Malawi Country Profile

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Corruption Levels

Sectors (Judicial System, Police, etc.) describe which kind of corruption can be encountered in different areas. This section covers various forms of corruption, including bribes and facilitation payments. All information is based on publicly available information and should be viewed as general guidelines on the types of corruption existing in the country.

Levels of corruption in the different sectors indicate where corruption can be encountered. The levels are defined as follows:

  • Individual Corruption: Corruption that takes place primarily in relations between individual citizens and public officials and authorities.
  • Business Corruption: Corruption that takes place primarily in relations between enterprises/companies and public officials and authorities.
  • Political Corruption: Corruption that takes place in the higher echelons of public administration and on a political level.

Frequency refers to quantitative surveys on corruption in the respective sectors.