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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 Austria4.87
21 Chile 4.87
23 Germany4.82
24 Sweden4.80
25 Slovenia4.59
26 Spain4.49

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 10 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.304063 X +8.360
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.160
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.026

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -6042.869056 X +74933.101
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.182
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.033

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -2.040074 X +91.083
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.277
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.077

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.299703 X +0.120
Correlation coefficient (r)0.296
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.088

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