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Trust towards Estonian prime minister grew to 50%

BC, Tallinn, 12.01.2011.Print version

The trust of people towards the Estonian government and prime minister have increased in the past three months – the prime minister was trusted in December by 50% and the government by 53% of the polled, LETA/National Broadcasting reports.


In 2009, the average trust rating of the government was 42% and that of the prime minister 41%. As compared to the year earlier, parties have also gained trust: in December 29% of people trusted parties which is by 4 percentage points more than the year earlier, TNS Emor poll indicates.


The president was trusted in December by 70% of the polled, the 2009 average was 66%.


The Rescue Board continues to be the most trusted, with 96% rating in December, followed by the Police and Border Guard Department (85%), Eesti Pank (81%), Defence Forces (81%) and Tax and Customs Board (81%).


National Broadcasting was trusted by 79%, private broadcasting by 64% and printed media by 61%.

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