A total of 1,530 persons were successfully interviewed in ICAC Annual Survey 2020. This survey was mainly conducted by face-to-face household interviews, but owing to the COVID-19 epidemic, respondents were also offered a choice of telephone interview. Among the 1,530 successful interviews, 980 were face-to-face household interviews and 550 were telephone interviews. The major findings were tabulated below:

Percentage of respondents
Keeping Hong Kong corruption-free is important to the overall development of Hong Kong 98.0%
Respondents had not come across corruption personally in the past year 98.4%
ICAC deserves their support 93.2%
Willing to report corruption 81.7%
ICAC’s anti-corruption work is effective 72.4%

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 2020 was 0.4.

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