Costa Rica: Freedom from corruption

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 Costa Rica

Freedom from corruption index (0-100)

 Latest value 63
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 52
 Min - Max 41 - 65
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 52 points with a minimum of 41 points in 2008 and a maximum of 65 points in 1999. The latest value from 2023 is 63 points. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 180 countries is 45 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Costa Rica - Freedom from corruption - recent values

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Costa Rica - Freedom from corruption - historical chart - 1995-2023




The Freedom from Corruption index for Costa Rica 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 66 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 63 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 17 2023 points
 Business freedom 74 2023 points
 Labor freedom 58 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 82.20 2023 points
 Trade freedom 75 2023 points
 Investment freedom 70 2023 points
 Financial freedom 50 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 67 2023 index points
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