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

The average for 2023 based on 18 countries was 34 points. The highest value was in the United Arab Emirates: 69 points and the lowest value was in Syria: 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
UA Emirates 69 1 1996 - 2023
Qatar 58 2 1999 - 2023
Saudi Arabia 50 3 1996 - 2023
Oman 49 4 1995 - 2023
Jordan 48 5 1995 - 2023
Tunisia 47 6 1995 - 2023
Kuwait 44 7 1996 - 2023
Bahrain 40 8 1995 - 2023
Morocco 39 9 1995 - 2023
Algeria 28 10 1995 - 2023
Egypt 28 11 1995 - 2023
Djibouti 27 12 1997 - 2023
Lebanon 23 13 1996 - 2023
Iran 20 14 1996 - 2023
Iraq 19 15 1996 - 2023
Libya 13 16 1996 - 2023
Syria 7 17 1996 - 2023
Yemen 7 18 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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