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By Martha Nakimuli

Kenya has been ranked the fourth country with the highest percentage of population who have paid bribes.

This was revealed in the Transparency International’s Global Corruption Barometer 2013 on a  survey carried out in 95 countries to establish countries whose population have paid  bribes.

Sierra Leone  is on the top of the list with  84%, Liberia is second with 75%, Yemen third with 74% and Kenya fourth with 70%.

The countries with the lowest reported bribery rate are Denmark, Finland, Japan and Australia, they all have a bribery rate of 1%.

Transparency International’s Global Corruption Barometer 2013 draws on a survey of more than 114,000 respondents . It addresses people’s direct experiences with bribery and details their views on corruption in the main institutions in their countries.

It also provides insights into people’s willingness to stop corruption.