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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:
26 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Denmark81.4%
2 Norway75.4%
3 Sweden73.7%
4 Iceland69.0%
5 Netherlands65.7%
6 Switzerland64.9%
7 Finland63.1%
8 Australia60.8%
9 Austria60.0%
10 Czech Republic56.0%
11 Germany52.1%
12 Republic of Korea50.2%
13 United Kingdom50.1%
14 Spain49.5%
15 Belgium41.8%
16 Hungary40.7%
17 United States37.5%
18 Israel37.4%
19 France34.0%
20 Japan 33.9%
21 Slovakia32.5%
22 Slovenia29.9%
23 Lithuania24.2%
24 Poland20.2%
25 Chile19.0%
26 Turkiye14.6%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 12 countries.

Source
ISSP 2014

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 2.607706 X +5.548
Correlation coefficient (r)0.726
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.527

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 96831.447494 X +119.923
Correlation coefficient (r)0.743
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.552

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 10.230203 X +75.542
Correlation coefficient (r)0.585
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.342

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = -0.054419 X +1.636
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.028
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data26
Regression equation
Y = 0.411534 X +10.445
Correlation coefficient (r)0.019
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000