Corruption-related reports hit five year low

Singapore's Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau says the corruption situation in Singapore is ‘firmly under control’.

The corruption situation in Singapore remains firmly under control according to the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB).

The bureau said it received 239 corruption-related reports in 2020, 32% lower than in 2019. CPIB said this has been the lowest corruption-related reports in five years.

CPIB said that the private sector holds the majority of these reports at 86%.

Public perception of the effectiveness of corruption control efforts in Singapore has improved from 92% in 2018 to 94% in 2020. In addition, 80% of the respondents to the public perception survey trust CPIB as an effective anti-corruption agency.

Internationally, Singapore’s anti-corruption efforts continue to be well-regarded, with Transparency International (TI) ranking Singapore 3rd out of 180 countries in the 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI); Singapore maintained a high score of 85 out of 100.

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