Trust in Supo has grown

Illustration, a big yellow container crane.

The Finnish Security and Intelligence Service (Supo) surveys public perceptions of its work on an annual basis. The latest survey was conducted between 16 and 27 November 2020, based on a sample representing the population of mainland Finland aged 18 years and over. 

A clear majority (91 per cent) of the public in Finland indicate either a high or at least fairly high degree of trust in Supo, with 50 per cent reporting a high degree of trust, and 41 per cent reporting a fairly high degree of trust. 

The trust in Supo increased from the previous year. Only five per cent of respondents reported a lack of trust in Supo.

Trust in the Finnish Security and Intelligence Service: high 50 per cent, fairly high 41 per cent, no opinion 3 per cent, not very high 4 per cent and not at all 1 per cent. Total of 1002 interviews conducted. Margin of error +/- 3 percentage points.