Average view on the impact of science and technology

scale 1-10, 2009–2020

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Country200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Algeria6.50
Andorra6.056.126.196.266.336.416.486.556.626.696.766.83
Azerbaijan8.55
Argentina4.955.245.545.836.136.436.376.326.276.216.166.11
Australia7.117.247.387.517.657.787.767.737.707.687.657.63
Armenia6.74
Bangladesh8.32
Brazil6.616.526.426.336.246.156.146.136.126.116.106.09
Belarus7.53
Bolivia5.45
Bulgaria5.82
Burkina Faso5.24
Chile5.865.875.885.895.905.905.835.755.685.605.535.45
China7.727.547.357.176.996.817.087.357.637.908.188.45
Canada7.01
Colombia6.226.196.176.156.136.116.076.046.015.975.945.90
Cyprus6.706.656.606.566.516.476.496.526.556.586.616.64
Ecuador6.896.706.506.306.105.915.71
Estonia7.52
Ethiopia6.726.776.836.896.957.017.077.127.187.247.307.36
Finland6.66
Georgia4.975.455.936.426.907.39
West Bank and Gaza6.28
Germany6.957.017.077.137.207.267.317.357.407.447.497.54
Ghana7.137.046.956.866.776.68
Greece7.32
Guatemala6.34
Haiti6.17
Hong Kong6.926.956.997.027.057.097.12
Hungary4.87
India6.256.366.476.576.686.79
Indonesia7.057.117.177.237.297.357.417.477.527.587.647.70
Iran7.09
Iraq7.527.507.487.467.457.437.41
Italy6.37
Japan4.975.105.235.365.495.625.715.805.895.986.066.15
Kazakhstan8.508.328.147.967.777.597.41
Jordan7.087.047.006.966.926.886.766.656.546.436.316.20
South Korea6.476.646.816.987.157.327.307.287.267.247.227.20
Kuwait7.42
Kyrgyzstan7.647.767.877.998.118.228.34
Lebanon6.106.266.416.566.726.877.02
Libya8.11
Macau7.29
Mali5.61
Malaysia6.106.316.536.746.967.187.127.067.006.946.886.82
Mexico5.876.026.176.316.466.616.586.566.536.506.476.45
Moldova6.04
Morocco4.294.755.215.676.136.59
Burma (Myanmar)6.47
Netherlands7.17
New Zealand7.067.117.167.217.267.317.37
Nicaragua5.99
Nigeria6.936.946.956.966.976.986.99
Norway6.90
Pakistan7.847.767.687.607.517.437.35
Peru4.885.125.355.585.826.055.975.895.815.735.645.56
Philippines6.186.216.246.276.306.336.35
Poland6.556.776.997.207.427.64
Puerto Rico6.10
Qatar8.17
Romania5.515.725.946.166.386.596.586.566.556.536.526.50
Russia7.247.297.357.407.467.517.57
Rwanda6.496.847.207.567.918.27
Serbia6.086.146.206.256.316.376.436.496.556.616.676.72
Singapore7.05
Slovenia6.256.356.446.546.646.73
South Africa6.746.766.786.806.836.85
Zimbabwe7.347.377.397.417.447.467.48
Spain6.236.366.496.636.766.89
Sweden7.117.157.207.247.287.33
Switzerland6.95
Tajikistan8.10
Thailand6.166.236.306.376.446.516.596.666.746.826.906.98
Trinidad and Tobago6.546.596.656.706.756.80
Tunisia5.675.665.655.645.635.625.61
Turkey7.447.447.447.447.447.447.337.227.117.006.896.78
Ukraine5.185.686.196.707.207.71
Egypt7.507.557.607.667.717.777.447.126.796.476.145.82
United States6.906.967.027.087.157.217.227.247.257.277.287.30
Uruguay5.385.565.745.916.096.27
Uzbekistan8.85
Vietnam8.108.128.158.178.198.218.238.268.288.308.328.35
Yemen7.08
Zambia6.32

Respondents were asked to answer whether they thought the world is better off, or worse off, because of science and technology using a scale from 1-10. 1 means that “the world is a lot worse off,” and 10 means that “the world is a lot better off.” This dataset reflects the average view that respondents in a given country held towards the impact of science and technology on the world.

Source: World Values Survey