovenly)69.247926.6520
funny (not humorless)69.239025.3535
unobservant (not perceptive)68.77128.431
🎩 (not 🧢)68.642432.4172
chaotic (not orderly)68.533926.1521
abstract (not concrete)68.420127.2179
obedient (not rebellious)68.320526.7452
gatherer (not hunter)68.230730.548
repetitive (not varied)68.126027.7246
domestic (not industrial)68.120426.9330
basic (not hipster)67.639830.3554
existentialist (not nihilist)67.626424.3294
experimental (not reliable)67.428327.533
triggered (not trolling)67.238331.436
hypocritical (not equitable)67.027225.3392
open to new experinces (not uncreative)66.959628.6510
explorer (not builder)66.931924.7511
outsider (not insider)66.730824.7396
selfish (not altruistic)66.635326.2565
insecure (not confident)66.615332.0540
subjective (not objective)66.515029.9315
🤣 (not 😊)66.522527.3163
kind (not cruel)66.467223.8512
helpless (not resourceful)66.36924.9393
libertarian (not socialist)66.120728.9472
overprepared (not efficient)66.06827.233
traumatized (not flourishing)65.649327.642
hesitant (not decisive)65.314329.0555
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)65.264131.4168
👟 (not 🥾)65.034232.4191
valedictorian (not drop out)64.964828.5154
healthy (not sickly)64.871225.0531
urban (not rural)64.562132.1232
spontaneous (not deliberate)64.425630.8570
theist (not atheist)64.322926.6312
neat (not messy)64.160128.5384
feisty (not gracious)64.065525.4533
scrub (not legit)64.012327.9256
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)63.742636.2157
highbrow (not lowbrow)63.551228.7528
spontaneous (not scheduled)63.438130.7551
variable (not consistent)63.321132.145
tight (not loose)63.364930.135
lenient (not strict)63.234627.7537
unlucky (not fortunate)63.237329.0528
sheriff (not outlaw)62.744026.7519
tiresome (not interesting)62.613329.6563
📉 (not 📈)62.613431.6186
creepy (not disarming)62.520626.5234
wavering (not resolute)62.511828.1136
loyal (not traitorous)62.487229.0478
bookish (not sporty)62.462727.4449
💔 (not 💝)62.435631.9245
indiscreet (not tactful)62.019830.4167
charismatic (not uninspiring)61.885630.1542
wild (not tame)61.859327.9531
innocent (not worldly)61.722827.3516
🐷 (not 🐮)61.722632.3270
average (not deviant)61.424930.7348
🤠 (not 🤑)61.356735.4155
vague (not precise)61.219228.5383
civilized (not barbaric)61.172928.5536
unfixable (not fixable)61.128728.643
🧗 (not 🛌)61.062229.7254
🙃 (not 🥰)60.740732.7259
🐐 (not 🦒)60.756633.1287
diligent (not lazy)60.6102727.5545
cannibal (not vegan)60.345432.446
happy (not sad)60.131427.2535
philosophical (not real)60.117927.9364
cosmopolitan (not provincial)59.944429.9454
feminine (not masculine)59.843420.2571
lustful (not chaste)59.855127.5498
astonishing (not methodical)59.830528.0510
devout (not heathen)59.850926.7457
irrelevant (not important)59.710828.2307
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)59.647230.9249
political (not nonpolitical)59.554228.5491
🏌 (not 🤺)59.515736.9201
lewd (not tasteful)59.430627.1560
theoretical (not empirical)59.315530.3481
folksy (not presidential)59.341931.444
enslaved (not emancipated)59.218229.2436
self-conscious (not self-assured)59.120935.8480
disorganized (not self-disciplined)59.027830.1519
conservative (not liberal)59.030831.2179
vengeful (not forgiving)58.853530.5526
orange (not purple)58.740232.5455
mischievous (not well behaved)58.466028.9550
🧠 (not 💪)58.478726.0167
trusting (not suspicious)58.340331.9506
sheeple (not conspiracist)58.219232.4364
historical (not modern)58.142527.3360
intense (not lighthearted)58.177934.050
creative (not conventional)57.857230.3492
mild (not spicy)57.834331.5525
transient (not permanent)57.731528.6212
joyful (not miserable)57.637928.0192
mainstream (not arcane)57.535132.3489
scholarly (not crafty)57.538327.8601
statist (not anarchist)57.353529.7226
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)57.348439.333
rigid (not flexible)57.260729.8510
repulsive (not attractive)57.024525.5527
tall (not short)57.063723.0496
judgemental (not accepting)57.058430.7361
unprepared (not hoarder)57.030129.5450
chortling (not giggling)57.070035.231
metaphorical (not literal)56.926830.7522
genuine (not sarcastic)56.856831.4535
family-first (not work-first)56.756329.8537
🐩 (not 🐒)56.754636.1176
Swedish (not Italian)56.542330.328
rhythmic (not stuttering)56.587231.440
human (not animalistic)56.485028.9416
hedonist (not monastic)56.457830.3117
communal (not individualist)56.334632.9372
proper (not scandalous)56.255329.0542
complimentary (not insulting)56.259329.4411
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')56.119130.8359
