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A new study shows that corruption poses the most prominent challenge to Libya

Libyan Cloud News Agency – Tripoli

A new study conducted by GOLDEN TULIP Foundation in cooperation with the Libyan Cloud News Agency has shown that the spread of financial and administrative corruption is the most prominent challenge facing Libya at this stage.

The study indicated that 42% of survey participants believe that the government does not fight corruption or try to eliminate it.

The study finds that Libya is not moving in the right direction in general, and it gives a high rate of deterioration of the economic situation, indicating that the economic situation was slightly better during the past five years, while showing some optimism for improvement during the next five years.

45% of the survey participants think that the security situation is bad, and 33% described it as very bad, while 79% of the participants expressed dissatisfaction with the performance of the Presidential Council.

The General Electricity Company ranked first by 24% as the most corrupt institution, then the National Oil Corporation by 23%, followed consecutively by the Central Bank of Libya, the Ministry of Health, Communications sector, Education, and Finance.

The study was divided into five sections, as follows:

The first section – demography: It included age, gender, profession, educational level, income and marital status.

The second section – the economic situation: Trend of the situation, challenges, evaluation and comparison of the economic situation, the security situation.

Section Three – Trust and evaluation of government performance: The level of trust in the three authorities, corruption, and executive performance.

Section Four – Elections and Representation: Participation in the previous and subsequent elections, the Constitution, the representation of women.

Fifth Section – Media: The Internet, the source of information, credibility, freedom to demonstrate, sit-ins and membership.

507 samples took part in the study representing all regions of Libya according to the population distribution of 2006 census, and with an equal percentage between males and females (50%) in areas of an urban and rural nature. The margin of error reached 2.7%.

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