How honest do you think people are?MoneySaving Poll Results

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Poll started 01 August 2011:

How honest do you think people are?

Do you think people are generally honest, do you trust 'the populus' and do views change with age? Take the following scenario.

Ten minutes after leaving a busy train station you realise your purse/wallet fell out on a bench. You go back, which of the following scenarios do you think most likely?

Results

I am 25 or younger (1012 votes)
It'll still be there, money intact59 votes (6%)
It'll be there, without the cash101 votes (10%)
It will have been handed in206 votes (20%)
Someone will have taken it646 votes (64%)
I am 26-40yrs old (3066 votes)
It'll still be there, money intact147 votes (5%)
It'll be there, without the cash191 votes (6%)
It will have been handed in742 votes (24%)
Someone will have taken it1986 votes (65%)
I am 41-60yrs old (2744 votes)
It'll still be there, money intact74 votes (3%)
It'll be there, without the cash139 votes (5%)
It will have been handed in625 votes (23%)
Someone will have taken it1906 votes (69%)
I am 61+yrs old (822 votes)
It'll still be there, money intact24 votes (3%)
It'll be there, without the cash43 votes (5%)
It will have been handed in198 votes (24%)
Someone will have taken it557 votes (68%)

                   7,644 votes received.

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