Corruption in Africa by Numbers

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  • Corruption in Africa by Numbers
  • Confidence in Governments Low Throughout Africa
  • Police officers considered to be among the most corrupt.
  • Sierra Leone tops survey for most bribes paid.
  • The less well off is the group most affected by corruption.
  • Quality of life plays a role in corruption perception.
  • Is paying a bribe the only way to get things done in Africa?
  • Bribery, a major problem in Nigeria.
  • Bribes paid for access to health care.
  • Those in Mali's legal profession deemed most corrupt.

Corruption in Africa by Numbers

It’s a problem that many say has blighted the development of Africa. Corruption in the region not only affects economic growth, but also stymies international investment and democracy. This week, an extensive survey published by Afrobarometer highlights the corruption statistics in the region.  — By Nikola Lashley

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