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Freedom from corruption index (0-100), 2023:

The average for 2023 based on 52 countries was 32 points. The highest value was in the Seychelles: 72 points and the lowest value was in Equatorial Guinea: 9 points. The indicator is available from 1995 to 2023. 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, 2023 Global rank Available data
Seychelles 72 1 2009 - 2023
Cape Verde 61 2 1996 - 2023
Botswana 59 3 1995 - 2023
Mauritius 58 4 1999 - 2023
Namibia 53 5 1997 - 2023
Rwanda 53 6 1997 - 2023
S.T.&Principe 48 7 2009 - 2023
South Africa 48 8 1995 - 2023
Tunisia 47 9 1995 - 2023
Senegal 46 10 1996 - 2023
Ghana 45 11 1995 - 2023
Benin 44 12 1996 - 2023
Burkina Faso 43 13 1996 - 2023
Lesotho 42 14 1996 - 2023
Morocco 39 15 1995 - 2023
Gambia 37 16 1997 - 2023
Malawi 37 17 1995 - 2023
Tanzania 37 18 1995 - 2023
Ethiopia 35 19 1995 - 2023
Ivory Coast 34 20 1995 - 2023
Sierra Leone 34 21 1995 - 2023
Swaziland 33 22 1995 - 2023
Niger 32 23 1996 - 2023
Kenya 30 24 1995 - 2023
Togo 30 25 1999 - 2023
Zambia 30 26 1995 - 2023
Algeria 28 27 1995 - 2023
Egypt 28 28 1995 - 2023
Djibouti 27 29 1997 - 2023
Mali 27 30 1995 - 2023
Mozambique 27 31 1995 - 2023
Gabon 26 32 1995 - 2023
Liberia 26 33 2009 - 2023
Guinea 24 34 1995 - 2023
Madagascar 24 35 1995 - 2023
Mauritania 24 36 1996 - 2023
Uganda 24 37 1995 - 2023
Angola 23 38 1995 - 2023
Nigeria 23 39 1995 - 2023
Cameroon 21 40 1995 - 2023
Comoros 20 41 2009 - 2023
Zimbabwe 20 42 1995 - 2023
G.-Bissau 19 43 1999 - 2023
C.A. Republic 17 44 2002 - 2023
Sudan 16 45 1995 - 2023
Burundi 13 46 1997 - 2023
Chad 13 47 1997 - 2023
Libya 13 48 1996 - 2023
R. of Congo 13 49 1996 - 2023
DR Congo 12 50 1995 - 2023
Eritrea 12 51 2009 - 2023
Eq. Guinea 9 52 1999 - 2023



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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