Costa Rica: Freedom from corruption index (0-100): For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for Costa Rica from 1995 to 2018. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 50 points with a minumum of 41 points in 2008 and a maximum of 65 points in 1999. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.