Survey on corruption and crime affecting the business sector in Croatia

Commissioned by: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Project duration: May, 2012 – May, 2013
Project manager: Jelena Budak, PhD

Brief outline: 
Survey on business executives'/owners' experience of corruption and assessing corruption patterns by sector and business size was a valuable source of data on corruption as an obstacle for doing business in our country. The results served to improve anti-corruption policy measures and incentive business climate in Croatia. Further use of data for advanced analysis and their international comparability could ensure the solid corruption statistics database and benchmarking indicators for the future. The target population surveyed in Croatia were businesses from 4-6 main economic sectors and in three different business sizes, in terms of the number of employees. The net survey sample was 1500 repondents. Data were collected by CATI or face-to-face CAPI assisted methods. The fieldwork was conducted by subcontracting market research agency. The main outputs of the project were: a database in the SPSS system, statistical tables per tabulation plan and survey report in English and Croatian. The report was presented to the public and national stakeholders at the public launch event.