Statistical Data

Status of the granting of compensation and rewards to corruption reporters by year

Status of the granting of compensation and rewards to corruption reporters by year

● Source: Civil Rights White Paper 2018
● Investigating organization: ANTI-CORRUPTION AND CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION
● Investigation period: 2008. ~ 2018. 12. 31.
● The reward AND award system FOR reporters IS TO provide payment TO reporters whose reporting about corruption OR violation OF PUBLIC interest contributed TO promotion OF PUBLIC interest OR directly led TO recovery OF OR increase IN revenues OR decrease IN PUBLIC expenses. The system IS playing an effective function IN eradicating corruption AND preventing violation OF PUBLIC interest, which can encourage people’s voluntary participation IN corruption AND PUBLIC interest reporting by rewarding individuals’ acts OF courage done FOR PUBLIC interest despite diverse risks.
● BETWEEN 2008 AND 2018, 173,848 million won was recovered AS a result OF corruption reports, AND 14,969 million won IN award money was paid ON 578 reported cases, WITH 25.89 million won IN rewards paid ON average. Reward rate TO amount recovered by PUBLIC institutions recorded 8.6% ON average.
● Since 2008, 708 million won IN award money has been paid TO reporters ON 89 cases.

Statistical Data

(unit : 1,000won, case)

Status of the granting of compensation and rewards to corruption reporters by year
Division Total Compensation Structure
cnt amount cnt amount cnt amount
total 667 15,677,670 667 15,677,670 667 15,677,670
2008 24 428,175 24 428,175 24 428,175
2009 26 719,646 26 719,646 26 719,646
2010 33 662,641 33 662,641 33 662,641
2011 17 1,524,401 17 1,524,401 17 1,524,401
2012 54 1,480,444 54 1,480,444 54 1,480,444
2013 48 1,011,710 48 1,011,710 48 1,011,710
2014 36 695,003 36 695,003 36 695,003
2015 32 1,436,878 32 1,436,878 32 1,436,878
2016 101 2,326,065 101 2,326,065 101 2,326,065
2017 121 2,199,213 121 2,199,213 121 2,199,213
2018 175 3,193,494 175 3,193,494 175 3,193,494