This report from Transparency International examines how corruption features in people’s lives around the world. The report is based on a survey of over 114,000 respondents across the globe where they examine people’s direct experiences with bribery and their willingness to act to stop corruption.
- More than one in four people (27%) report having paid a bribe in the last twelve months
- The police (31%) and the judiciary (24%) are seen as the two most bribery prone entrusted public institutions
- The majority (54%) believe that governments are not doing enough to hold the corrupt to account
- Political parties are viewed as the most corrupt
- Nearly two thirds (64%) believe that personal connections help get things done in the public administration
- Fifty-four percent think powerful groups rather than the public good are judged to be driving government actions
- Nearly 9 in 10 (87%) state they are willing to act against corruption