2.2.4.5. Trust in others (2013–)*

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Question Averages by sex Averages by age groups Averages by highest educational attainment
male female total 16–24 25–34 35–44 45–54 55–64 65–74 75 year or older ISCED Level 0–1 ISCED Level 2 ISCED Level 3–4 ISCED Level 5–6
year-old
2013
Would you say that most people can be trusted? 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.7 5.3 5.3 5.1 5.2 5.2 5.3 4.9 5.0 5.5 5.8
How much do you personally trust each of the following national institutions: Political system? 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.1 4.4 4.8 4.9 4.3 4.3 4.6 4.8
How much do you personally trust each of the following national institutions: Legal system? 5.0 5.2 5.1 5.4 5.3 5.1 4.9 5.0 5.2 5.4 4.9 4.9 5.3 5.5
How much do you personally trust each of the following national institutions: Police? 5.6 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.6 5.8 6.1 5.5 5.5 5.8 6.0
2015
Would you say that most people can be trusted? 5.0 4.9 5.0 5.4 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.8 5.0 5.4
How much do you personally trust each of the following national institutions: Political system? 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.3 4.3 4.0 4.1 4.0 4.1 4.4 4.0 4.0 4.2 4.4
How much do you personally trust each of the following national institutions: Legal system? 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.1 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.8 5.0 4.7 4.7 5.0 5.2
How much do you personally trust each of the following national institutions: Police? 5.6 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.9 5.4 5.5 5.7 5.9
2016
Would you say that most people can be trusted? 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.5 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.7 5.1 5.5
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2017
Would you say that most people can be trusted? 5.1 4.9 5.0 5.4 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.8 5.1 5.5
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2018
Would you say that most people can be trusted? 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.5 5.3 5.3 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.7 4.9 5.1 5.4
How much do you personally trust each of the following national institutions: Political system? 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.7
How much do you personally trust each of the following national institutions: Legal system? 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.0 5.2 5.3 5.7
How much do you personally trust each of the following national institutions: Police? 5.9 6.1 6.0 6.1 6.0 6.0 5.9 5.9 5.9 6.1 5.8 5.9 6.1 6.3
2019
Would you say that most people can be trusted? 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.5 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.7 4.9 5.3
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*Answers are on a scale of 0 to 10, where 0 means 'no trust at all' and 10 means 'complete trust'.  Preliminary data 

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