ESS 2006: Government should reduce differences in income levels

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

Please say to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements The government should take measures to reduce differences in income levels

1 Agree strongly   
2 Agree   
3 Neither agree nor disagree  
4 Disagree   
5 Disagree strongly

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

Country / Government should reduce differences in income levels
Denmark – 2.92
UK – 2.54
Norway – 2.43
Germany – 2.37
Switzerland – 2.29
Sweden – 2.27
Belgium – 2.25
Slovakia – 2.07
Finland – 2.07
Estonia – 2.04
Poland – 2.00
Slovenia – 1.95
Cyprus – 1.91
France – 1.91
Spain – 1.89
Russia – 1.88
Portugal – 1.78
Hungary – 1.66
Bulgaria – 1.55

Source:
1. Europe Social Survey 2006

1 Comment

  1. ivana said,

    April 4, 2009 at 2:38 pm

    if we talk about measure, is it an ordinal, or a scale?


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