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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 Bangladesh 85.1% 2007
2 Guinea 84.8% 2006
3 Syria 83.8% 2009
4 Mauritania 82.1% 2006
5 Republic of the Congo 81.8% 2009
6 Kenya 79.2% 2007
7 Yemen 68.2% 2010
8 Algeria 66.6% 2007
9 Democratic Republic of the Congo 65.7% 2010
10 Guinea-Bissau 63.1% 2006
11 Cambodia 61.2% 2007
12 Uzbekistan 59.5% 2008
13 Albania 57.7% 2007
14 Burundi 56.5% 2006
15 Liberia 55.4% 2009
16 Vietnam 52.5% 2009
17 The Gambia 52.4% 2006
18 Azerbaijan 52.2% 2009
19 Benin 52% 2009
20 Uganda 51.7% 2006
21 Cameroon 51.2% 2009
22 Tanzania 49.5% 2006
23 Angola 48.9% 2010
24 Pakistan 48% 2007
25 Kyrgyzstan 47.8% 2009
26 India 47.5% 2006
27 Tajikistan 44.6% 2008
=28 Central African Republic 41.8% 2011
=28 Gabon 41.8% 2009
=28 Chad 41.8% 2009
31 Afghanistan 41.5% 2008
32 Nigeria 40.9% 2007
33 Swaziland 40.6% 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 39.44% 2005
34 Ghana 38.8% 2007
35 Cote d'Ivoire 38.5% 2009
36 Laos 35.8% 2012
37 Niger 35.2% 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 34.06% 2005
38 Kazakhstan 34% 2009
39 Moldova 33.5% 2009
40 Mongolia 33.4% 2009
41 Oman 33.21% 2003
=42 Ukraine 31.8% 2008
=42 Iraq 31.8% 2011
44 Panama 30.5% 2010
45 Samoa 29.3% 2009
46 Lesotho 28.1% 2009
47 Venezuela 23.6% 2010
48 Lebanon 22.9% 2009
49 Bulgaria 22.4% 2009
50 Romania 22.2% 2009
51 Madagascar 21.8% 2009
52 Greece 21.6% 2005
=53 Serbia 21.4% 2009
=53 Peru 21.4% 2010
55 Russia 20.5% 2012
56 Sierra Leone 20.4% 2009
=57 East Timor 19.4% 2009
=57 Mali 19.4% 2010
59 The Bahamas 19.1% 2010
60 Philippines 18.6% 2009
61 Guyana 18.4% 2010
=62 Senegal 18.1% 2007
=62 Jordan 18.1% 2006
=62 Argentina 18.1% 2010
65 Turkey 18% 2008
66 Jamaica 17.9% 2010
67 Bolivia 17.6% 2010
68 Paraguay 17.5% 2010
69 Republic of Macedonia 16.9% 2009
70 Togo 16.7% 2009
71 Armenia 16% 2009
72 Slovakia 15.7% 2009
73 Egypt 15.2% 2008
74 South Africa 15.1% 2007
75 Indonesia 14.9% 2009
76 Mozambique 14.8% 2007
=77 Barbados 14.7% 2010
=77 Georgia 14.7% 2008
=77 Poland 14.7% 2009
=80 Portugal 14.5% 2005
=80 Croatia 14.5% 2007
=82 Nepal 14.3% 2013
=82 Zambia 14.3% 2007
84 South Korea 14.1% 2005
85 Sri Lanka 13.7% 2011
=86 Morocco 13.4% 2007
=86 Trinidad and Tobago 13.4% 2010
=86 Latvia 13.4% 2009
89 Czech Republic 12.8% 2009
=90 El Salvador 12.7% 2010
=90 Tonga 12.7% 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 12.41% 2010
92 Brazil 11.9% 2009
93 Ecuador 11.8% 2010
94 Mexico 11.6% 2010
95 Namibia 11.4% 2006
96 Belarus 11.1% 2013
97 Malawi 10.8% 2009
=98 Lithuania 10.7% 2009
=98 China 10.7% 2012
100 Bosnia and Herzegovina 10.3% 2009
101 Fiji 10.2% 2009
=102 Dominican Republic 10.1% 2010
=102 Bhutan 10.1% 2009
104 Montenegro 9.3% 2009
105 Burkina Faso 8.5% 2009
=106 Ireland 8.3% 2005
=106 Nicaragua 8.3% 2010
108 Uruguay 8.1% 2010
109 Suriname 8% 2010
110 Kosovo 7.5% 2009
111 Botswana 7.3% 2010
112 Zimbabwe 7.2% 2011
113 Grenada 7.1% 2010
114 Guatemala 6.3% 2010
115 Rwanda 6.2% 2011
=116 Saint Kitts and Nevis 6.1% 2010
=116 Honduras 6.1% 2010
118 Cape Verde 6% 2009
119 Mauritius 5.9% 2009
120 Slovenia 5.8% 2009
121 Hungary 5.4% 2009
122 Antigua and Barbuda 4.8% 2010
123 Spain 4.4% 2005
124 Vanuatu 4.3% 2009
125 Ethiopia 4% 2011
=126 Costa Rica 3.7% 2010
=126 Estonia 3.7% 2009
128 Belize 3% 2010
=129 Colombia 2.8% 2010
=129 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2.8% 2010
131 Chile 0.7% 2010
132 Saint Lucia 0.4% 2010
=133 Dominica 0.0 2010
=133 Eritrea 0.0 2009
=133 Federated States of Micronesia 0.0 2009

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Corruption > Informal payments to public officials > % of firms. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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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