ESS 2006: Placement on left right scale

In Europe Social Survey 2006, the following question is asked:

In politics people sometimes talk of “left” and “right”. Where would you place yourself on this scale, where 0 means the left and 10 means the right?

0 Left

10 Right

The participants from 19 countries answered the question above and here is the mean score value of the result:

Country / Placement on left right scale
Poland – 5.77
Finland – 5.72
Estonia – 5.41
Denmark – 5.40
Hungary – 5.33
Norway – 5.25
Sweden – 5.22
Cyprus – 5.21
Russia – 5.15
UK – 5.12
Slovakia – 5.02
Switzerland – 5.00
Belgium – 4.94
Portugal – 4.92
France – 4.83
Slovenia – 4.78
Spain – 4.50
Germany – 4.41
Bulgaria – 4.26

Source:
1. Europe Social Survey 2006

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