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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:
21 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Denmark81.7%
2 Iceland73.7%
3 Sweden73.3%
4 Finland69.4%
5 Switzerland66.2%
6 New Zealand65.3%
7 Germany58.5%
8 Czech Republic58.4%
9 Austria58.1%
10 Australia57.9%
11 United Kingdom56.4%
12 Spain53.1%
13 Mexico48.0%
14 Hungary46.7%
15 Lithuania44.9%
16 Israel44.1%
17 Slovakia43.2%
18 United States40.9%
19 France40.5%
20 Japan 35.1%
21 Slovenia33.6%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 17 countries.

Source
ISSP 2017

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 2.640379 X +5.472
Correlation coefficient (r)0.733
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.537

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 85822.428609 X -749.986
Correlation coefficient (r)0.538
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.289

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = 10.210645 X +74.532
Correlation coefficient (r)0.350
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.122

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -0.159559 X +1.753
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.061
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.004

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data21
Regression equation
Y = -4.280613 X +12.738
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.162
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.026