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Question: Generally speaking, would you say that people can be trusted or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people?
Choices: "People can almost always be trusted" "People can usually be trusted" "You usually can't be too careful in dealing with people" "You almost always can't be too careful in dealing with people"
Data: % of "People can almost always be trusted" "People can usually be trusted"
Period:
Area:
7 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Sweden73.3%
2 Germany58.5%
3 Australia57.9%
4 United Kingdom56.4%
5 United States40.9%
6 France 40.5%
7 Japan35.1%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 3 countries.

Source
ISSP 2017

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 3.052947 X +5.273
Correlation coefficient (r)0.839
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.704

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 7043.083692 X +47875.968
Correlation coefficient (r)0.143
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.020

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -0.003163 X +0.819
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.024
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 0.408378 X +1.517
Correlation coefficient (r)0.324
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.105

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -9.718581 X +16.491
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.550
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.303