USA: Freedom from corruption

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Freedom from corruption index (0-100)

 Latest value 76
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 76
 Min - Max 71 - 90
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1995 to 2024. The average value for the USA during that period was 76 points with a minimum of 71 points in 2012 and a maximum of 90 points in 1995. The latest value from 2024 is 76 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 180 countries is 44 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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USA - Freedom from corruption - historical chart - 1995-2024

The Freedom from Corruption index for the USA 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.

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