China: Freedom from corruption

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 China

Freedom from corruption index (0-100)

 Latest value 42
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 36
 Min - Max 22 - 49
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1995 to 2024. The average value for China during that period was 36 points with a minimum of 22 points in 1997 and a maximum of 49 points in 2019. The latest value from 2024 is 42 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 180 countries is 44 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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China - Freedom from corruption - Recent values chart

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China - Freedom from corruption - historical chart - 1995-2024




The Freedom from Corruption index for China from the Heritage Foundation uses mostly the data from Transparency International, an NGO that tracks corruption perceptions around the world.
Definition: The score for the Freedom of corruption index is derived primarily from Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index. For countries that are not covered in the CPI the freedom from corruption score is determined by using information from internationally recognized and reliable sources. Higher index values denote lower level of corruption.

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 Trade freedom 74 2024 points
 Investment freedom 20 2024 points
 Financial freedom 20 2024 points
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