Trust in Professions: Long-term trends

Who do you trust? Ipsos MORI's long-term trends research into the professions the public trust most - and least.

Trust in Professions: Long-term trends

Q Now I will read out a list of different types of people. For each, would you tell me whether you generally trust them to tell the truth or not?

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 DocTeaPrfJudCleSciTVPlcOrdPlsCivTUBusGovJouPltChaCouBuiBanLGNHSEstHaiLawNurEcoWeaFoo
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Tell the truth
19838279-7785-636157-251825161918-------------
19938484706880-72636452373232111014-------------
199786837072716374615655362729121515-------------
199991897977806374616049473928231523-------------
200087857677786373605246473828211520-------------
200189867878786575635246433927201817-------------
200291857777806471595447453725201319-------------
200391877472716566645346463328201818-------------
200492898075756970635549513930232022-------------
200591887776737063585650443724201620-------------
200692888075757266615651484131221920-------------
200790867878736561595245443826221818-------------
200892877978747266656048484530241921-------------
200992888080717063605445443825162213-------------
201188817472687162635539473429171914-31-2926--------
201389 86 -82 66 83 69 65 64 50 53 41 34 -2118 ---21---------
201490 86 80 71 83 67 66 62 51 55 39 32 19 2216 ---31-4922------
20158986-80677965686853594635222521474342373749256951----
20169188-816980677165495643332024154643-37-483068529348--
2017918785816583677464505945361927175041-38--27-5494-7626
Not tell the truth
19831414-1811-253227-637165747375-------------
1993119122113-18262128505457818479-------------
199710111219202214302828505660807678-------------
1999771016142717312835414760707972-------------
20009101115162518333435404760727874-------------
20017101015152217273434454661737577-------------
20026101115142319313135424962727973-------------
2003681119202224263234415360737575-------------
200457916171920282930374458707271-------------
2005681016181825323131434663717773-------------
200657816171621292929374256707272-------------
2007691014172227313332434562717576-------------
200868914171624272732394059747073-------------
200958913192027313338434966797282-------------
2011812131720 1726272537344655747080-57-6257--------
201311-1327 11 24 28  26 34 38 47 57 72 77 ---75---------
2014811-1524142729303738516276 7280---65--73------
20151011-16271530292634324255727074435051595343682341----
201689-162615282729423948607671824652-58-46652644645--
20177119153013292330433549607869804555-59--70-415-2267
Don't know
198347-54-12716-1211101087-------------
19935718117-10111520138611867-------------
1997461899151291617141711897-------------
199924114610971116121312765-------------
2000451386121081419141512766-------------
2001351277138101419121513785-------------
20022511851311101517141413888-------------
2003251599131091520131312777-------------
20043511881210101721131713887-------------
20054413891212101419131613987-------------
200635121091313101521151714898-------------
200745128101312101522131711876-------------
2008251288121081319121511666-------------
2009341181010 991317121210575-------------
20114713121213121020241920169116-12-918--------
2013 -577 1016913 -7---4---------
20142 -8 11 7 6 5---4--5------
2015 - 13812  10 6510775108788----
201613-355526958645485-5-756418--
2017235444335756534354-3--3-4*-17

 

Base: c.1,000 British adults aged 15+ each year (for 2005, UK data are also available) interviewed face-to-face

N.B. 2013 data is based on telephone interviews with a representative sample of 1,000 adults aged 15+ across Great Britain

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