Percentage of businesses that paid a bribe to a public official, or were asked for a bribe by these public officials, during the last 12 months ( CBB )

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 16.5 Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms

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Business corruption surveys or business victimisation surveys with module on bribery.


Linkages: This indicator is proposed to monitor the following targets: 1a (resource mobilization), 8.3 (promotion of private enterprise, 10.b (ODA), 12.2 (sustainable development of natural resources), 16.3 (rule of law), 16.6 (accountable institutions), 16.10 (protection of fundamental freedoms), 17.1 (domestic resource mobilization).

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