North Korea: Freedom from corruption

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 North Korea

Freedom from corruption index (0-100)

 Latest value 2
 Year 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2023
 Average 10
 Min - Max 2 - 25
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 1995 to 2023. The average value for North Korea during that period was 10 points with a minimum of 2 points in 2023 and a maximum of 25 points in 2018. The latest value from 2023 is 2 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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Recent values chart
North Korea - Freedom from corruption - recent values

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North Korea - Freedom from corruption - historical chart - 1995-2023




The Freedom from Corruption index for North Korea 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 17 2023 points
 Freedom from corruption 2 2023 points
 Fiscal freedom 0 2023 points
 Business freedom 5 2023 points
 Labor freedom 5 2023 points
 Monetary freedom 0.10 2023 points
 Trade freedom 0 2023 points
 Investment freedom 0 2023 points
 Financial freedom 0 2023 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 3 2023 index points
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