Americans' Trust in Congress Is Waning

November 15th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter, Statista.com
by Niall McCarthy

Which institutions do Americans trust least in 2014?

 

Follow up:

According to the Harris Poll, trust in Congress is waning - 72 percent of American adults reported a decline in trust over the past few years. The White House has also experienced a major deterioration in trust with 53 percent of people reporting that they trust it less than before.

Considering the magnitude of the financial crisis and property slump, it comes as little surprise that trust levels in financial institutions have also plummeted. Mortgage lenders have done especially badly in the trust stakes, along with banks. This stems from personal experience coupled with quality, service and poor customer care, according to the Harris Poll.

This chart shows the level of trust placed in various US institutions over the past few years.

Infographic: Americans' Trust in Congress Is Waning | Statista
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