Databases on corruption

The table below lists all databases that feature statistical data on corruption in the education sector. Click on the links to download a detailed overview of the content of relevant questions of each survey.


Survey Years Main Topics
Afrobarometer 2011-13, 2016, 2018, 2021 Access to information, Access to school/university, Educational management, Ethics, Illicit payments, Redress mechanisms, Teacher behaviour, Transparency
Arab Barometer 2018-19, 2020-2021 Illicit payments, Private universities
 East African Bribery Index (EABI) 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017 Illicit payments
Eurobarometer 2017, 2020, 2022 Illicit payments
European Quality of Government Index (EQI) 2013, 2017, 2021 Corruption, Illicit payments
Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013,  2019, 2020, 2021 Corruption, Illicit payments
 International Crime Victims Survey (ICVS) 1989 - 2005 Illicit payments, Redress mechanisms
 Life in Transition Survey (LiTS) 2006, 2010, 2016 Admission to school/university, Educational management, Ethics, Favouritism, Illicit payments, redress mechanisms, Teacher behavior


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