Confidence in the political and judicial systems and in the police


This indicator measures the confidence that the population has in different Swiss institutions. The following institutions are considered:
1. The political system in Switzerland;
2. The judicial system  in Switzerland (i.e. Institutions such as the courts, the efficiency of their procedures and the impartiality of their decisions, etc.);
3. The police in Switzerland.

To assess the level of confidence in these institutions, the following question is asked in the SILC questionnaire: “What level of trust do you have in each of the following institutions, on a scale of 0 "no trust" and 10 "complete and full trust? “. The results produced for this indicator represent the percentage of people aged 16 and over who responded with the codes 8 to 10.


Following changes to the survey framework and improvements in the weighting model, results from 2014 on can no longer be directly compared with those from previous years (series break).

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All indicators

Some 68 indicators describe the current situation and changes in the integration of the population with a migration background and/or of foreign nationals in Switzerland in eleven areas of life in our society.

Key indicators

34 key indicators provide an overview of the progress made on the journey towards integration and the state of integration of the population with a migration background. If this information is lacking, the population is shown by nationality, and where this variable is available, the country of birth.


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