US trust in institutions

The latest Gallup poll looks at how much trust the US public has in various institutions. In order they are:

  1. Military 72%
  2. Small business 70%
  3. Police 57%
  4. Organised religion 41%
  5. Supreme Court 40%
  6. Medical system 37%
  7. Public schools 36%
  8. Presidency 32%
  9. Banks 32%
  10. Organised labor 28%
  11. Newspapers 27%
  12. Criminal justice system 27%
  13. TV News 24%
  14. Big business 21%
  15. Internet news 16%
  16. Congress 12%

If you look at Republicans and Democrats , the results are:

  1. Military 82% (GOP) and 64% (Dems)
  2. Small business 73% and 67%
  3. Police 73% and 45%
  4. Organised religion 52% and 34%
  5. Supreme Court 40% and 43%
  6. Medical system 33% and 40%
  7. Public schools 30% and 41%
  8. Presidency 60% and 10%
  9. Banks 36% and 30%
  10. Organised labor 17% and 37%
  11. Newspapers 12% and 41%
  12. Criminal justice system 29% and 27%
  13. TV News 14% and 31%
  14. Big business 28% and 14%
  15. Internet news 14% and 16%
  16. Congress 14% and 11%

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