Corruption – in industries

Oct 15, 2013

Q. For each of the following Australian industries and organisations, please indicate how affected by corruption you think they are:

 

Extremely corrupt

Some corruption

Not at all corrupt

Don’t know

Building and construction

25%

54%

4%

17%

Finance sector (banks and insurance)

18%

52%

13%

18%

Mining

20%

50%

9%

20%

Agriculture

7%

36%

30%

27%

Health

11%

43%

25%

20%

Science and technology

5%

35%

35%

25%

Media

34%

43%

7%

16%

Education

8%

40%

30%

23%

Law enforcement (police)

18%

58%

9%

14%

Government

32%

51%

4%

14%

From the industries and organisations listed, those that were most likely to be considered ‘extremely corrupt’ were the ‘Media’ (34%) and ‘Government’ (32%).

The industries that were most likely to be considered ‘not at all corrupt’ were ‘Science and technology’ (35%), ‘agriculture’ (30%), ‘education’ (30%) and ‘health’ (25%).

At least 40% of people considered each of the industries to be ‘extremely corrupt’, or have at least ‘some corruption’.

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