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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 Switzerland5.21
17 Iceland5.17
18 Denmark5.12
19 Belgium5.11
20 France5.10
21 Austria 4.87
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 12 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.470757 X +9.258
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.239
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.057

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -8354.260993 X +85870.501
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.139
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.019

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -1.916176 X +91.055
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.282
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.080

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)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -2.282911 X +25.504
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.144
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.021