Corruptibility Index — 2017/18

Share

The Corruptibility Index lists countries in order of their increasing degrees of corruptibility.

The rankings in the table below begin with the highest ranking of 1 meaning lowest level of corruption through to 180 meaning the highest level of corruption; this includes corruption in business, the police force and politics, etc. The list captures the informed views of businesspeople, analysts and experts in countries around the world.

Country

Rank

ISO3 code

Region

New Zealand

1

NZL

AP

Denmark

2

DNK

WE/EU

Finland

3

FIN

WE/EU

Norway

3

NOR

WE/EU

Switzerland

3

CHE

WE/EU

Singapore

6

SGP

AP

Sweden

6

SWE

WE/EU

Canada

8

CAN

AME

Luxembourg

8

LUX

WE/EU

Netherlands

8

NLD

WE/EU

United Kingdom

8

GBR

WE/EU

Germany

12

DEU

WE/EU

Australia

13

AUS

AP

Hong Kong

13

HKG

AP

Iceland

13

ISL

WE/EU

Austria

16

AUT

WE/EU

Belgium

16

BEL

WE/EU

United States of America

16

USA

AME

Ireland

19

IRL

WE/EU

Japan

20

JPN

AP

Estonia

21

EST

WE/EU

United Arab Emirates

21

ARE

MENA

France

23

FRA

WE/EU

Uruguay

23

URY

AME

Barbados

25

BRB

AME

Bhutan

26

BTN

AP

Chile

26

CHL

AME

Bahamas

28

BHS

AME

Portugal

29

PRT

WE/EU

Qatar

29

QAT

MENA

Taiwan

29

TWN

AP

Brunei Darussalam

32

BRN

AP

Israel

32

ISR

MENA

Botswana

34

BWA

SSA

Slovenia

34

SVN

WE/EU

Poland

36

POL

WE/EU

Seychelles

36

SYC

SSA

Costa Rica

38

CRI

AME

Lithuania

38

LTU

WE/EU

Latvia

40

LVA

WE/EU

St Vincent and the Grenadines

40

VCT

AME

Cyprus

42

CYP

WE/EU

Czech Republic

42

CZE

WE/EU

Dominica

42

DMA

AME

Spain

42

ESP

WE/EU

Georgia

46

GEO

ECA

Malta

46

MLT

WE/EU

Cabo Verde (Cape Verde)

