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Freedom from corruption index (0-100), 2022 - Country rankings:

The average for 2022 based on 175 countries was 45 points.The highest value was in Denmark: 100 points and the lowest value was in North Korea: 4 points. The indicator is available from 1995 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The Heritage Foundation
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Countries Freedom from corruption, 2022 Global rank Available data
Denmark 100 1 1996 - 2022
New Zealand 98 2 1996 - 2022
Finland 96 3 1996 - 2022
Norway 96 4 1996 - 2022
Sweden 96 5 1995 - 2022
Singapore 93 6 1995 - 2022
Netherlands 92 7 1996 - 2022
Switzerland 92 8 1996 - 2022
Luxembourg 90 9 1996 - 2022
Germany 89 10 1995 - 2022
Australia 87 11 1995 - 2022
Canada 87 12 1995 - 2022
UK 87 13 1995 - 2022
Iceland 85 14 1997 - 2022
Belgium 84 15 1996 - 2022
Estonia 84 16 1995 - 2022
Austria 83 17 1995 - 2022
Ireland 81 18 1995 - 2022
Japan 81 19 1995 - 2022
France 76 20 1995 - 2022
USA 76 21 1995 - 2022
Uruguay 75 22 1995 - 2022
Bhutan 74 23 2009 - 2022
Taiwan 74 24 1995 - 2022
UA Emirates 72 25 1996 - 2022
Chile 71 26 1995 - 2022
Barbados 69 27 1996 - 2022
South Korea 69 28 1995 - 2022
Portugal 68 29 1995 - 2022
Lithuania 67 30 1996 - 2022
Slovenia 67 31 1996 - 2022
Spain 67 32 1995 - 2022
Israel 65 33 1995 - 2022
Seychelles 65 34 2009 - 2022
Bahamas 64 35 1995 - 2022
Georgia 64 36 1996 - 2022
Costa Rica 63 37 1995 - 2022
Cyprus 63 38 1996 - 2022
St. Vincent & ... 62 39 2009 - 2022
Botswana 61 40 1995 - 2022
Brunei 61 41 2014 - 2022
Cape Verde 61 42 1996 - 2022
Latvia 61 43 1996 - 2022
Poland 61 44 1995 - 2022
Czechia 60 45 1995 - 2022
Qatar 60 46 1999 - 2022
Saint Lucia 58 47 2009 - 2022
Italy 57 48 1995 - 2022
Mauritius 57 49 1999 - 2022
Micronesia 57 50 2009 - 2022
Dominica 56 51 2009 - 2022
Malta 56 52 1995 - 2022
Rwanda 55 53 1997 - 2022
Fiji 54 54 1995 - 2022
Malaysia 54 55 1995 - 2022
Namibia 54 56 1997 - 2022
Samoa 54 57 1996 - 2022
Slovakia 54 58 1995 - 2022
Oman 53 59 1995 - 2022
Greece 52 60 1995 - 2022
Armenia 51 61 1996 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 51 62 1996 - 2022
Croatia 50 63 1996 - 2022
Jordan 50 64 1995 - 2022
Jamaica 49 65 1995 - 2022
S.T.&Principe 49 66 2009 - 2022
Senegal 48 67 1996 - 2022
South Africa 48 68 1995 - 2022
Tunisia 47 69 1995 - 2022
Bulgaria 46 70 1995 - 2022
Montenegro 46 71 2002 - 2022
Argentina 45 72 1995 - 2022
Ghana 45 73 1995 - 2022
Kiribati 45 74 2009 - 2022
Romania 45 75 1995 - 2022
Belarus 44 76 1995 - 2022
Hungary 44 77 1995 - 2022
Kuwait 44 78 1996 - 2022
Tr.&Tobago 44 79 1996 - 2022
Lesotho 43 80 1996 - 2022
Maldives 43 81 2009 - 2022
Bahrain 42 82 1995 - 2022
