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Over 80% of Armenian citizens believe corruption to be serious problem

Over 80% of Armenian citizens believe corruption to be serious problem

PanARMENIAN.Net - On April 21, Caucasus Research Resource Center (CRRC) Office in Yerevan issued an annual report titled Corruption in Armenia: Study of Households.

As the Yerevan Office director Heghine Manasyan stated during report presentation, over 80% of Armenian citizens believe corruption to be a serious problem. According to the study, 10% increase in a number of citizens who noted corruption upsurge was reported, compared with 2009 results.

The studies showed 81% of Armenian people are dissatisfied with the general situation in the country; 59% are unhappy with the economic situation in Armenia. The data indicated grew by 20 and 16% respectively as compared with 2008 results. The majority of those polled pointed out unemployment, inflation, poverty among the key problems.

According to Ms. Manasyan, the studies aim to find out Armenian population's perception of corruption, awareness of anti-corruption programs.

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