Control of corruption

scale -2.5-2.5, 1996–2016

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    1996 Ranking
    1. Denmark 2.23
    2. Finland 2.21
    3. Sweden 2.17
    4. Norway 2.14
    5. New Zealand 2.11
    6. Singapore 2.11
    7. Netherlands 2.08
    8. Canada 2.03
    9. Switzerland 1.99
    10. United Kingdom 1.98
    11. Luxembourg 1.95
    12. Germany 1.91
    13. Australia 1.88
    14. Austria 1.73
    15. Iceland 1.73
    16. Ireland 1.71
    17. United States 1.57
    18. Barbados 1.54
    19. Chile 1.45
    20. Hong Kong 1.44
    21. Portugal 1.37
    22. Belgium 1.36
    23. Israel 1.35
    24. Cyprus 1.33
    25. Bermuda 1.32
    26. Andorra 1.32
    27. Cayman Islands 1.32
    28. Liechtenstein 1.32
    29. France 1.25
    30. Japan 1.19
    31. Bahamas 1.16
    32. Cape Verde 1.14
    33. Spain 1.13
    34. Uruguay 1.12
    35. Slovenia 1.11
    36. Bhutan 0.94
    37. Trinidad and Tobago 0.90
    38. Dominica 0.87
    39. Grenada 0.87
    40. Martinique 0.87
    41. Antigua and Barbuda 0.87
    42. French Guiana 0.87
    43. Botswana 0.82
    44. Namibia 0.81
    45. South Africa 0.73
    46. Poland 0.71
    47. Costa Rica 0.70
    48. Czech Republic 0.68
    49. Hungary 0.67
    50. Fiji 0.66
    51. Taiwan 0.58
    52. Seychelles 0.55
    53. Eritrea 0.51
    54. Malta 0.48
    55. Kuwait 0.48
    56. Brunei 0.48
    57. Estonia 0.45
    58. Macau 0.42
    59. Puerto Rico 0.42
    60. Lithuania 0.42
    61. Italy 0.41
    62. Oman 0.41
    63. Malaysia 0.38
    64. South Korea 0.38
    65. Greece 0.34
    66. Solomon Islands 0.34
    67. Bahrain 0.33
    68. Cuba 0.29
    69. Vanuatu 0.22
    70. Slovakia 0.22
    71. Suriname 0.19
    72. Jamaica 0.19
    73. Burkina Faso 0.11
    74. Mongolia 0.11
    75. Lesotho 0.09
    76. West Bank and Gaza 0.04
    77. Swaziland 0.04
    78. Mauritius 0.03
    79. United Arab Emirates -0.01
    80. Brazil -0.02
    81. Samoa -0.03
    82. Belize -0.03
    83. Jordan -0.04
    84. Qatar -0.05
    85. Sri Lanka -0.06
    86. Argentina -0.10
    87. Morocco -0.11
    88. Guyana -0.14
    89. Senegal -0.14
    90. Turkey -0.15
    91. Saudi Arabia -0.16
    92. Panama -0.20
    93. Latvia -0.20
    94. Ivory Coast -0.26
    95. Bosnia and Herzegovina -0.27
    96. China -0.27
    97. Zimbabwe -0.28
    98. Malawi -0.32
    99. Maldives -0.32
    100. Ghana -0.34
    101. Bulgaria -0.36
    102. Thailand -0.36
    103. Philippines -0.36
    104. Madagascar -0.37
    105. Gambia -0.37
    106. India -0.38
    107. Belarus -0.39
    108. Peru -0.40
    109. Dominican Republic -0.42
    110. Mozambique -0.42
    111. Papua New Guinea -0.43
    112. Moldova -0.44
    113. Romania -0.45
    114. Egypt -0.47
    115. Armenia -0.47
    116. Iran -0.48
    117. Vietnam -0.49
    118. Mexico -0.51
    119. Colombia -0.51
    120. Tunisia -0.53
    121. Benin -0.55
    122. Nicaragua -0.56
    123. Mauritania -0.56
    124. Algeria -0.57
    125. Croatia -0.58
    126. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) -0.61
    127. Nepal -0.64
    128. Lebanon -0.66
    129. Ecuador -0.68
    130. Burundi -0.68
    131. Tanzania -0.70
    132. Uganda -0.72
    133. Djibouti -0.72
    134. Laos -0.72
