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Control of corruption (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong), 2021 - Country rankings:

The average for 2021 based on 192 countries was -0.03 points.The highest value was in Denmark: 2.37 points and the lowest value was in Somalia: -1.78 points. The indicator is available from 1996 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: points; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Control of corruption, 2021 Global rank Available data
Denmark 2.37 1 1996 - 2021
Finland 2.27 2 1996 - 2021
New Zealand 2.2 3 1996 - 2021
Singapore 2.17 4 1996 - 2021
Norway 2.14 5 1996 - 2021
Sweden 2.13 6 1996 - 2021
Netherlands 2.04 7 1996 - 2021
Switzerland 1.99 8 1996 - 2021
Luxembourg 1.87 9 1996 - 2021
Germany 1.81 10 1996 - 2021
Iceland 1.79 11 1996 - 2021
Australia 1.74 12 1996 - 2021
Hong Kong 1.71 13 1996 - 2021
Liechtenstein 1.7 14 1996 - 2021
UK 1.67 15 1996 - 2021
Canada 1.65 16 1996 - 2021
Ireland 1.65 17 1996 - 2021
Seychelles 1.63 18 1996 - 2021
Uruguay 1.62 19 1996 - 2021
Japan 1.57 20 1996 - 2021
Bhutan 1.55 21 1996 - 2021
Estonia 1.54 22 1996 - 2021
Belgium 1.48 23 1996 - 2021
Andorra 1.33 24 1996 - 2021
Bermuda 1.33 25 1996 - 2021
France 1.31 26 1996 - 2021
Austria 1.27 27 1996 - 2021
Brunei 1.25 28 1996 - 2021
Barbados 1.24 29 1996 - 2021
Taiwan 1.21 30 1996 - 2021
Bahamas 1.18 31 1996 - 2021
UA Emirates 1.18 32 1996 - 2021
USA 1.05 33 1996 - 2021
Cape Verde 1.04 34 1996 - 2021
Chile 0.98 35 1996 - 2021
Israel 0.86 36 1996 - 2021
Lithuania 0.85 37 1996 - 2021
Macao 0.85 38 1996 - 2021
Aruba 0.83 39 2004 - 2021
Qatar 0.81 40 1996 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 0.8 41 2004 - 2021
Portugal 0.77 42 1996 - 2021
South Korea 0.76 43 1996 - 2021
Latvia 0.75 44 1996 - 2021
Spain 0.74 45 1996 - 2021
Slovenia 0.72 46 1996 - 2021
Botswana 0.69 47 1996 - 2021
Georgia 0.69 48 1996 - 2021
Tuvalu 0.67 49 2004 - 2021
Czechia 0.64 50 1996 - 2021
Samoa 0.63 51 1996 - 2021
Rwanda 0.6 52 1996 - 2021
Saint Lucia 0.59 53 2004 - 2021
Dominica 0.58 54 1996 - 2021
Poland 0.57 55 1996 - 2021
Micronesia 0.56 56 2004 - 2021
Italy 0.54 57 1996 - 2021
Grenada 0.52 58 1996 - 2021
Costa Rica 0.5 59 1996 - 2021
Fiji 0.47 60 1996 - 2021
Mauritius 0.47 61 1996 - 2021
Puerto Rico 0.4 62 1996 - 2021
Cyprus 0.39 63 1996 - 2021
Malta 0.32 64 1996 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 0.31 65 1996 - 2021
Kiribati 0.28 66 2004 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 0.26 67 1996 - 2021
Namibia 0.26 68 1996 - 2021
S.T.&Principe 0.26 69 1996 - 2021
Slovakia 0.24 70 1996 - 2021
Greece 0.21 71 1996 - 2021
Bahrain 0.17 72 1996 - 2021
Malaysia 0.17 73 1996 - 2021
Oman 0.09 74 1996 - 2021
Armenia 0.07 75 1996 - 2021
Croatia 0.06 76 1996 - 2021
Senegal 0.06 77 1996 - 2021
China 0.05 78 1996 - 2021
Jordan 0.05 79 1996 - 2021
Hungary 0.04 80 1996 - 2021
South Africa 0.02 81 1996 - 2021
Montenegro -0.02 82 1998 - 2021
Vanuatu -0.02 83 1996 - 2021
Jamaica -0.03 84 1996 - 2021
Kuwait -0.03 85 1996 - 2021
Romania -0.04 86 1996 - 2021
Burkina Faso -0.06 87 1996 - 2021
Ghana -0.11 88 1996 - 2021
Solomon Isl. -0.14 89 1996 - 2021
Benin -0.15 90 1996 - 2021
Guyana -0.17 91 1996 - 2021
Tunisia -0.23 92 1996 - 2021
Belarus -0.24 93 1996 - 2021
Bulgaria -0.24 94 1996 - 2021
Kazakhstan -0.24 95 1996 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago -0.28 96 1996 - 2021
