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

The average for 2023 based on 12 countries was 41 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 -
Chile 72 2 -
Argentina 43 3 -
Colombia 41 4 -
Guyana 40 5 -
Brazil 39 6 -
Peru 39 7 -
Suriname 39 8 -
Ecuador 37 9 -
Paraguay 30 10 -
Bolivia 28 11 -
Venezuela 7 12 -



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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