A total of 1,528 persons were successfully interviewed in the 2016 face-to-face household survey, major findings of which are tabulated below.

Percentage of respondents
Keeping Hong Kong corruption-free is important to the overall development of Hong Kong 99.2%
Respondents had not come across corruption in the past 12 months 98.5%
ICAC deserves their support 96.2%
ICAC’s anti-corruption work is effective 80.1%
Willing to report corruption 78.1%

Public tolerance of corruption remained low. Using a 0 to 10 rating scale, of which 0 represents zero tolerance and 10 total tolerance of corruption, the mean score for 2016 was 0.7.

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