Nigeria: Freedom from corruption

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 Nigeria

Freedom from corruption index (0-100)

 Latest value 23
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 23
 Min - Max 7 - 50
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1995 to 2023. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 23 points with a minimum of 7 points in 1998 and a maximum of 50 points in 1995. The latest value from 2023 is 23 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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Nigeria - Freedom from corruption - recent values

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




The Freedom from Corruption index for Nigeria 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 24 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 23 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 50 2023 points
 Business freedom 44 2023 points
 Labor freedom 74 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 65.00 2023 points
 Trade freedom 68 2023 points
 Investment freedom 45 2023 points
 Financial freedom 40 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 54 2023 index points
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