not introspective (not introspective)56.128731.0248
passive (not assertive)56.025931.2460
eloquent (not unpolished)56.072828.5535
low IQ (not high IQ)56.018424.3576
young (not old)55.871922.4573
autistic (not neurotypical)55.613728.0512
careful (not brave)55.135228.9526
low-tech (not high-tech)55.158725.1477
generalist (not specialist)55.131630.4329
slacker (not workaholic)55.124627.5371
extraordinary (not mundane)54.985030.7461
bright (not depressed)54.959326.2476
sweet (not bitter)54.757827.9535
wholesome (not salacious)54.766629.9155
queer (not straight)54.619825.1232
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)54.570029.4462
fresh (not stinky)54.485129.5240
believable (not poorly-written)54.4118429.936
😇 (not 😈)54.361927.6177
corporate (not freelance)54.348537.428
quarrelsome (not warm)54.266529.9549
🥳 (not 🥴)54.245833.3162
resistant (not resigned)54.1101628.9478
thin (not thick)54.172225.6394
intellectual (not physical)54.077828.7481
gendered (not androgynous)54.0114631.3227
mad (not glad)54.070530.4191
simple (not complicated)53.932731.6470
close-minded (not open-minded)53.842828.6550
slow (not fast)53.529527.1527
egalitarian (not racist)53.5104527.7147
focused on the future (not focused on the present)53.450030.9550
meek (not bossy)53.434129.6520
democratic (not authoritarian)53.465531.7486
politically correct (not edgy)53.348029.4528
trusting (not charming)53.250529.1517
smooth (not rough)53.160127.3492
😀 (not 😭)53.156932.1220
technophile (not luddite)52.755526.0431
hurried (not leisurely)52.671729.4575
treasure (not trash)52.6101728.4178
claustrophobic (not spelunker)52.638335.031
skeptical (not spiritual)52.492928.9490
beautiful (not ugly)52.4101823.8401
heroic (not villainous)52.394423.7507
straightforward (not cryptic)52.394631.2528
angry (not good-humored)52.256528.2469
classical (not avant-garde)52.273332.0320
Roman (not Greek)52.260832.926
child free (not pronatalist)52.186033.0410
nurturing (not poisonous)52.177027.2221
🤖 (not 👻)52.156834.3154
ranged (not melee)52.175231.619
low self esteem (not narcissistic)52.044735.524
formal (not intimate)51.862831.3256
rude (not respectful)51.751027.1554
official (not backdoor)51.756030.5548
🧐 (not 😎)51.658230.8163
pure (not debased)51.467727.9536
prestigious (not disreputable)51.482229.2509
western (not eastern)51.298537.6226
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)51.167929.4187
demonic (not angelic)50.954325.7499
pacifist (not ferocious)50.249230.3556
unorthodox (not traditional)50.873132.8379
honorable (not cunning)50.677027.6538
sexist (not feminist)50.641429.0229
🌟 (not 💩)50.498931.2166

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Craig Pelton (0.793)
  2. Gretchen Wieners (0.758)
  3. Tobias Funke (0.735)
  4. Lorna Morello (0.727)
  5. Michael Scott (0.727)
  1. Mike Ehrmantraut (-0.637)
  2. Jet Black (-0.57)
  3. 'Chief' Bromden (-0.56)
  4. Blondie (-0.547)
  5. Ron Swanson (-0.542)

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: INTP (r = 0.01)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = -0.04)
  3. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = -0.09)
  4. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = -0.14)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = -0.18)
  6. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.19)
  7. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = -0.19)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = -0.22)
  9. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = -0.25)
  10. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.25)
  11. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = -0.3)
  12. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = -0.31)
  13. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = -0.32)
  14. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = -0.35)
  15. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = -0.37)
  16. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = -0.39)
  17. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = -0.41)
  18. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = -0.41)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = -0.43)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = -0.44)
  21. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = -0.44)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = -0.47)
  23. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = -0.55)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = -0.56)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = -0.61)


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