Bribes paid in Mexico in 2010

The Mexican chapter of Transparency International estimates $2.75 Billion were paid in bribes in Mexico in 2010, an increase of 18.5 percent from 2007.

The average bribe paid by Mexicans was $14, compared to $12 in 2007.

(More data on government corruption.)

Source: Associated Press, “Survey: Corruption increases in Mexico by 18.5 pct,” Bloomberg BusinessWeek, May 10, 2011.