Corruption Perceptions Index 2017


96 / 180

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


37 / 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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Corruption on the rise in Latin America and the Caribbean

Transparency International asked more than 22,000 people in Latin America and the Caribbean about corruption in their daily lives. The survey also looks at how institutions are perceived and how corruption has been developing in each country.

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Procedural reforms in the judiciary to fight impunity

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”.

The conviction of former Brazilian President Lula for corruption shows the strength of the judiciary

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Ineligibilities for elected office arising from criminal law decisions

Transparência Internacional repudia decisão do Tribunal Superior Eleitoral

Temer needs to resign if allegations he sought to cover up a bribery probe are true

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Regulating nepotism: approaches and best practices

Brazil: Open data just made investigating corruption easier

All of the official documentation of from Brazil’s biggest corruption scandal – Operation Car Wash or Lava Jato – is now available to search easily online.

São Paulo: Does corruption live next door?

The secret is out: US$2.7 billion of São Paulo property linked to offshore companies

Our investigation into the real estate market in São Paulo shows how easy it is to hide more than US$2.7 billion worth of property behind shell companies.

São Paulo: a corrupção mora ao lado?

São Paulo: R$ 8.6 bilhões em imóveis estão ligados a empresas offshore

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Transparency International in Brazil



Bruno Brandao

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