RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ipsos survey was conducted with an international sample of 19,570 adults aged 16 to 74 in most countries, and 18 to 74 in Canada, Malaysia, South Africa, Turkey and the USA.
The survey assessed confidence and distrust in politicians, government ministers, advertising executives, clergy, journalists, bankers, and police officers, among other professions.
The survey found that doctors and scientists were the most trusted professionals among the countries surveyed. Politicians and government ministers are the most distrusted professionals, according to the survey.
The score assigned to each country is calculated as the sum of the . . .