One in ten trust Iceland’s bank system
Iceland’s bank system and parliament have come bottom of a survey asking the public how much they trust various institutions and official bodies.
According to the results of a new Gallup poll, just 12% of people trust the country’s bankers. Politicians fare little better, with just 17% of respondents saying they trust Iceland’s national parliament, Alþingi.
At the other end of the scale are the Icelandic Police (72% trust) and the Icelandic Coast Guard (92% – up eleven percentage points since the last poll).
The big fallers from the last poll are the health system (down 14 p.p.), the courts (down 11 p.p.) and Reykjavik City Council (down 12 p.p.).
The full set of results can be seen below: