According to Transparency International, civil servants and government workers in Nigeria accepted $3.2 Billion (450 Billion Naira) in bribes during during the 2010/2011 fiscal year.
Between 2000 and 2008,$4.47 Billion was illegally laundered each year through tax evasion, corruption and other types of crimes through Costa Rica. The amount laundered was equal to roughly one-fifth of the country’s GDP during that same time period.
40 percent of citizens in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldives reported that they paid a briber to a government worker. The police were the largest recipients of the bribes. Up to two-thirds of people in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan who had contact with the police paid a bribe during the year.
Between 2009 and 2011, news media in China reported that 15,109 officials were punished for corruption and bribery crimes in construction related activities.
Corruption and bribery in Kenya is estimated to cost as much as $1 Billion each year. Despite living on less than $1 per day, Kenyans pay on average 16 bribes each month.
A report by Global Financial Integrity estimates that up to $903 Billion was lost to crime, corruption and tax evasion in developing countries in 2009.
According to author and researcher Andrew Feinstein, 40 percent of all corruption in world trade involves transactions in the global arms trade.
According to a survey by StatsSA, 5.6 percent of households in South Africa reported being asked to pay a bribe to government officials between 2008 and 2010. Out of all the bribes asked to be paid, 52.8 percent of the requests were from traffic police with the bribes being used to avoid traffic fines.
According to a survey report conducted by Transparency International, 56 percent of people living in Souhtern Africa who came in contact with a public service worker were asked to pay a bribe in 2010.
A report by the Congressional Research Service in the United States reported that contracted projects in Afghanistan are 30 percent higher than necessary, and that the 30 percent increase in costs is due to corruption and bribery.