Ethical behavior of firms

scale 1-7, 2007–2016

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    2007 Ranking
    1. Finland 6.63
    2. Denmark 6.46
    3. Sweden 6.45
    4. Singapore 6.30
    5. New Zealand 6.30
    6. Norway 6.18
    7. Switzerland 6.17
    8. Netherlands 6.15
    9. Germany 6.15
    10. Iceland 6.11
    11. Austria 6.09
    12. Australia 6.08
    13. Canada 5.86
    14. United Kingdom 5.83
    15. Hong Kong 5.82
    16. Luxembourg 5.79
    17. Ireland 5.53
    18. Chile 5.46
    19. France 5.42
    20. Japan 5.41
    21. Belgium 5.40
    22. Barbados 5.32
    23. United Arab Emirates 5.30
    24. Malaysia 5.26
    25. South Korea 5.16
    26. Qatar 5.13
    27. United States 5.10
    28. Tunisia 4.99
    29. Jordan 4.89
    30. Uruguay 4.88
    31. Israel 4.88
    32. Spain 4.87
    33. Portugal 4.84
    34. Puerto Rico 4.84
    35. Oman 4.78
    36. Kuwait 4.72
    37. Costa Rica 4.69
    38. Bahrain 4.69
    39. South Africa 4.68
    40. Turkey 4.64
    41. Botswana 4.63
    42. Slovenia 4.61
    43. Malta 4.59
    44. Estonia 4.53
    45. Saudi Arabia 4.43
    46. Colombia 4.43
    47. Lithuania 4.39
    48. Cyprus 4.38
    49. Panama 4.35
    50. Mexico 4.35
    51. Pakistan 4.35
    52. Egypt 4.34
    53. Guatemala 4.32
    54. Gambia 4.32
    55. El Salvador 4.28
    56. Mauritius 4.25
    57. Mali 4.21
    58. Honduras 4.19
    59. India 4.19
    60. Poland 4.17
    61. Azerbaijan 4.16
    62. Namibia 4.15
    63. Algeria 4.14
    64. Thailand 4.14
    65. Greece 4.10
    66. Senegal 4.09
    67. Italy 4.08
    68. Sri Lanka 4.06
    69. Slovakia 4.06
    70. Vietnam 4.03
    71. Zambia 4.03
    72. Libya 4.03
    73. Serbia 4.02
    74. Peru 3.99
    75. Tanzania 3.99
    76. Jamaica 3.98
    77. Morocco 3.98
    78. Syria 3.96
    79. Croatia 3.96
    80. Mauritania 3.96
    81. Latvia 3.95
    82. Czech Republic 3.95
    83. Benin 3.94
    84. Hungary 3.91
    85. Burkina Faso 3.89
    86. Bulgaria 3.88
    87. Burundi 3.86
    88. Kenya 3.82
    89. Nicaragua 3.82
    90. Ethiopia 3.81
    91. Madagascar 3.80
    92. Nigeria 3.79
    93. Albania 3.79
    94. Cambodia 3.78
    95. Indonesia 3.77
    96. Brazil 3.77
    97. Ecuador 3.74
    98. Trinidad and Tobago 3.73
    99. China 3.71
    100. Kazakhstan 3.70
    101. Romania 3.66
    102. Georgia 3.61
    103. Dominican Republic 3.60
    104. Zimbabwe 3.58
    105. Montenegro 3.56
    106. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 3.55
    107. Philippines 3.51
    108. Argentina 3.46
    109. Armenia 3.45
    110. Tajikistan 3.44
    111. Bolivia 3.43
    112. Guyana 3.43
    113. Uganda 3.43
    114. Venezuela 3.31
    115. Lesotho 3.30
    116. Russia 3.26
    117. Cameroon 3.26
    118. Mozambique 3.25
    119. Mongolia 3.17
    120. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.14
    121. Chad 3.13
    122. Nepal 3.13
    123. Paraguay 3.08
    124. Ukraine 3.07
    125. Bangladesh 2.90
    126. Kyrgyzstan 2.87
    127. Timor Leste 2.83
    2016 Ranking
    1. Sweden 6.31
    2. New Zealand 6.21
    3. Singapore 6.20
    4. Finland 6.17
    5. Denmark 6.13
    6. United Arab Emirates 5.96
    7. Switzerland 5.95
    8. Norway 5.87
    9. Netherlands 5.82
