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

The average for 2023 based on 10 countries was 57 points. The highest value was in New Zealand: 97 points and the lowest value was in Papua New Guinea: 32 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
New Zealand 97 1 1996 - 2023
Australia 83 2 1995 - 2023
Micronesia 62 3 2009 - 2023
Samoa 59 4 1996 - 2023
Fiji 55 5 1995 - 2023
Kiribati 52 6 2009 - 2023
Vanuatu 46 7 2009 - 2023
Solomon Isl. 45 8 2009 - 2023
Tonga 43 9 2009 - 2023
Papua N.G. 32 10 1996 - 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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