Diversion of public funds

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

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    2007 Ranking
    1. Denmark 6.59
    2. Finland 6.48
    3. New Zealand 6.48
    4. Sweden 6.39
    5. Singapore 6.37
    6. Iceland 6.25
    7. Switzerland 6.23
    8. Norway 6.18
    9. Netherlands 6.11
    10. Australia 6.10
    11. Austria 5.94
    12. Hong Kong 5.88
    13. Luxembourg 5.87
    14. Germany 5.87
    15. United Kingdom 5.82
    16. United Arab Emirates 5.63
    17. Ireland 5.61
    18. Qatar 5.51
    19. Barbados 5.38
    20. Belgium 5.25
    21. France 5.20
    22. Malta 5.19
    23. Tunisia 5.16
    24. Canada 5.13
    25. Portugal 5.06
    26. South Korea 4.96
    27. Uruguay 4.93
    28. United States 4.91
    29. Malaysia 4.90
    30. Oman 4.88
    31. Japan 4.87
    32. Cyprus 4.86
    33. Israel 4.77
    34. Jordan 4.67
    35. Slovenia 4.66
    36. Botswana 4.60
    37. Chile 4.58
    38. Spain 4.52
    39. Estonia 4.46
    40. Bahrain 4.41
    41. Kuwait 4.38
    42. Mauritius 4.22
    43. Greece 4.12
    44. Gambia 4.11
    45. Saudi Arabia 4.11
    46. Puerto Rico 4.09
    47. South Africa 4.04
    48. Costa Rica 3.97
    49. Croatia 3.90
    50. Georgia 3.87
    51. El Salvador 3.85
    52. Turkey 3.84
    53. Tajikistan 3.82
    54. Hungary 3.80
    55. Latvia 3.79
    56. Egypt 3.79
    57. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.78
    58. Thailand 3.74
    59. Slovakia 3.71
    60. Kazakhstan 3.70
    61. Morocco 3.68
    62. India 3.64
    63. Italy 3.62
    64. Sri Lanka 3.61
    65. Pakistan 3.54
    66. Ethiopia 3.52
    67. Lithuania 3.52
    68. Poland 3.51
    69. Panama 3.47
    70. Montenegro 3.44
    71. Tanzania 3.41
    72. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.39
    73. Namibia 3.37
    74. Indonesia 3.35
    75. Algeria 3.31
    76. Guatemala 3.31
    77. Mexico 3.27
    78. Honduras 3.23
    79. China 3.22
    80. Vietnam 3.20
    81. Ukraine 3.18
    82. Romania 3.17
    83. Peru 3.12
    84. Cambodia 3.09
    85. Czech Republic 3.08
    86. Serbia 3.07
    87. Azerbaijan 3.05
    88. Burkina Faso 3.04
    89. Libya 3.01
    90. Russia 2.94
    91. Madagascar 2.94
    92. Colombia 2.91
    93. Nepal 2.86
    94. Trinidad and Tobago 2.86
    95. Nicaragua 2.85
    96. Mauritania 2.84
    97. Mali 2.84
    98. Jamaica 2.82
    99. Guyana 2.80
    100. Albania 2.78
    101. Kyrgyzstan 2.77
    102. Armenia 2.75
    103. Lesotho 2.73
    104. Kenya 2.62
    105. Bulgaria 2.60
    106. Mozambique 2.60
    107. Timor Leste 2.57
    108. Bolivia 2.57
    109. Dominican Republic 2.53
    110. Syria 2.51
    111. Benin 2.50
    112. Philippines 2.45
    113. Argentina 2.41
    114. Zambia 2.40
    115. Mongolia 2.40
    116. Nigeria 2.40
    117. Bangladesh 2.35
    118. Zimbabwe 2.29
    119. Burundi 2.25
    120. Brazil 2.16
    121. Ecuador 2.15
    122. Senegal 2.14
    123. Uganda 2.05
    124. Paraguay 1.93
    125. Cameroon 1.74
    126. Chad 1.70
    127. Venezuela 1.54
    2016 Ranking
    1. New Zealand 6.44
    2. Finland 6.28
    3. Singapore 6.23
    4. Sweden 6.17
    5. United Arab Emirates 6.15
    6. Luxembourg 6.10
    7. Norway 6.03
    8. Switzerland 5.98
