Corruption Perceptions Index 2019


20 / 180

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


73 / 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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Trade unions and civil society call on G20 to protect whistleblowers

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State capture in Asia Pacific

Four ways the G20 can take the lead on anti-corruption

The globalisation of world trade and finance has been accompanied by an internationalisation of corruption. The G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group therefore has the potential to be a very important partner in the fight for a more just world.

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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Overview of countries’ supreme audit institutions with surcharging powers

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.

Transparency International tracker shows how countries are keeping Anti-Corruption Summit promises

Tainted treasures: money laundering risks in luxury markets

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.

People and corruption: Asia Pacific – Global corruption barometer

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

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