Thursday, December 9, 2010

The world is a more corrupt place now than it was three years ago, a poll suggests

Some 56% of people interviewed by Transparency International said their country had become more corrupt. In Afghanistan, Nigeria, Iraq and India more than 50% of people said they had paid a bribe in the past year - many of them paying off the police. While people from Cambodia (84%) and Liberia (89%) were the most likely to have to pay a bribe, the Danish respondents reported no bribery. By region, people in sub-Saharan Africa were the most likely to have paid a bribe (56%). Bribe-taking was least common in EU countries and North America (both 5%).

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