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

The average for 2023 based on 20 countries was 37 points. The highest value was in Uruguay: 77 points and the lowest value was in Venezuela: 7 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
Uruguay 77 1 1995 - 2023
Chile 72 2 1995 - 2023
Costa Rica 63 3 1995 - 2023
Argentina 43 4 1995 - 2023
Colombia 41 5 1995 - 2023
Brazil 39 6 1995 - 2023
Panama 39 7 1995 - 2023
Peru 39 8 1995 - 2023
Cuba 37 9 1995 - 2023
Ecuador 37 10 1995 - 2023
El Salvador 35 11 1995 - 2023
Domin. Rep. 33 12 1995 - 2023
Mexico 31 13 1995 - 2023
Paraguay 30 14 1995 - 2023
Bolivia 28 15 1995 - 2023
Guatemala 25 16 1995 - 2023
Honduras 23 17 1995 - 2023
Nicaragua 18 18 1995 - 2023
Haiti 16 19 1995 - 2023
Venezuela 7 20 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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