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

The average for 2023 based on 41 countries was 65 points. The highest value was in Denmark: 100 points and the lowest value was in Russia: 28 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
Denmark 100 1 1996 - 2023
Finland 98 2 1996 - 2023
Norway 96 3 1996 - 2023
Sweden 96 4 1995 - 2023
Switzerland 92 5 1996 - 2023
Netherlands 91 6 1996 - 2023
Luxembourg 90 7 1996 - 2023
Germany 89 8 1995 - 2023
UK 86 9 1995 - 2023
Iceland 84 10 1997 - 2023
Estonia 83 11 1995 - 2023
Ireland 83 12 1995 - 2023
Austria 81 13 1995 - 2023
Belgium 81 14 1996 - 2023
Liechtenstein 81 15 2023 - 2023
France 76 16 1995 - 2023
Lithuania 69 17 1996 - 2023
Portugal 67 18 1995 - 2023
Spain 67 19 1995 - 2023
Latvia 65 20 1996 - 2023
Slovenia 65 21 1996 - 2023
Italy 61 22 1995 - 2023
Czechia 60 23 1995 - 2023
Poland 60 24 1995 - 2023
Cyprus 59 25 1996 - 2023
Malta 57 26 1995 - 2023
Slovakia 57 27 1995 - 2023
Greece 53 28 1995 - 2023
Croatia 51 29 1996 - 2023
Montenegro 47 30 2002 - 2023
Romania 47 31 1995 - 2023
Hungary 45 32 1995 - 2023
Bulgaria 44 33 1995 - 2023
North Macedonia 40 34 2002 - 2023
Belarus 39 35 1995 - 2023
Serbia 38 36 2002 - 2023
Turkey 37 37 1995 - 2023
Albania 36 38 1995 - 2023
Moldova 36 39 1995 - 2023
Bosnia & Herz. 33 40 1998 - 2023
Russia 28 41 1995 - 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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