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Politicians are more corrupt than those in any other occupation, according to a Suan Dusit Poll revealed on Sunday. 

Asked which group of people they thought were most corrupt, 45.39% pointed to politicians, 30.24% civil servants, 12.86% police and soldiers and 11.51% businessmen and investors.

Asked their opinion on Thailand being ranked 88th in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index published last week, 33.25% said it was shameful and damaging to the country's image, 28.06% said the problem should be solved immediately, 22.96% felt more concerned about corruption in Thailand, and 15.73% said punitive measures against corruption were still ineffective.

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