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Question: How much you agree or disagree with the statement "Most civil servants can be trusted to do what is best for the country"?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
25 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Switzerland55.6%
2 Norway47.6%
3 Denmark44.2%
4 Finland44.1%
5 New Zealand36.9%
6 Australia33.1%
7 United Kingdom32.6%
8 Germany30.6%
9 Iceland29.0%
10 Hungary27.0%
11 Sweden25.8%
12 Belgium25.2%
13 Latvia24.4%
14 Turkiye23.6%
15 France22.8%
16 Israel22.5%
17 Republic of Korea21.5%
18 United States 21.4%
19 Japan17.3%
20 Slovakia16.5%
21 Czech Republic16.4%
22 Chile15.4%
22 Spain15.4%
24 Slovenia14.9%
25 Lithuania8.7%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 13 countries.

Source
ISSP 2016

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 3.517756 X +5.832
Correlation coefficient (r)0.588
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.346

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 147303.223370 X +5594.313
Correlation coefficient (r)0.756
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.572

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = 10.248230 X +77.867
Correlation coefficient (r)0.420
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.176

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -0.175434 X +1.651
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.059
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.003

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population)
No. of data25
Regression equation
Y = -10.003496 X +16.531
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.198
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.039