Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Latest trust statistics for Africa

Afrobarometer, the most comprehensive survey of African citizens, has just released aggregated data for its 2010-2012 survey. Below is a map I have created to describe the trust differences between countries. Respondents were asked how much they trust their neighbours, and average results are split into a 10-point scale. Burundi came out as the most trusting country, and Botswana the least!







Total (all)
Algeria
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cape Verde
Ghana

Not at all
14%
13%
24%
32%
8%
3%
17%
17%
Just a little
26%
28%
29%
32%
13%
7%
25%
31%
Somewhat
33%
37%
29%
25%
33%
34%
42%
29%
A lot
28%
22%
19%
12%
46%
57%
16%
22%
Trust index
5.87
5.60
4.80
3.93
7.23
8.20
5.23
5.17
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Malawi
Mali
Mauritius
Mozamb-ique
Namibia

Not at all
6%
33%
22%
5%
4%
6%
15%
12%
Just a little
32%
21%
39%
10%
12%
23%
26%
22%
Somewhat
39%
21%
21%
27%
30%
49%
23%
36%
A lot
23%
24%
18%
58%
54%
22%
37%
30%
Trust index
5.97
4.50
4.50
7.93
7.80
6.23
6.10
6.13
Nigeria
Sierra Leone
South Africa
Togo
Uganda
Tanzania
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Not at all
27%
13%
14%
32%
8%
3%
15%
11%
Just a little
38%
35%
30%
19%
32%
14%
34%
29%
Somewhat
23%
30%
39%
28%
41%
46%
25%
37%
A lot
12%
22%
17%
20%
19%
37%
26%
23%
Trust index
4.00
5.37
5.30
4.50
5.70
7.23
5.40
5.73