Corruption Perceptions Index 2019


106 / 180

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


35 / 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.

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25 corruption scandals that shook the world

Twenty-five years ago, when Transparency International was founded, corruption was seen as the necessary price of doing business and something so deeply ingrained that exposing and fighting it was regarded as futile and even harmful. We live in a different world now.

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Deferred prosecution agreements, plea bargaining, immunity programmes and corruption

Trade unions and civil society call on G20 to protect whistleblowers

Comunicado público sobre la divulgación indebida de mensajes de investigadores de Lava Jato

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Overview of countries’ supreme audit institutions with surcharging powers

Nota pública sobre vazamento de mensagens de membros da Lava Jato

Statement on the leak of Lava Jato prosecutors’ messages

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Building on social movements to achieve systemic change

Transparency International Brazil and JOTA present previously unreleased data and documents from Odebrecht investigations in Latin America

Supreme Court decision in Brazil violates freedom of the press and sets concerning precedent

Americas: el debilitamiento de la democracia y el auge del populismo

Con una puntuación media de 44 sobre 100 durante tres años consecutivos en el Índice de Percepción de la Corrupción (IPC), las Américas continúa sin lograr avances significativos en la lucha contra la corrupción.

Americas: weakening democracy and rise in populism hinder anti-corruption efforts

With an average score of 44 for three consecutive years, the Americas region continues to fail in making any serious inroads against corruption. The number of poor performing countries in the Americas region should come as no surprise given the challenges to the democratic systems and diminishing political rights across North, South and Central America by populist and authoritarian leaders.

The way forward against corruption in Brazil: commitment to democracy, human rights and freedoms

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Transparency International in Brazil



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