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Question: In politics people sometimes talk of left and right. Where would you place yourself on a scale from 0 to 10 where 0 means the left and 10 means the right?
Choices: 0 "Left" - 10 "Right"
Data: Average score
Period:
Area:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Poland5.89
2 Turkey5.86
3 Israel5.80
4 Finland5.56
5 Japan5.51
6 Hungary5.43
7 Republic of Korea5.41
8 Netherlands5.37
9 Norway5.35
10 Czech Republic5.34
11 Lithuania5.32
12 Australia5.30
13 United Kingdom5.26
14 United States5.25
15 Slovakia5.21
15 Switzerland 5.21
17 Iceland5.17
18 Denmark5.12
19 Belgium5.11
20 France5.10
21 Austria4.87
21 Chile4.87
23 Germany4.82
24 Sweden4.80
25 Slovenia4.59
26 Spain4.49

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 11 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.395599 X +8.863
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.204
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.042

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -8629.763625 X +87801.313
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.143
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.020

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -2.035475 X +91.552
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.294
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.086

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.315060 X +0.018
Correlation coefficient (r)0.314
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.099

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 1.023299 X +6.555
Correlation coefficient (r)0.085
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.007