Citizens’ perceptions of corruption in Tanzania

At a glance

Level of corruption: Seven in 10 Tanzanians say the level of corruption has decreased “somewhat” or “a lot” over the past year.

Corruption in key public institutions: has declined for all public institutions measured in 2014 and 2017.

Reporting corruption: is still a challenge, with many citizens fearing retribution.

Trust in government institutions: has declined for some institutions despite decrease in perceived corruption.