Corruption Perceptions Index 2019


173 / 180

A country's rank indicates its position relative to the other countries in the index. Learn more.


16 / 100

A country or territory’s score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). Learn more.

Asia Pacific: little to no progress on anti-corruption

With an average score of just 44 for three consecutive years, the Asia Pacific region is making little progress in the fight against corruption. Why is Asia Pacific making little to no progress in its anti-corruption efforts? One of the reasons is an overall weakening of democratic institutions and political rights.

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Corruption in Afghanistan and the role of development assistance

International Anti-Corruption Conference opens with renewed commitments to action from governments, businesses, international orgs

Development, peace and security focus of 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Copenhagen

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Strategies to tackle corruption in local government procurement in Asia and Africa

New report finds Afghan government’s anti-corruption efforts insufficient for its SDG committments

Policy, SDGs and Fighting Corruption for the People: A Civil Society Report on Afghanistan’s SDGs

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Models of donor coordination for managing multi-donor inputs

Slow, Imperfect Progress across Asia Pacific

While no country in the Asia Pacific region scores a perfect 100, not even New Zealand or Singapore, which both experienced their share of scandals in the last year, our analysis reveals little progress across the region.

Addressing corruption risks in the humanitarian sector requires open and collective engagement

Collective Commitment to Enhance Accountability and Transparency in Emergencies: Synthesis report

No sustainable development without tackling corruption: the importance of tracking SDG 16

12 Transparency International Chapters are at the UN in New York City to share their findings measuring national progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 16, “Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions”.

Corruption risks in Afghanistan’s humanitarian sector prevent aid from reaching those in need

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