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Economy > Corruption > Informal payments to public officials > % of firms: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Informal payments to public officials (% of firms). Informal payments to public officials are the percentage of firms expected to make informal payments to public officials to "get things done" with regard to customs, taxes, licenses, regulations, services, and the like..

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 BangladeshBangladesh 85.1% 2007
2 GuineaGuinea 84.8% 2006
3 SyriaSyria 83.8% 2009
4 MauritaniaMauritania 82.1% 2006
5 Republic of the CongoCongo Rep. 81.8% 2009
6 KenyaKenya 79.2% 2007
7 YemenYemen 68.2% 2010
8 AlgeriaAlgeria 66.6% 2007
9 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 65.7% 2010
10 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 63.1% 2006
11 CambodiaCambodia 61.2% 2007
12 UzbekistanUzbekistan 59.5% 2008
13 AlbaniaAlbania 57.7% 2007
14 BurundiBurundi 56.5% 2006
15 LiberiaLiberia 55.4% 2009
16 VietnamVietnam 52.5% 2009
17 The GambiaThe Gambia 52.4% 2006
18 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 52.2% 2009
19 BeninBenin 52% 2009
20 UgandaUganda 51.7% 2006
21 CameroonCameroon 51.2% 2009
22 TanzaniaTanzania 49.5% 2006
23 AngolaAngola 48.9% 2010
24 PakistanPakistan 48% 2007
25 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 47.8% 2009
26 IndiaIndia 47.5% 2006
27 TajikistanTajikistan 44.6% 2008
28 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 41.8% 2011
29 GabonGabon 41.8% 2009
30 ChadChad 41.8% 2009
31 AfghanistanAfghanistan 41.5% 2008
32 NigeriaNigeria 40.9% 2007
33 SwazilandSwaziland 40.6% 2006
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 39.44% 2005
34 GhanaGhana 38.8% 2007
35 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 38.5% 2009
36 LaosLaos 35.8% 2012
37 NigerNiger 35.2% 2009
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 34.06% 2005
38 KazakhstanKazakhstan 34% 2009
39 MoldovaMoldova 33.5% 2009
40 MongoliaMongolia 33.4% 2009
41 OmanOman 33.21% 2003
42 UkraineUkraine 31.8% 2008
43 IraqIraq 31.8% 2011
44 PanamaPanama 30.5% 2010
45 SamoaSamoa 29.3% 2009
46 LesothoLesotho 28.1% 2009
47 VenezuelaVenezuela 23.6% 2010
48 LebanonLebanon 22.9% 2009
49 BulgariaBulgaria 22.4% 2009
50 RomaniaRomania 22.2% 2009
51 MadagascarMadagascar 21.8% 2009
52 GreeceGreece 21.6% 2005
53 SerbiaSerbia 21.4% 2009
54 PeruPeru 21.4% 2010
55 RussiaRussia 20.5% 2012
56 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 20.4% 2009
57 East TimorEast Timor 19.4% 2009
58 MaliMali 19.4% 2010
59 The BahamasThe Bahamas 19.1% 2010
60 PhilippinesPhilippines 18.6% 2009
61 GuyanaGuyana 18.4% 2010
62 SenegalSenegal 18.1% 2007
63 JordanJordan 18.1% 2006
64 ArgentinaArgentina 18.1% 2010
65 TurkeyTurkey 18% 2008
66 JamaicaJamaica 17.9% 2010
67 BoliviaBolivia 17.6% 2010
68 ParaguayParaguay 17.5% 2010
69 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. 16.9% 2009
70 TogoTogo 16.7% 2009
71 ArmeniaArmenia 16% 2009
72 SlovakiaSlovakia 15.7% 2009
73 EgyptEgypt 15.2% 2008
74 South AfricaSouth Africa 15.1% 2007
75 IndonesiaIndonesia 14.9% 2009
76 MozambiqueMozambique 14.8% 2007
77 BarbadosBarbados 14.7% 2010
78 GeorgiaGeorgia 14.7% 2008
79 PolandPoland 14.7% 2009
80 PortugalPortugal 14.5% 2005
81 CroatiaCroatia 14.5% 2007
82 NepalNepal 14.3% 2013
83 ZambiaZambia 14.3% 2007
84 South KoreaSouth Korea 14.1% 2005
85 Sri LankaSri Lanka 13.7% 2011
86 MoroccoMorocco 13.4% 2007
87 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 13.4% 2010
88 LatviaLatvia 13.4% 2009
89 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 12.8% 2009
90 El SalvadorEl Salvador 12.7% 2010
91 TongaTonga 12.7% 2009
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 12.41% 2010
92 BrazilBrazil 11.9% 2009
93 EcuadorEcuador 11.8% 2010
94 MexicoMexico 11.6% 2010
95 NamibiaNamibia 11.4% 2006
96 BelarusBelarus 11.1% 2013
97 MalawiMalawi 10.8% 2009
98 LithuaniaLithuania 10.7% 2009
99 ChinaChina 10.7% 2012
100 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 10.3% 2009
101 FijiFiji 10.2% 2009
102 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 10.1% 2010
103 BhutanBhutan 10.1% 2009
104 MontenegroMontenegro 9.3% 2009
105 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 8.5% 2009
106 IrelandIreland 8.3% 2005
107 NicaraguaNicaragua 8.3% 2010
108 UruguayUruguay 8.1% 2010
109 SurinameSuriname 8% 2010
110 KosovoKosovo 7.5% 2009
111 BotswanaBotswana 7.3% 2010
112 ZimbabweZimbabwe 7.2% 2011
113 GrenadaGrenada 7.1% 2010
114 GuatemalaGuatemala 6.3% 2010
115 RwandaRwanda 6.2% 2011
116 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 6.1% 2010
117 HondurasHonduras 6.1% 2010
118 Cape VerdeCape Verde 6% 2009
119 MauritiusMauritius 5.9% 2009
120 SloveniaSlovenia 5.8% 2009
121 HungaryHungary 5.4% 2009
122 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 4.8% 2010
123 SpainSpain 4.4% 2005
124 VanuatuVanuatu 4.3% 2009
125 EthiopiaEthiopia 4% 2011
126 Costa RicaCosta Rica 3.7% 2010
127 EstoniaEstonia 3.7% 2009
128 BelizeBelize 3% 2010
129 ColombiaColombia 2.8% 2010
130 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 2.8% 2010
131 ChileChile 0.7% 2010
132 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 0.4% 2010
133 DominicaDominica 0.0 2010
134 EritreaEritrea 0.0 2009
135 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 0.0 2009

Citation

"All countries compared for Informal payments to public officials (% of firms)", World Bank, Enterprise Surveys. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Corruption/Informal-payments-to-public-officials/%-of-firms

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