Colombia 42 83 1995 - 2022
Guyana 42 84 1995 - 2022
India 42 85 1995 - 2022
Solomon Isl. 42 86 2009 - 2022
Vanuatu 42 87 2009 - 2022
Burkina Faso 41 88 1996 - 2022
Morocco 41 89 1995 - 2022
Tonga 41 90 2009 - 2022
Benin 40 91 1996 - 2022
Brazil 40 92 1995 - 2022
Cuba 40 93 1995 - 2022
Indonesia 40 94 1995 - 2022
Peru 40 95 1995 - 2022
Sri Lanka 40 96 1995 - 2022
China 39 97 1995 - 2022
North Macedonia 39 98 2002 - 2022
Thailand 39 99 1995 - 2022
Turkey 39 100 1995 - 2022
Belize 38 101 1995 - 2022
Gambia 38 102 1997 - 2022
Kazakhstan 38 103 1998 - 2022
Panama 38 104 1995 - 2022
Serbia 38 105 2002 - 2022
Suriname 38 106 1996 - 2022
Ecuador 37 107 1995 - 2022
Mongolia 37 108 1995 - 2022
Tanzania 37 109 1995 - 2022
Albania 36 110 1995 - 2022
El Salvador 36 111 1995 - 2022
Moldova 35 112 1995 - 2022
Philippines 35 113 1995 - 2022
Ivory Coast 34 114 1995 - 2022
Nepal 34 115 1996 - 2022
Ukraine 34 116 1995 - 2022
Vietnam 34 117 1995 - 2022
Bosnia & Herz. 33 118 1998 - 2022
Ethiopia 33 119 1995 - 2022
Niger 33 120 1996 - 2022
Mexico 32 121 1995 - 2022
Sierra Leone 32 122 1995 - 2022
Swaziland 32 123 1995 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 31 124 1995 - 2022
Kenya 31 125 1995 - 2022
Zambia 31 126 1995 - 2022
Algeria 30 127 1995 - 2022
Burma 30 128 1996 - 2022
Paraguay 30 129 1995 - 2022
Russia 30 130 1995 - 2022
Azerbaijan 29 131 1996 - 2022
Bolivia 29 132 1995 - 2022
Egypt 29 133 1995 - 2022
Kyrgyzstan 29 134 1998 - 2022
Malawi 29 135 1995 - 2022
Togo 29 136 1999 - 2022
Mali 28 137 1995 - 2022
Guatemala 27 138 1995 - 2022
Pakistan 27 139 1995 - 2022
Guinea 26 140 1995 - 2022
Mozambique 26 141 1995 - 2022
Papua N.G. 26 142 1996 - 2022
Djibouti 25 143 1997 - 2022
Honduras 25 144 1995 - 2022
Liberia 25 145 2009 - 2022
Gabon 24 146 1995 - 2022
Mauritania 24 147 1996 - 2022
Uganda 24 148 1995 - 2022
Uzbekistan 24 149 1998 - 2022
Lebanon 23 150 1996 - 2022
Madagascar 23 151 1995 - 2022
Nigeria 23 152 1995 - 2022
Bangladesh 22 153 1995 - 2022
Angola 21 154 1995 - 2022
Zimbabwe 21 155 1995 - 2022
Cameroon 20 156 1995 - 2022
Comoros 20 157 2009 - 2022
Iran 20 158 1996 - 2022
Laos 20 159 1996 - 2022
Nicaragua 19 160 1995 - 2022
C.A. Republic 18 161 2002 - 2022
Tajikistan 18 162 1998 - 2022
G.-Bissau 16 163 1999 - 2022
Sudan 15 164 1995 - 2022
Haiti 14 165 1995 - 2022
Chad 13 166 1997 - 2022
R. of Congo 13 167 1996 - 2022
Burundi 12 168 1997 - 2022
Cambodia 12 169 1997 - 2022
DR Congo 12 170 1995 - 2022
Eritrea 11 171 2009 - 2022
Eq. Guinea 7 172 1999 - 2022
Turkmenistan 7 173 1998 - 2022
Venezuela 7 174 1995 - 2022
North Korea 4 175 1995 - 2022


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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