A total of 1,518 persons were successfully interviewed in the 2018 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 98.7%
Respondents had not come across corruption personally in the past year 98.4%
ICAC deserves their support 97.0%
Willing to report corruption 81.7%
ICAC’s anti-corruption work is effective 79.0%

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 2018 was 0.5.

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