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)
|Average of all participants||51|
Source: EY – Fraud Surveys