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

DEFINITION: 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 85.07% 2007
2 Paraguay 84.76% 2006
3 Guinea 84.75% 2006
4 Syria 83.83% 2009
5 Democratic Republic of the Congo 83.79% 2006
6 Mauritania 82.12% 2006
7 Kenya 79.22% 2007
8 China 72.57% 2003
9 Algeria 64.72% 2007
10 Guinea-Bissau 62.72% 2006
11 Cambodia 61.23% 2007
12 Albania 57.72% 2007
13 Burundi 56.46% 2006
14 Uzbekistan 56.19% 2008
15 Liberia 55.22% 2009
16 Benin 54.48% 2009
17 The Gambia 52.42% 2006
18 Vietnam 52.11% 2009
19 Uganda 51.7% 2006
20 Cameroon 50.83% 2009
21 Tanzania 49.47% 2006
22 Congo, Republic of the 49.21% 2009
23 India 47.49% 2006
24 Chad 41.84% 2009
25 Afghanistan 41.49% 2008
26 Nigeria 40.9% 2007
27 Swaziland 40.6% 2006
28 Tajikistan 40.51% 2008
29 Laos 39.83% 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 39.79% 2005
30 Ghana 38.77% 2007
31 Kyrgyzstan 37.48% 2009
32 Niger 35.2% 2009
33 El Salvador 34.28% 2006
Eastern Europe average (profile) 34.22% 2005
34 Costa Rica 33.8% 2005
35 Oman 33.21% 2003
36 Bolivia 32.41% 2006
37 Azerbaijan 32.01% 2009
38 Cote d'Ivoire 30.64% 2009
39 Mongolia 30.41% 2009
40 Russia 29.44% 2009
41 Samoa 29.31% 2009
42 Mali 28.88% 2007
43 Botswana 27.62% 2006
44 Pakistan 27.23% 2007
45 Dominican Republic 26.34% 2005
46 Gabon 26.09% 2009
47 Panama 25.42% 2006
48 Moldova 25.41% 2009
49 Kazakhstan 23.25% 2009
50 Lebanon 22.95% 2009
51 Ukraine 22.9% 2008
52 Mexico 22.57% 2006
53 Greece 21.61% 2005
54 Ecuador 21.45% 2006
55 Guyana 20% 2004
56 Rwanda 19.96% 2006
57 East Timor 19.37% 2009
58 Madagascar 19.2% 2009
59 Sierra Leone 18.8% 2009
60 Argentina 18.72% 2006
61 Philippines 18.64% 2009
62 Senegal 18.12% 2007
63 Jordan 18.08% 2006
64 Serbia and Montenegro 17.98% 2009
65 Turkey 17.7% 2008
66 Jamaica 17.65% 2005
67 Nicaragua 17.22% 2006
68 Togo 16.73% 2009
69 Honduras 16.67% 2006
70 Sri Lanka 16.28% 2004
71 Guatemala 15.67% 2006
72 Nepal 15.15% 2009
73 South Africa 15.09% 2007
74 Mozambique 14.84% 2007
75 Indonesia 14.64% 2009
76 Croatia 14.48% 2007
77 Portugal 14.46% 2005
78 Zambia 14.33% 2007
79 Lesotho 13.96% 2009
80 Belarus 13.53% 2008
81 Morocco 13.39% 2007
82 Tonga 12.54% 2009
83 Ethiopia 12.42% 2006
84 Armenia 11.62% 2009
85 Namibia 11.36% 2006
86 Latvia 11.32% 2009
87 Peru 11.3% 2006
88 Malawi 10.8% 2009
89 Fiji 10.2% 2009
90 Bhutan 10.05% 2009
91 Romania 9.75% 2009
92 Brazil 9.66% 2009
93 Slovakia 9.11% 2009
94 Czech Republic 8.73% 2009
95 Bulgaria 8.51% 2009
96 Lithuania 8.48% 2009
97 Burkina Faso 8.45% 2009
98 Ireland 8.32% 2005
99 Colombia 8.23% 2006
100 Chile 8.22% 2006
101 Bosnia and Herzegovina 8.08% 2009
102 Uruguay 7.26% 2006
103 Cape Verde 6.03% 2009
104 Slovenia 5.41% 2009
105 Poland 4.95% 2009
106 Spain 4.36% 2005
107 Vanuatu 4.25% 2009
108 Georgia 4.08% 2008
109 Hungary 3.95% 2009
110 Estonia 1.6% 2009
111 Mauritius 1.59% 2009
112 Eritrea 0.0 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Informal payments to public officials > % of firms. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Informal-payments-to-public-officials/%-of-firms

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