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Middle East and North Africa - 10th Edition 2019

Middle East and North Africa

In recent months, millions of people across North Africa and the Middle East have taken to the streets in protest against their governments. There are strong parallels with the Arab revolutions that a decade ago toppled some of the most repressive and corrupt regimes in the region. Whether Tunisia in 2010 or Lebanon and Sudan in 2019, people have been voicing their anger at the corruption they see and experience in their daily lives: from the highest levels of government to accessing basic public services.

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Methodology and Full Data Set

The GCB is one of the largest, most detailed surveys of citizens’ views on corruption and experiences of bribery in six countries across the region. In partnership with NAMA Strategic Intelligence Solutions, Statistics Lebanon, Qiyas Center for Polling and Afrobarometer, the GCB surveyed more than 6,600 citizens in the Middle East and North Africa. Fieldwork took place from August – October 2019 in Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine and from March-August 2018 in Tunisia, Morocco and Sudan.