“Corruption continues to be a challenge for Europe. Affecting all EU Member States, corruption costs the European economy around 120 billion euros per year. Member States have taken many initiatives in recent years, but the results are uneven and more should be done to prevent and punish corruption. These are some of the conclusions from the first ever EU Anti-Corruption Report published by the European Commission in 2014.

The EU Anti-Corruption Report explains the situation in each Member State: what anti-corruption measures are in place, which ones are working well, what could be improved and how.

National chapters in English and in national languages are available here.

The report shows that both the nature and level of corruption and the effectiveness of measures

taken to fight it vary from one Member State to another. It also shows that corruption deserves greater attention in all Member States.