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Social Trust in Cyprus: A Concerning Landscape

Cyprus grapples with low social trust, as 65% of its population approaches interactions with caution. Confidence in institutions, particularly in politics, is dwindling, with politicians and political parties facing significant skepticism. Scientists, however, stand out as a beacon of trust, scoring an average of 6.79 out of 10. The erosion of trust poses challenges for civic engagement and societal cohesion in Cyprus.