Poll: Politics 'most corrupt' occupation

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.

The survey of 1,289 people throughout the country was conducted by Suan Dusit between Dec 6-8 .

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