India -0.29 97 1996 - 2021
Vietnam -0.29 98 1996 - 2021
Belize -0.3 99 1996 - 2021
Malawi -0.3 100 1996 - 2021
Lesotho -0.32 101 1996 - 2021
Sri Lanka -0.33 102 1996 - 2021
Colombia -0.34 103 1996 - 2021
North Macedonia -0.35 104 1996 - 2021
Gambia -0.36 105 1996 - 2021
Tanzania -0.36 106 1996 - 2021
Ivory Coast -0.37 107 1996 - 2021
Maldives -0.37 108 1996 - 2021
Tonga -0.38 109 2004 - 2021
Turkey -0.39 110 1996 - 2021
Argentina -0.4 111 1996 - 2021
Ethiopia -0.4 112 1996 - 2021
Suriname -0.4 113 1996 - 2021
Indonesia -0.43 114 1996 - 2021
Morocco -0.43 115 1996 - 2021
Palau -0.43 116 2008 - 2021
Sierra Leone -0.43 117 1996 - 2021
Serbia -0.44 118 1996 - 2021
Moldova -0.45 119 1996 - 2021
Thailand -0.46 120 1996 - 2021
Brazil -0.48 121 1996 - 2021
Philippines -0.51 122 1996 - 2021
El Salvador -0.53 123 1996 - 2021
Mongolia -0.53 124 1996 - 2021
Nepal -0.53 125 1996 - 2021
Niger -0.55 126 1996 - 2021
Albania -0.56 127 1996 - 2021
Domin. Rep. -0.57 128 1996 - 2021
Ecuador -0.57 129 1996 - 2021
Panama -0.57 130 1996 - 2021
Algeria -0.61 131 1996 - 2021
Peru -0.63 132 1996 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. -0.64 133 1996 - 2021
Swaziland -0.65 134 1996 - 2021
Angola -0.66 135 1996 - 2021
Togo -0.67 136 1996 - 2021
Egypt -0.68 137 1996 - 2021
Kenya -0.71 138 1996 - 2021
Palestine -0.74 139 1996 - 2021
Zambia -0.75 140 1996 - 2021
Papua N.G. -0.76 141 1996 - 2021
Ukraine -0.77 142 1996 - 2021
Djibouti -0.78 143 1996 - 2021
Pakistan -0.79 144 1996 - 2021
Mozambique -0.81 145 1996 - 2021
Uzbekistan -0.81 146 1996 - 2021
Mauritania -0.82 147 1996 - 2021
Azerbaijan -0.83 148 1996 - 2021
Gabon -0.85 149 1996 - 2021
Bolivia -0.86 150 1996 - 2021
Mali -0.87 151 1996 - 2021
Russia -0.9 152 1996 - 2021
Liberia -0.92 153 1996 - 2021
Madagascar -0.93 154 1996 - 2021
Bangladesh -0.96 155 1996 - 2021
Guinea -1 156 1996 - 2021
Mexico -1 157 1996 - 2021
Uganda -1 158 1996 - 2021
Paraguay -1.01 159 1996 - 2021
Burma -1.03 160 1996 - 2021
Laos -1.04 161 1996 - 2021
Honduras -1.07 162 1996 - 2021
Nigeria -1.07 163 1996 - 2021
Cameroon -1.09 164 1996 - 2021
Iran -1.1 165 1996 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan -1.12 166 1996 - 2021
Afghanistan -1.14 167 1996 - 2021
Guatemala -1.17 168 1996 - 2021
Cambodia -1.18 169 1996 - 2021
C.A. Republic -1.23 170 1996 - 2021
Lebanon -1.23 171 1996 - 2021
Eritrea -1.24 172 1996 - 2021
Nicaragua -1.24 173 1996 - 2021
Iraq -1.25 174 1996 - 2021
Zimbabwe -1.26 175 1996 - 2021
Comoros -1.29 176 1996 - 2021
Sudan -1.29 177 1996 - 2021
G.-Bissau -1.3 178 1996 - 2021
Tajikistan -1.34 179 1996 - 2021
R. of Congo -1.37 180 1996 - 2021
Haiti -1.42 181 1996 - 2021
Turkmenistan -1.42 182 1996 - 2021
Chad -1.48 183 1996 - 2021
DR Congo -1.55 184 1996 - 2021
Eq. Guinea -1.57 185 1996 - 2021
Libya -1.57 186 1996 - 2021
Burundi -1.58 187 1996 - 2021
North Korea -1.61 188 1996 - 2021
Venezuela -1.61 189 1996 - 2021
Yemen -1.65 190 1996 - 2021
Somalia -1.78 191 1996 - 2021
Syria -1.78 192 1996 - 2021


Economic outlook

Definition: The index for Control of Corruption captures perceptions of the extent to which public power is exercised for private gain, including both petty and grand forms of corruption, as well as capture of the state by elites and private interests.
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