Public trust in political leaders in Italy 2020

As of January 2020, 40 percent of respondents in Italy trusted the Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, one percentage point less compared to December 2019. Moreover, the share of interviewees who trusted the leader of Lega, Matteo Salvini, added up to 32 percent. However, Giorgia Meloni, leader of Fratelli d'Italia, overtook Matteo Salvini. The share of voters who declared to trust Giorgia Meloni amounted to 33 percent.
Giuseppe Conte's government was sworn in September 2019, representing his second cabinet.
A survey conducted in October 2019 show that Conte's government was widely sustained by respondents supporting Movimento 5 Stelle (M5S) and Partito Democratico (Pd).

Level of public trust in political leaders in Italy as of January 2020

Share of people who trust a lot/enough the politician
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Release date

January 2020



Survey time period

January 3-7, 2020

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

The source combined CATI, CAMI, and CAWI methodologies.

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