Lithuania is the EU bribery leader

The level of bribery in Lithuania has dropped over the last three years, but the country remains the leader in bribery among EU member states, writes The Lithuania Tribune with reference to a Transparency International survey.

Twenty-six per cent of people in Lithuania admitted to have given a bribe over the last year to at least one of eight providers of public services, including the education sector, courts, healthcare institutions, the police, registration services and services issuing permits, utilities, the Tax Inspectorate or land-use services.

Compared to 2010, the number fell by eight per cent, down from 34 per cent.

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