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

The average for 2023 based on 27 countries was 70 points. The highest value was in Denmark: 100 points and the lowest value was in Bulgaria: 44 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
Sweden 96 3 1995 - 2023
Netherlands 91 4 1996 - 2023
Luxembourg 90 5 1996 - 2023
Germany 89 6 1995 - 2023
Estonia 83 7 1995 - 2023
Ireland 83 8 1995 - 2023
Austria 81 9 1995 - 2023
Belgium 81 10 1996 - 2023
France 76 11 1995 - 2023
Lithuania 69 12 1996 - 2023
Portugal 67 13 1995 - 2023
Spain 67 14 1995 - 2023
Latvia 65 15 1996 - 2023
Slovenia 65 16 1996 - 2023
Italy 61 17 1995 - 2023
Czechia 60 18 1995 - 2023
Poland 60 19 1995 - 2023
Cyprus 59 20 1996 - 2023
Malta 57 21 1995 - 2023
Slovakia 57 22 1995 - 2023
Greece 53 23 1995 - 2023
Croatia 51 24 1996 - 2023
Romania 47 25 1995 - 2023
Hungary 45 26 1995 - 2023
Bulgaria 44 27 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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