U.S. adult user trust in institutional security of personal information 2017

Share of adults in the United States who trust selected institutions to keep their personal information secure as of January 2017

U.S. adult user trust in institutional security of personal information 2017 This statistic presents the share of adults in the United States who trust selected institutions to protect their personal information as of January 2017. During the survey period, nine percent of respondents found the state government to be extremely trustworthy in regards of information security.
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Share of adults in the United States who trust selected institutions to keep their personal information secure as of January 2017

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Extremely trustworthyVery trustworthyModerately trustworthySlightly trustworthyNot at all trustworthy
Your current employer19%42%28%10%1%
Doctors14%38%35%11%2%
Bankers13%35%35%11%5%
Health insurance companies10%28%41%14%8%
Credit card companies10%27%40%16%7%
IRS11%27%38%15%10%
Other insurance companies7%23%47%18%6%
State government9%22%41%19%9%
Federal government9%21%39%18%12%
Major physical retailers6%19%41%25%7%
E-commerce sites6%19%42%25%8%
Restaurants and bars5%16%35%28%15%
Social networks5%11%29%26%25%
Online dating sites5%7%23%28%37%
Extremely trustworthyVery trustworthyModerately trustworthySlightly trustworthyNot at all trustworthy
Your current employer19%42%28%10%1%
Doctors14%38%35%11%2%
Bankers13%35%35%11%5%
Health insurance companies10%28%41%14%8%
Credit card companies10%27%40%16%7%
IRS11%27%38%15%10%
Other insurance companies7%23%47%18%6%
State government9%22%41%19%9%
Federal government9%21%39%18%12%
Major physical retailers6%19%41%25%7%
E-commerce sites6%19%42%25%8%
Restaurants and bars5%16%35%28%15%
Social networks5%11%29%26%25%
Online dating sites5%7%23%28%37%
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This statistic presents the share of adults in the United States who trust selected institutions to protect their personal information as of January 2017. During the survey period, nine percent of respondents found the state government to be extremely trustworthy in regards of information security.
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