2016-06-03 10:36:00

Moldovans trust Church more than politicians - poll

Chisinau, June 3, Interfax - Moldovans place the most trust in Church and the least in their politicians, according to the findings of a social survey, unveiled by the Association of Sociologists and Demographers.

The most trusted institutions are the Church (68%), the Academy of Sciences (40%), local authorities (39%), the army (37%), mass media (35%), nongovernmental organizations (32%), the police (26%), trade unions (23%), the banking system (20%) and the justice system (19%). The Moldovans placed the least trust in government (16%), political parties (13%), the president and parliament (12%).

The poll was conducted among over 1,100 residents in 75 populated areas on May 10-18.