Germans are as likely to trust as they are to distrust their government.
Distrust of the German government is greater among those scoring highest on PPS.
Distrust of the German government is even more pronounced among those scoring highest on SSMP.
Strong to somewhat strong supporters of the AfD were the most likely to distrust the German government.
In a model that includes PPS, ideology, SSMP, age, sex, education, marital status, religiosity, employment, generations in Germany, born in Germany, and pride in being German, only PPS, SSMP, age, religiosity, and pride in being Geman have a statistically significant influence on trust for the German government.
The higher a German’s PPS, the less likely they are to trust the German government.
Trust in the German government does not vary by ideology.
The higher a German’s score on SSMP, the less likely they are to trust the German government.