With 73 Percent People's Trust, Modi Government Stands Third In The World

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| July 14 , 2017 , 17:17 IST

With 73 Percent People's Trust, Modi Government Stands Third In The World

The OECD report analyzed the latest available data on public administrations across countries and ranked countries in terms of the trust people have in their government.

India, with 73 percent of the population trusting their government stood among the leading countries in the list.

OECD’s Government at a Glance report 2017 ranked India at third position after Indonesia and Switzerland leading the global index with 79 and 80 percent people having trust in their government.

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According to the report, ‘Trust’ can be defined as “positive perception about the actions of an individual or an organization”. The report adds that ‘positive perception’ is determined ‘by subjective assessment of individuals’.

The report also says, “Trust in government leads to greater compliance with regulations and the tax system, facilitates social and political consensus, enhances the acceptance of policies that call for short-term sacrifices by citizens, and mobilises citizen engagement to enable open and inclusive governance processes.”

It also says that trust in the government can also have effects on the government’s effectiveness and the economic development of a country.

The report placed the Britain way down the line with a mere 41 percent people having faith in their government, the US was rolled further down the line with a diminutive 30 percent of the people having trust in the Trump administration.

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The report used the Gallup World Poll’s data in their report. The data was collected “based on proportional stratified probability sampling” with a sample size of around 1000 citizens in most of the countries.