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.

Economic globalisation will decrease inequality.

Overall, young people don't benefit from compulsory military service.

Some overseas aid projects should be funded by the taxpayer, and can't be left to charities.

Services like health care, education and social security should be provided by the government, not by private enterprise.

Our society needs more lawyers.

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

Overall, economic migrants bring benefits to our country.

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

It's more important to punish criminals than to rehabilitate them.

Civilians are never a legitimate military target.

Marijuana is a more dangerous drug than alcohol.

Officials like public prosecutors should be chosen by the government, not directly elected.

Drug abuse is a problem primarily because of its effects on society, not its effects on drug users alone.

We don't need religious faith to have a sense of right and wrong.

Correct grammar is important.


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