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.

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

Aid projects abroad should always be funded by charities, not the taxpayer.

There is a place for organised religion in government.

Religious faith needn't be based on the literal word of God.

Scientists bear no moral responsibility for how their discoveries are used.

The government should subsidise farmers so that they stay in business, even if it would be cheaper to buy food from abroad.

A person's social status shouldn't depend on who their parents are.

Economic globalisation will decrease inequality.

The people of this country have a very different character to those of our neighbours.

Workers in the public sector should be paid as much as those doing similar jobs in private industry.

There is a danger that some large corporations will become more powerful than governments.

The government should raise revenue by taxing income rather than consumption.

Schools should concentrate on training people for the workforce.

Correct grammar doesn't matter.

Small businesses are more important to the economy than large corporations.


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