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Citizens’ perceptions of corruption in Tanzania

6 Dec 2017 Tanzania
Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Tanzania in 2017.

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.