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Media advisory: Asia corruption survey to be released on 24 November

Seventeen-country report includes data on perceptions and experiences of corruption including vote-buying, sextortion and use of personal connections

Transparency International, the leading civil society organisation fighting corruption worldwide, will release the report Global Corruption Barometer - Asia on Tuesday 24 November 2020 at 08:00 CET (Berlin) / 14:00 Jakarta.

The GCB survey presents a comprehensive set of public opinion data on citizens’ views on corruption and direct experiences of bribery. In addition to views of government performance in tackling corruption and the prevalence of corruption in various institutions, citizens were asked about their personal experiences of bribery, sexual extortion, vote-buying and the use of personal connections to access public services.

It covers Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

Global Corruption Barometer – Asia 2020

Tuesday 24 November 2020

08:00 Berlin / 14:00 Jakarta

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Embargoed materials are available from the TI Secretariat press office. Please email: [email protected].

The findings of Global Corruption Barometer – Asia will be discussed in several sessions at the 19th International Anti-Corruption Conference, held online from 30 November to 5 December and hosted by the Republic of Korea. Register here.

  • Special Session: Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) in Asia. 3 December, 9:00 – 10:00 CET
  • Towards stronger anti-corruption agencies in Asia Pacific. 30 November, 10:30 – 12:00 CET
  • Responding to sextortion through anti-corruption programming. 5 December, 13:00 – 14:30 CET

Transparency International press office
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About the Global Corruption Barometer

The GCB is one of the largest, most detailed surveys of citizens’ views on corruption and experiences of bribery in 17 countries across the region. The GCB surveyed nearly 20,000 people in Asia from March 2019 – September 2020. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, most interviews for this survey were conducted via telephone using random digital dialling (RDD) with quota control as a sampling approach.