Japan: Freedom from corruption

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Freedom from corruption index (0-100)

 Latest value 81
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 75
 Min - Max 58 - 90
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Japan from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Japan during that period was 75 points with a minimum of 58 points in 2000 and a maximum of 90 points in 1995. The latest value from 2023 is 81 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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Japan - Freedom from corruption - recent values

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Japan - Freedom from corruption - historical chart - 1995-2023

The Freedom from Corruption index for Japan 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 94 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 81 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 18 2023 points
 Business freedom 78 2023 points
 Labor freedom 67 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 87.10 2023 points
 Trade freedom 75 2023 points
 Investment freedom 60 2023 points
 Financial freedom 60 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 69 2023 index points
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