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Trust in People from other Countries

Eurobarometer 6, 14, 17, 25

I would like to ask you about how much you would trust (people from your own country as well as) people from different countries.

  1. very trustworthy 
  2. fairly trustworthy 
  3. not very trustworthy 
  4. not at all trustworthy

ECS70 and Eurobarometer 33, 35.0, 39.0, 41.1, 44.0, 46.0

I would like to ask you (a question) about how much trust you have in people from various countries.

  1. Lot of trust 
  2. Some trust 
  3. Not very much trust 
  4. No trust at all

Answer categories Eurobarometer 44.0 and 47.0

  1. Tend to trust them 
  2. Tend not to trust them
ZA Study Number Eurobarometer Fieldwork Month Fieldwork Year Question Number Variable Name 
0626 ECS70 2-3 1970 Q.27 (2) V57-V74
0990 6 11 1976 Q.125 (3) V24-V36
1039 14 10-11 1980 Q.138 (4) V28-V44
1208 17 3-4 1982 Q.166 (5) V107-V110
1543 25 3-4 1986 Q.211 (6) V231-V248
1753 33 3-4 1990 Q.46 (7) V118-V142
2493 CEEB1 - 1990 Q.241 (1) V302-V331
2031 35.0 3 1991 Q.7 (8) V24/V25
2346 39.0 3-4 1993 Q.10 (9) V73-V87
2491 41.1 6-7 1994 Q.2 (9) V32-V46
2689 44.0 10-11 1995 Q.36 (10) V298-V317
2898 46.0 10-11 1996 Q.14 (11) V81-V105
2935 47.0 1-2 1997 Q.11 (10) V64 to V83

(1) Asked in CSFR and Poland only!   

(2) Americans, Russians, Italians, Germans, French, Chinese, British, Swiss

(3) Americans, Russians, Italians, Germans, French, Chinese, British, Swiss, Irish, Belgians, Luxembourgers, Dutch, Danish

(4) Americans, Russians, Italians, Germans, French, Chinese, British, Swiss, Irish, Belgians, Luxembourgers, Dutch, Danish, Spanish, Greeks, Portuguese, Japanese

(5) Americans, Russians, Chinese, Japanese

(6) Americans, Russians, Italians, Germans, French, Chinese, British, Swiss, Irish, Belgians, Luxembourgers, Dutch, Danish, Spanish, Greeks, Portuguese, Japanese, Turks

(7) Americans, Russians, Italians, West/East Germans, French, Chinese, British, Swiss, Irish, Belgians, Luxembourgers, Dutch, Danish, Spanish, Greeks, Portuguese, Japanese, Turks, Poles, Hungarians, Rumanians, Czechoslovaks, Bulgarians, Yugoslavs

(8) Americans, Russians

(9) Americans, Russians, Italians, Germans, French, British, Irish, Belgians, Luxembourgers, Dutch, Danish, Spanish, Greeks, Portuguese, Japanese

(10) Americans, Russians, Italians, Germans, French, British, Irish, Belgians, Luxembourgers, Dutch, Danish, Spanish, Greeks, Portuguese, Poles, Hungarians, Czechs, Austrians, Finns, Swedish

(11) Americans, Russians, Italians, Germans, French, British, Irish, Belgians, Luxembourgers, Dutch, Danish, Spanish, Greeks, Portuguese, Poles, Hungarians, Czechs, Austrians, Finns, Swedish, Swiss, Norwegians, Slovaks, Turks, Japanese