Police, judiciary most corrupt institutions in Pakistan: survey

December 08, 2021

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ISLAMABAD: The police and judiciary are the most corrupt institutions in the country, found the National Corruption Perception Survey 2021 conducted by Transparency International (TI) Pakistan.

The survey, released on Wednesday at 1:00 am, also revealed that the vast majority of people consider the federal government’s self-accountability to be unsatisfactory. According to the survey, the three most important causes of corruption are weak accountability (51.9%), the greed of powerful people (29.3%) and low salaries (18.8%).

According to a TI Pakistan press statement, the TI has conducted national corruption perception surveys five times in the last 20 years: NCPS 2002, NCPS 2006, NCPS 2009, NCPS 2010 and 2011.

In 2021, TI Pakistan conducted the survey in all four provinces. It was taken from October 14, 2021, to October 27, 2021. The survey reflects the perception of the general public on very important governance issues.

As per the TI Pakistan announcement, the following are the key findings of the latest report:

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