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This is part 11 in a series. For the full series, go here.

You can be too trusting. In its latest report, based on data gathered in October and November 2020, the Edelman Trust barometer placed the citizens of Saudi Arabia and China at the head of 27 countries surveyed in terms of trust in government.

Australia came ninth -- which still placed it among the most trusting Western democracies.