Corruption Perceptions Index 2019


39 / 180

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


59 / 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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State capture in Asia Pacific

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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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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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Best practices in business integrity support provided by investment promotion agencies

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