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Target 16.5: Target 16.5

Target 16.5

Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms.

Go to target 16.6 Go to target 16.6: Develop effective accountable and transparent institutions




Proportion of businesses that had at least one contact with a public official and that paid a bribe to a public official, or were asked for a bribe by those public officials during the previous 12 months


Denmark does not compile continuous and official statistics in accordance with the methodology of the indicator. However, according to the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) from Transparency International (in 2019), Denmark has a very low share of corruption compared to other countries. The index measures the perceived corruption in the public sector (through companies and experts). Therefore, Statistics Denmark estimates that the number of firms that have paid – or been asked to pay a bribe to public officials in Denmark is very low.

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