    9. Ireland 5.96
    10. Netherlands 5.95
    11. Qatar 5.92
    12. Hong Kong 5.86
    13. Denmark 5.86
    14. United Kingdom 5.82
    15. Australia 5.63
    16. Rwanda 5.60
    17. Belgium 5.46
    18. Saudi Arabia 5.41
    19. Iceland 5.39
    20. Japan 5.36
    21. Canada 5.32
    22. Bahrain 5.20
    23. Jordan 5.17
    24. France 5.01
    25. Germany 4.96
    26. United States 4.90
    27. Bhutan 4.81
    28. Estonia 4.77
    29. Oman 4.77
    30. Austria 4.72
    31. Malaysia 4.67
    32. Uruguay 4.58
    33. Brunei 4.56
    34. India 4.49
    35. Tajikistan 4.48
    36. Israel 4.41
    37. Turkey 4.33
    38. Botswana 4.32
    39. Barbados 4.27
    40. Malta 4.24
    41. Georgia 4.22
    42. Chile 4.15
    43. China 4.14
    44. Gambia 4.13
    45. Tunisia 4.09
    46. Liberia 4.00
    47. Morocco 3.98
    48. Ethiopia 3.95
    49. Portugal 3.94
    50. Indonesia 3.92
    51. Cape Verde 3.92
    52. Lesotho 3.91
    53. Poland 3.90
    54. Laos 3.89
    55. Mauritius 3.87
    56. Kuwait 3.83
    57. Namibia 3.79
    58. Vietnam 3.75
    59. Azerbaijan 3.72
    60. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.71
    61. Montenegro 3.66
    62. Lithuania 3.64
    63. Kazakhstan 3.64
    64. Cyprus 3.61
    65. Sri Lanka 3.54
    66. Egypt 3.53
    67. Cambodia 3.51
    68. South Korea 3.51
    69. Armenia 3.49
    70. Slovenia 3.49
    71. Nepal 3.48
    72. Senegal 3.45
    73. Zambia 3.43
    74. Mali 3.40
    75. Latvia 3.36
    76. Jamaica 3.34
    77. Costa Rica 3.34
    78. Pakistan 3.31
    79. Greece 3.30
    80. Algeria 3.29
    81. Ivory Coast 3.28
    82. Iran 3.27
    83. Albania 3.24
    84. Kyrgyzstan 3.19
    85. Tanzania 3.18
    86. Italy 3.15
    87. Thailand 3.10
    88. Kenya 3.09
    89. Ghana 3.08
    90. Spain 3.06
    91. Russia 3.05
    92. Bulgaria 3.05
    93. Serbia 3.05
    94. Mauritania 3.03
    95. South Africa 3.01
    96. Mongolia 2.94
    97. Croatia 2.93
    98. Bangladesh 2.93
    99. Gabon 2.93
    100. Lebanon 2.90
    101. Panama 2.88
    102. Philippines 2.88
    103. Benin 2.86
    104. Czech Republic 2.86
    105. Romania 2.81
    106. Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.75
    107. Hungary 2.71
    108. Zimbabwe 2.70
    109. Peru 2.60
    110. Madagascar 2.59
    111. Honduras 2.58
    112. Congo (Kinshasa) 2.57
    113. Trinidad and Tobago 2.56
    114. Ecuador 2.54
    115. Sierra Leone 2.52
    116. Uganda 2.50
    117. Nicaragua 2.47
    118. Malawi 2.46
    119. Ukraine 2.45
    120. El Salvador 2.38
    121. Slovakia 2.38
    122. Guatemala 2.37
    123. Mozambique 2.36
    124. Mexico 2.34
    125. Cameroon 2.31
    126. Nigeria 2.24
    127. Argentina 2.20
    128. Colombia 2.18
    129. Moldova 2.17
    130. Burundi 2.06
    131. Yemen 2.02
    132. Dominican Republic 1.93
    133. Paraguay 1.90
    134. Brazil 1.82
    135. Bolivia 1.76
    136. Chad 1.59
    137. Venezuela 1.24

    This index represents the average score from 1-7 given by a large sample group in a particular country in response to the following question: “How common is diversion of public funds to companies, individuals, or groups due to corruption?” (1 = very commonly occurs, 7 = never occurs).

    Source: World Economic Forum