* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Control of corruption (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong): For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Korea from 1996 to 2016. The average value for South Korea during that period was 0.47 points with a minumum of 0.32 points in 2000 and a maximum of 0.62 points in 2005. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: The index for Control of Corruption captures perceptions of the extent to which public power is exercised for private gain, including both petty and grand forms of corruption, as well as capture of the state by elites and private interests.