South Korea: Corruption Perceptions Index, 100 = no corruption
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 2001 to 2019. The average value for South Korea during that period was 52 points with a minimum of 42 points in 2001 and a maximum of 59 points in 2019.
The latest value from 2019 is 59 points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 177
countries is 43 points.
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Definition: The Corruption Perceptions Index is an indicator of perceptions of public sector corruption, i.e. administrative and political corruption. The indicator values are determined by using information from surveys and assessments of corruption, collected by a variety of reputable institutions.