Corruption Perceptions Index 2019


80 / 180

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


41 / 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.

Thousands speak out

When we held a mobile advice centre in India, we expected a few hundred people. By the end of the day, the total was in the thousands. Among them was 65 year old Ruti.

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Good practice in mitigating corruption risks in the extractives sector

Building anti-corruption into the Millennium Development Goals

The MDGs aimed for major progress against inequality by 2015, but anti-corruption safeguards are needed to ensure success.

International Women’s Day: profiles of women fighting corruption

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we're highlighting women corruption fighters around the world.

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Buenas prácticas para la mitigación de riesgos de corrupción en el sector de las industrias extract

Reminder to Italy: Bribery is against the law

Ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi recently said bribes are not a crime. He's wrong: bribery is a crime not only in Italy, but for Italian firms operating abroad, too.

Transparency and accountability in development: where do we stand?

Last year in Busan, world leaders agreed that transparency and accountability are critical to improving aid effectiveness. Have aid donors stuck to their agreement?

The right to know: a decade of progress

Ten years ago, a handful of activists met to discuss ways to advance the recognition of the right to information. That small community has grown to over 200 organisations and 600 individuals campaigning and advocating for greater access to information, transparency and accountability in all regions.

Whistleblowers: encouraging people to uncover corruption

On 12 September 2012, the United States Internal Revenue Service awarded US$104 million to a whistleblower who provided information on how UBS AG, a Swiss bank, allegedly helped US citizens hide billions of dollars from the US tax authorities. We hope that this story encourages more people to step forward and stop corruption.

Putting corruption out of business

We surveyed 3,000 businesspeople in 30 countries about corruption. Our interactive tool reveals the results.

Creating space for water integrity

Corruption in the water sector threatens lives, development and the environment. The Water Integrity Network has launched a new platform to share solutions and ideas to combat corruption in this sector.

Transparency in corporate reporting: Assessing the world’s largest companies

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