Dutch citizens are more likely to trust their government than distrust it. But a plurality say they neither trust or distrust government.
Those Dutch scoring highest on PPS are much less likely to trust their government than those scoring lowest on the scale.
Distrust of the Dutch government is even more pronounced among those scoring highest on SSMP.
Distrust of the Dutch government among Wilders supporters mirrors the feelings among those scoring highest on SSMP.
In a model that includes PPS, ideology, SSMP, age, sex, education, marital status, religiosity, employment, generations in Holland, born in Holland, and pride in being Dutch, only PPS and SSMP (chart below), gender, religiosity, employment status, and pride in being Dutch have a statistically significant influence on trust for the Dutch government
While trust in government varies across the PPS and SSMP scales, there is no difference in trust in the Dutch government across the left-right ideological scale.