Corruption perception in Cyprus the second highest in EMEIA – EY Fraud Surveys

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Between November 2016 and January 2017, 4,100 interviews were conducted in 41 countries across EMEIA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) by Ipsos MORI on behalf of EY (Fraud Surveys). Ipsos MORI is one of the leading political, social and business research companies. The interviews consisted of both face-to-face and online interviews in local languages on an anonymous basis covering a mixture of company sizes, job roles and industry sectors.

According to the study, corruption perception in Cyprus is the second highest among the EMEIA countries: 82 % of surveyed in Cyprus responded that corruption is a widespread phenomenon in business.

Corruption perception by country


Question: Can you indicate whether you think it applies, or does not apply, to your country/industry or whether you don’t know?

Answer: Bribery/corrupt practices happen widely in business in this country.

 

Base: Global (4,100); Developed (1,600); Emerging (2,500)

Rank Country %
1 Ukraine 88
Cyprus 82 
Greece  81 
Slovakia  81 
Croatia 79 
6 Kenya 79
South Africa  79 
8 Hungary 78
India  78 
10  Egypt 75
11  Slovenia  74
12  Nigeria  73
13 Italy  71
14  Bulgaria  68
15 Turkey  67
16 Russia  66
17 Spain 64
18 Czech Republic  63
19 Portugal 60
20 Serbia 57
21 Jordan 53
  Average of all participants 51
22 Latvia 51
23 Ireland 47
24 Lithuania 47
25 Germany 43
26 Saudi Arabia 43
27 Poland 38
28 Belgium 36
29 Austria 32
30 Estonia 32
31 Romania 31
32 France 28
33 UAE 27
34 UK 25
35 Netherlands 23
36 Oman 19
37 Sweden 18
38 Switzerland 18
39 Finland 16
40 Norway 10
41 Denmark 6

Source: EY – Fraud Surveys

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