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Elena Prokhorova: The level of residents' confidence in the authorities continues to grow in the Penza region

10:28 | 31.10.2017 | Society

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Penza, 31 October 2017. PenzaNews. The tendency towards increase of the level of residents' confidence in the authorities has been registered in the Penza region. This was reported by the first vice rector of the Regional Development Institute Elena Prokhorova.

Elena Prokhorova: The level of residents' confidence in the authorities continues to grow in the Penza region

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According to her, such conclusions were drawn as a result of the sociological study "Perception of corruption by residents of the Penza region" conducted in January-June of the year 2017.

"While in 2015, 57% of Penza region residents estimated anti-corruption efforts of all authorities as ineffective, in 2017 the number fell to 23.7%," Elena Prokhorova explained at the meeting of the Anti-Corruption Committee that was held in the regional government on Tuesday, October 31.

According to her, only 6% of the respondents described corruption as one of the main regional problems.

"Most of the people do not consider corruption inevitable," the first vice rector of the Regional Development Institute noted.

She specified that according to the research the most corrupted were the Penzensky area, Penza and Zarechny.

"Over 60% of the respondents say that they would like to report corruption to different structures. [...] 14% would prefer not to report it," Elena Prokhorova explained.

The first vice rector of the Regional Development Institute added that the most corrupted in the Penza region were named medical institutions, the traffic police, and educational institutions.

Elena Prokhorova reported that during the sociological research 1,300 people that had been selected by a random sampling technique, and 100 people occupying managerial positions were interviewed.

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