Political Survey

In this survey, you are asked to give your opinion of a set of statements characterising political views. Please rate each statement on the scale given, which runs from "strongly disagree" to "strongly agree".


For statistical purposes, please tell us where you live:

The following are a set of propositions. Tell us whether you agree with them, as they would apply to the country where you live.

Overall, economic migrants bring benefits to our country.

There are some ethnic groups who can never be fully integrated into our society.

Dealing with nuisance crimes like petty vandalism doesn't make serious crime less likely.

Legal protection for free expression creates more trouble than it's worth.

Workers in the public sector shouldn't expect to earn as much as those doing similar jobs in private industry.

It doesn't matter whether the mix of minorities in public institutions reflects their numbers in the general population.

It is never necessary to break the law to make a legitimate point of view heard.

Officials like public prosecutors should be directly elected rather than chosen by the government.

Nobody should go hungry, even if they refuse to work.

Everyone should have the right to trial by jury.

It's more important to make the poor richer than to decrease the gap between rich and poor.

Some medical research would require so many animal experiments that it should not be done, whatever the benefits.

Our society doesn't need any more lawyers.

Large corporations are more important to the economy than small businesses.

Shared religious belief isn't an important part of our society.


Political Survey: an open, honest version of politicalcompass.org.
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