48

CPV

SSA

Rwanda

48

RWA

SSA

St Lucia

48

LCA

AME

Korea, South

51

KOR

AP

Grenada

52

GRD

AME

Namibia

53

NAM

SSA

Italy

54

ITA

WE/EU

Mauritius

54

MUS

SSA

Slovakia

54

SVK

WE/EU

Croatia

57

HRV

WE/EU

Saudi Arabia

57

SAU

MENA

Greece

59

GRC

WE/EU

Jordan

59

JOR

MENA

Romania

59

ROU

WE/EU

Cuba

62

CUB

AME

Malaysia

62

MYS

AP

Montenegro

64

MNE

ECA

Sao Tome and Principe

64

STP

SSA

Hungary

66

HUN

WE/EU

Senegal

66

SEN

SSA

Belarus

68

BLR

ECA

Jamaica

68

JAM

AME

Oman

68

OMN

MENA

Bulgaria

71

BGR

WE/EU

South Africa

71

ZAF

SSA

Vanuatu

71

VUT

AP

Burkina Faso

74

BFA

SSA

Lesotho

74

LSO

SSA

Tunisia

74

TUN

MENA

China

77

CHN

AP

Serbia

77

SRB

ECA

Suriname

77

SUR

AME

Trinidad and Tobago

77

TTO

AME

Ghana

81

GHA

SSA

India

81

IND

AP

Morocco

81

MAR

MENA

Turkey

81

TUR

ECA

Argentina

85

ARG

AME

Benin

85

BEN

SSA

Kosovo

85

KSV

ECA

Kuwait

85

KWT

MENA

Solomon Islands

85

SLB

AP

Swaziland

85

SWZ

SSA

Albania

91

ALB

ECA

Bosnia and Herzegovina

91

BIH

ECA

Guyana

91

GUY

AME

Sri Lanka

91

LKA

AP

Timor-Leste

91

TLS

AP

Brazil

96

BRA

AME

Colombia

96

COL

AME

Indonesia

96

IDN

AP

Panama

96

PAN

AME

Peru

96

PER

AME

Thailand

96

THA

AP

Zambia

96

ZMB

SSA

Bahrain

103

BHR

MENA

Côte d’Ivoire

103

CIV

SSA

Mongolia

103

MNG

AP

Tanzania

103

TZA

SSA

Armenia

107

ARM

ECA

Ethiopia

107

ETH

SSA

Macedonia

107

MKD

ECA

Vietnam

107

VNM

AP

Philippines

111

PHL

AP

Algeria

112

DZA

MENA

Bolivia

112

BOL

AME

El Salvador

112

SLV

AME

Maldives

112

MDV

AP

Niger

112

NER

SSA

Ecuador

117

ECU

AME

Egypt

117

EGY

MENA

Gabon

117

GAB

SSA

Pakistan

117

PAK

AP

Togo

117

TGO

SSA

Azerbaijan

122

AZE

ECA

Djibouti

122

DJI

SSA

Kazakhstan

122

KAZ

ECA

Liberia

122

LBR

SSA

Malawi

122

MWI

SSA

Mali

122

MLI

SSA

Nepal

122

NPL

AP

Moldova

122

MDA

ECA

Gambia

130

GMB

SSA

Iran

130

IRN

MENA

Myanmar

130

MMR

AP

Sierra Leone

130

SLE

SSA

Ukraine

130

UKR

ECA

Dominican Republic

135

DOM

AME

Honduras

135

HND

AME

Kyrgyzstan

135

KGZ

ECA

Laos

135

LAO

AP

Mexico

135

MEX

AME

Papua New Guinea

135

PNG

AP

Paraguay

135

PRY

AME

Russia

135

RUS

ECA

Bangladesh

143

BGD

AP

Guatemala

143

GTM

AME

Kenya

143

KEN

SSA

Lebanon

143

LBN

MENA

Mauritania

143

MRT

SSA

Comoros

148

COM

SSA

Guinea

148

GIN

SSA

Nigeria

148

NGA

SSA

Nicaragua

151

NIC

AME

Uganda

151

UGA

SSA

Cameroon

153

CMR

SSA

Mozambique

153

MOZ

SSA

Madagascar

155

MDG

SSA

Central African Republic

156

CAF

SSA

Burundi

157

BDI

SSA

Haiti

157

HTI

AME

Uzbekistan

157

UZB

ECA

Zimbabwe

157

ZWE

SSA

Cambodia

161

KHM

AP

Congo (Congo-Brazzaville Republic)

161

COG

SSA

Democratic Republic of the Congo

161

COD

SSA

Tajikistan

161

TJK

ECA

Chad

165

TCD

SSA

Eritrea

165

ERI

SSA

Angola

167

AGO

SSA

Turkmenistan

167

TKM

ECA

Iraq

169

IRQ

MENA

Venezuela

169

VEN

AME

Korea, North

171

PRK

AP

Equatorial Guinea

171

GNQ

SSA

Guinea-Bissau

171

GNB

SSA

Libya

171

LBY

MENA

Sudan

175

SDN

SSA

Yemen

175

YEM

MENA

Afghanistan

177

AFG

AP

Syria

178

SYR

MENA

South Sudan

179

SSD

SSA

Somalia

180

SOM

SSA

*The above content is taken from the Corruption Perceptions Index 2017, provided by Transparency International and licensed under CC BY-ND 4.0.

Key to region areas:

  • AP — Asia Pacific

  • WE/EU — Western Europe

  • AME — Americas

  • MENA — Middle East and North Africa

  • SSA — Sub-Saharan Africa

  • ECA — Europe and Central Asia

Last reviewed 28 May 2018

International Trade Newsletter

Since you're here... Why not sign up to our free weekly newsletter?

Remain compliant and stay ahead of industry changes in International Trade.