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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:
34 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Philippines6.80
2 Poland5.89
3 Turkey5.86
4 Israel5.80
5 Croatia5.67
6 Finland5.56
7 Japan 5.51
8 Hungary5.43
9 Republic of Korea5.41
10 Netherlands5.37
11 Norway5.35
12 Czech Republic5.34
12 Venezuela5.34
14 Lithuania5.32
15 Australia5.30
15 Taiwan5.30
17 Georgia5.29
18 United Kingdom5.26
19 United States5.25
20 Russian Federation5.21
20 Slovakia5.21
20 Switzerland5.21
23 Iceland5.17
24 Denmark5.12
25 Belgium5.11
25 South Africa5.11
27 France5.10
28 Austria4.87
28 Chile4.87
30 Germany4.82
31 Sweden4.80
32 India4.64
33 Slovenia4.59
34 Spain4.49

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 204 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data34
Regression equation
Y = -0.178805 X +7.386
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.079
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.006

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data32
Regression equation
Y = -10449.265417 X +90605.767
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.195
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.038

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data33
Regression equation
Y = -2.004092 X +89.638
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.183
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.033

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data33
Regression equation
Y = 0.307996 X +0.130
Correlation coefficient (r)0.336
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.113

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data33
Regression equation
Y = -4.274022 X +35.993
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.292
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.085