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GLOBAL CORRUPTION BAROMETER 10th EDITION 1999-2019

20 years of giving voice to Africans

AFRICA 2019

MAURITIUS
61% 62%
Think corruption Think their government is
increased in the doing a bad job of tackling
previous 12 months corruption

5% 47%
Of public service users Think that ordinary citizens
paid a bribe in the can make a difference in the
previous 12 months fight against corruption

BRIBERY RATES* CORRUPTION BY INSTITUTION*

* Based on people who used these public services in the previous 12 months.
* Percentage who think that most or all people in these institutions are corrupt.
2015 2019
INSTITUTION 2015 2019
Overall bribery rate 1% 5%
Public schools 0% 1% President / Prime Minister 16% 22%
Public clinics and health centers 0% 2% Members of Parliament 19% 23%
IDs 0% 2% Government officials 16% 14%
Utilities 2% 3% Local government officials 15% 18%
Police 5% 5% Police 22% 19%
Judges and Magistrates 9% 13%
Religious leaders 11% 8%

HAS CORRUPTION LEVEL CHANGED NGOs - 12%

IN THE PREVIOUS 12 MONTHS? Business Executives 22% 18%


Traditional leaders - -

2015 2019
IS THE GOVERNMENT DOING
Increased 69% 61%
A GOOD OR BAD JOB OF
Decreased 7% 11% FIGHTING CORRUPTION?
Stayed the same 21% 23%
Don’t know 3% 6%
2015 2019
Refused to answer 0% 0%

Good 25% 32%

CAN ORDINARY PEOPLE MAKE Bad 71% 62%

A DIFFERENCE IN THE FIGHT


Don’t know 4% 5%
Refused to answer 0% 0%
AGAINST CORRUPTION?
With more than 47,000 citizens surveyed
2015 2019 in 35 countries, the Global Corruption
Barometer (GCB) is the largest, most
detailed public opinion survey of citizen
Yes 56% 47% views on corruption and bribery in Africa.
No 34% 31%
transparency.org/GCB10/africa
Neither yes nor no 7% 14% www.afrobarometer.org
Don’t know / refused to answer 3% 8%