    135. Yemen -0.74
    136. Rwanda -0.75
    137. Sierra Leone -0.76
    138. Mali -0.78
    139. Bolivia -0.82
    140. Zambia -0.84
    141. Togo -0.84
    142. Guatemala -0.86
    143. Congo (Brazzaville) -0.86
    144. Indonesia -0.86
    145. Venezuela -0.86
    146. Libya -0.87
    147. El Salvador -0.87
    148. Niger -0.87
    149. Syria -0.88
    150. Albania -0.89
    151. Ethiopia -0.93
    152. Guinea -0.94
    153. Bangladesh -0.97
    154. Kyrgyzstan -0.99
    155. Comoros -1.00
    156. Cambodia -1.02
    157. Turkmenistan -1.02
    158. Russia -1.05
    159. Honduras -1.08
    160. Gabon -1.10
    161. Ukraine -1.11
    162. Kazakhstan -1.13
    163. Uzbekistan -1.13
    164. Central African Republic -1.14
    165. Serbia -1.14
    166. Kenya -1.16
    167. Angola -1.17
    168. Haiti -1.17
    169. Paraguay -1.17
    170. Nigeria -1.19
    171. Guinea Bissau -1.19
    172. Pakistan -1.22
    173. Sudan -1.24
    174. Equatorial Guinea -1.26
    175. Tajikistan -1.27
    176. Somalia -1.27
    177. North Korea -1.28
    178. Afghanistan -1.29
    179. Cameroon -1.33
    180. Chad -1.38
    181. Azerbaijan -1.45
    182. Burma (Myanmar) -1.50
    183. Liberia -1.50
    184. Georgia -1.53
    185. Iraq -1.60
    186. Congo (Kinshasa) -1.65
    2016 Ranking
    1. New Zealand 2.30
    2. Finland 2.28
    3. Denmark 2.24
    4. Sweden 2.22
    5. Norway 2.20
    6. Luxembourg 2.08
    7. Singapore 2.07
    8. Switzerland 2.05
    9. Liechtenstein 2.05
    10. Iceland 1.99
    11. Canada 1.98
    12. Netherlands 1.95
    13. United Kingdom 1.88
    14. Germany 1.83
    15. Australia 1.77
    16. Ireland 1.63
    17. Belgium 1.60
    18. Hong Kong 1.58
    19. Austria 1.54
    20. Japan 1.51
    21. France 1.37
    22. United States 1.33
    23. Uruguay 1.32
    24. Aruba 1.29
    25. United Arab Emirates 1.28
    26. Barbados 1.24
    27. Guam 1.23
    28. American Samoa 1.23
    29. Andorra 1.23
    30. Anguilla 1.23
    31. Bermuda 1.23
    32. Martinique 1.23
    33. Estonia 1.21
    34. Greenland 1.17
    35. Bhutan 1.14
    36. Bahamas 1.13
    37. Chile 1.11
    38. Israel 1.06
    39. French Guiana 0.98
    40. Portugal 0.96
    41. Botswana 0.93
    42. Qatar 0.92
    43. Cape Verde 0.88
    44. Taiwan 0.86
    45. Macau 0.83
    46. Cyprus 0.82
    47. Slovenia 0.80
    48. Seychelles 0.79
    49. Poland 0.75
    50. Malta 0.72
    51. Costa Rica 0.70
    52. Rwanda 0.69
    53. Antigua and Barbuda 0.69
    54. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 0.68
    55. Lithuania 0.67
    56. Georgia 0.67
    57. Brunei 0.66
    58. Micronesia 0.65
    59. Reunion 0.64
    60. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 0.64
    61. Dominica 0.63
    62. Saint Lucia 0.63
    63. Grenada 0.57
    64. Cayman Islands 0.53
    65. Spain 0.52
    66. Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.52
    67. Czech Republic 0.51
    68. Latvia 0.49
    69. South Korea 0.37
    70. Oman 0.37
    71. Namibia 0.37
    72. Mauritius 0.32
    73. Samoa 0.28
    74. Jordan 0.27
    75. Kiribati 0.25
    76. Slovakia 0.24
    77. Saudi Arabia 0.23
    78. Croatia 0.19
    79. Fiji 0.13
    80. Malaysia 0.11
    81. Hungary 0.08
    82. Italy 0.05
