Personal transgressions to cover up a mistake or misdeed (22%)

    For economical advantage and financial gain (16%)

    To avoid a tough situation or escape from people or to evade them (14%)

    Personal advantage for different sorts of benefits (15%)

    For our own self-image (8%)

    To make people laugh (5%)

    To help others (5%)

    For the sake of politeness (2%)

    To hurt others (4%)

    To disregard reality, to fantasize ( 2%)

    When the motives are unclear even to the one who lies (7%)