    10. Luxembourg 5.78
    11. Japan 5.74
    12. Qatar 5.68
    13. Australia 5.60
    14. United Kingdom 5.59
    15. Belgium 5.56
    16. Ireland 5.56
    17. Hong Kong 5.54
    18. Canada 5.46
    19. Austria 5.45
    20. Iceland 5.35
    21. Rwanda 5.29
    22. Germany 5.16
    23. Bahrain 5.14
    24. Saudi Arabia 5.13
    25. Malaysia 5.02
    26. France 4.98
    27. United States 4.96
    28. Estonia 4.84
    29. Jordan 4.81
    30. Uruguay 4.76
    31. Oman 4.72
    32. Israel 4.70
    33. Barbados 4.55
    34. Bhutan 4.54
    35. South Africa 4.53
    36. India 4.53
    37. Brunei 4.53
    38. Tajikistan 4.45
    39. Botswana 4.43
    40. Mauritius 4.35
    41. Malta 4.31
    42. Albania 4.30
    43. Lithuania 4.28
    44. Namibia 4.28
    45. Indonesia 4.27
    46. Azerbaijan 4.22
    47. Zambia 4.22
    48. Chile 4.17
    49. Portugal 4.15
    50. Kazakhstan 4.13
    51. China 4.09
    52. Lesotho 4.08
    53. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 4.03
    54. Laos 4.02
    55. Sri Lanka 4.01
    56. Costa Rica 4.01
    57. Gambia 4.01
    58. Cape Verde 4.00
    59. Poland 3.99
    60. Latvia 3.95
    61. Jamaica 3.94
    62. Ethiopia 3.92
    63. Ghana 3.92
    64. Russia 3.92
    65. Slovenia 3.90
    66. Montenegro 3.90
    67. Georgia 3.88
    68. Kuwait 3.88
    69. Armenia 3.85
    70. Philippines 3.84
    71. Spain 3.84
    72. Ivory Coast 3.84
    73. Cambodia 3.83
    74. Senegal 3.82
    75. Czech Republic 3.81
    76. Egypt 3.78
    77. Kenya 3.76
    78. Cyprus 3.75
    79. Morocco 3.75
    80. Greece 3.73
    81. Gabon 3.71
    82. Tanzania 3.65
    83. Vietnam 3.63
    84. Iran 3.63
    85. Panama 3.63
    86. Bulgaria 3.63
    87. Croatia 3.61
    88. Uganda 3.61
    89. Pakistan 3.61
    90. Liberia 3.61
    91. Thailand 3.61
    92. Turkey 3.56
    93. Tunisia 3.55
    94. Honduras 3.55
    95. Guatemala 3.54
    96. Benin 3.52
    97. South Korea 3.52
    98. Malawi 3.50
    99. Italy 3.50
    100. Peru 3.48
    101. Lebanon 3.48
    102. Mali 3.47
    103. Colombia 3.45
    104. Kyrgyzstan 3.39
    105. Ukraine 3.37
    106. Algeria 3.37
    107. Zimbabwe 3.36
    108. Serbia 3.33
    109. Madagascar 3.30
    110. Ecuador 3.30
    111. Mexico 3.29
    112. Romania 3.28
    113. Slovakia 3.27
    114. Mongolia 3.25
    115. Nepal 3.25
    116. Nigeria 3.23
    117. Cameroon 3.20
    118. Sierra Leone 3.20
    119. Nicaragua 3.18
    120. Bangladesh 3.13
    121. Moldova 3.13
    122. Trinidad and Tobago 3.11
    123. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.10
    124. El Salvador 3.10
    125. Mozambique 3.09
    126. Yemen 3.04
    127. Congo (Kinshasa) 2.96
    128. Burundi 2.92
    129. Dominican Republic 2.91
    130. Brazil 2.81
    131. Argentina 2.74
    132. Venezuela 2.70
    133. Paraguay 2.70
    134. Chad 2.65
    135. Hungary 2.65
    136. Bolivia 2.56
    137. Mauritania 2.55

    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 would you rate the corporate ethics of companies (ethical behavior in interactions with public officials, politicians, and other firms)?” (1 = extremely poor-among the worst in the world, 7 =excellent-among the best in the world).

    Source: World Economic Forum