    83. South Africa 0.05
    84. Cuba 0.05
    85. Puerto Rico 0.04
    86. Tuvalu 0.03
    87. Lesotho -0.02
    88. Senegal -0.03
    89. Greece -0.05
    90. Marshall Islands -0.06
    91. Bahrain -0.06
    92. Vanuatu -0.10
    93. Montenegro -0.10
    94. Tunisia -0.12
    95. Burkina Faso -0.13
    96. West Bank and Gaza -0.15
    97. Morocco -0.15
    98. Jamaica -0.16
    99. Bulgaria -0.16
    100. Ghana -0.17
    101. Turkey -0.20
    102. Kuwait -0.20
    103. Belize -0.24
    104. China -0.25
    105. Trinidad and Tobago -0.26
    106. Sri Lanka -0.28
    107. Belarus -0.29
    108. India -0.30
    109. Serbia -0.31
    110. Argentina -0.31
    111. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) -0.31
    112. Suriname -0.32
    113. Guyana -0.32
    114. Colombia -0.34
    115. Solomon Islands -0.34
    116. Peru -0.35
    117. Indonesia -0.39
    118. Zambia -0.40
    119. Albania -0.40
    120. Vietnam -0.40
    121. Thailand -0.40
    122. Kosovo -0.42
    123. Swaziland -0.44
    124. Brazil -0.44
    125. Tonga -0.44
    126. Ethiopia -0.44
    127. Bosnia and Herzegovina -0.47
    128. Nauru -0.47
    129. Palau -0.47
    130. Benin -0.48
    131. Panama -0.49
    132. Mongolia -0.50
    133. Timor Leste -0.51
    134. Tanzania -0.51
    135. Philippines -0.53
    136. Ivory Coast -0.54
    137. Armenia -0.57
    138. El Salvador -0.57
    139. Egypt -0.63
    140. Niger -0.64
    141. Comoros -0.64
    142. Djibouti -0.65
    143. Burma (Myanmar) -0.65
    144. Mali -0.67
    145. Ecuador -0.67
    146. Maldives -0.67
    147. Togo -0.68
    148. Honduras -0.69
    149. Algeria -0.69
    150. Liberia -0.71
    151. Bolivia -0.71
    152. Iran -0.72
    153. Guatemala -0.74
    154. Paraguay -0.75
    155. Malawi -0.75
    156. Gabon -0.75
    157. Nepal -0.76
    158. Mexico -0.77
    159. Dominican Republic -0.78
    160. Bangladesh -0.80
    161. Kazakhstan -0.80
    162. Mauritania -0.80
    163. Gambia -0.80
    164. Sierra Leone -0.82
    165. Ukraine -0.84
    166. Pakistan -0.86
    167. Russia -0.86
    168. Azerbaijan -0.87
    169. Mozambique -0.87
    170. Nicaragua -0.89
    171. Madagascar -0.90
    172. Kenya -0.90
    173. Papua New Guinea -0.92
    174. Laos -0.93
    175. Guinea -0.94
    176. Moldova -0.96
    177. Lebanon -0.97
    178. Nigeria -1.04
    179. Uganda -1.06
    180. Tajikistan -1.07
    181. Kyrgyzstan -1.08
    182. Eritrea -1.13
    183. Cameroon -1.14
    184. Burundi -1.18
    185. Uzbekistan -1.20
    186. Congo (Brazzaville) -1.21
    187. Zimbabwe -1.28
    188. Central African Republic -1.28
    189. Cambodia -1.30
    190. Congo (Kinshasa) -1.33
    191. Haiti -1.35
    192. Venezuela -1.39
    193. Iraq -1.40
    194. Angola -1.41
    195. North Korea -1.45
    196. Chad -1.45
    197. Turkmenistan -1.46
    198. Afghanistan -1.56
    199. Guinea Bissau -1.56
    200. Syria -1.57
    201. Libya -1.57
    202. South Sudan -1.58
    203. Sudan -1.61
    204. Yemen -1.67
    205. Somalia -1.69
    206. Equatorial Guinea -1.81

    Reflects 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. Estimate of governance ranges from approximately -2.5 (weak) to 2.5 (strong) governance performance.

    Source: World Bank