Lesotho: Freedom from corruption

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 Lesotho

Freedom from corruption index (0-100)

 Latest value 42
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2023
 Average 34
 Min - Max 30 - 49
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1996 to 2023. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 34 points with a minimum of 30 points in 1996 and a maximum of 49 points in 2015. The latest value from 2023 is 42 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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Lesotho - Freedom from corruption - recent values

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Lesotho - Freedom from corruption - historical chart - 1996-2023




The Freedom from Corruption index for Lesotho 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 42 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 42 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 70 2023 points
 Business freedom 44 2023 points
 Labor freedom 58 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 74.90 2023 points
 Trade freedom 61 2023 points
 Investment freedom 55 2023 points
 Financial freedom 40 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 52 2023 index points
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