Corruption in Africa by Numbers

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  • 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
  • Confidence in Governments Low Throughout Africa
  • Police officers considered to be among the most corrupt.

Quality of Life Plays a Role in Corruption Perception

Forty-six percent of those surveyed who go without an adequate amount of food are more likely to rate the police as corrupt.  

(Photo: REUTERS/Feisal Omar)

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