Expertise, quality, objectivity

Those polled consider television to be the trustworthiest institution (trusted by 66%), followed by their mayor (61%), the president of the republic (60%) and newspapers in general (60%). The majority of the population also trusts the army (57%) and the police (55%). Roughly two fifths of those surveyed expressed trust in courts, trade unions and their regional president. The prime minister and churches are trusted by approximately a third of respondents.

Those polled put the least trust in private enterprises and in particular political parties and members of parliament. The percentage of respondents who distrust a certain institution is highest in case of political parties (74%). A large proportion of respondents also distrust courts, churches and the prime minister (51% - 60%).