Corruption Perceptions Index 2018

Rank

78 / 180

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

Score

41 / 100

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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.

Trade unions and civil society call on G20 to protect whistleblowers

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The role of political party finance reform in the transition from dominant to competitive party systems

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.

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.

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Building on social movements to achieve systemic change

Many governments in Asia Pacific fail to stop corruption; 900 million people are paying bribes

Corruption in Asia Pacific: what 20,000+ people told us

We spoke to nearly 22,000 people about their recent experiences with corruption in 16 countries and territories in the Asia Pacific region. See what they revealed.

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Experiencias nacionales en reparación de daño sociales

People and corruption: Asia Pacific – Global corruption barometer

Media advisory: Transparency International to publish Asia Pacific corruption poll on 7 March

Real lives, true stories: citizens taking action against corruption

Across the world people are taking action against corruption. Here are some of their stories.

Seeds of change

At the foothills of the Himalayas lies the rural district of Jhanjharpur, a fertile region for agriculture. Yet with little money for equipment, life is a daily struggle for small-scale farmers.

Fighting corruption in South Asia

Political will to make laws work and take action against corruption is seriously lacking in South Asia, our new report shows.

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