Average view on the impact of science and technology

scale 1-10, 2009–2020

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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