Corruption Perceptions Index 2018

Rank

9 / 180

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

Score

81 / 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.

Building on the EU directive for whistleblower protection

Why corruption matters in the EU elections

What voters should know as they head to the polls.

Historic day for whistleblowers as EU agrees pathbreaking legislation

Western Europe and EU: stagnating anti-corruption efforts and weakening democratic institutions

With an average regional score of 66 out of 100, Western Europe and the EU are doing far better than other parts of the globe. However, for a region that prides itself on some of the most robust integrity systems in the world, the patchwork of partially overlapping national and EU-level integrity systems presents its own problems and still has a long way to go to tackle corruption effectively.

Europe and Central Asia: More civil engagement needed (Part II)

As follow-up to the regional analysis of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, additional examples from Albania, Kosovo and Georgia highlight the need for more progress in anti-corruption efforts in these countries and across the region.

Europe and Central Asia: more civil engagement needed (Part I)

In 2017, authoritarianism rose across Eastern and South East Europe, hindering anti-corruption efforts and threatening civil liberties. Across the region, civil society organisations and independent media experienced challenges in their ability to monitor and criticise decision-makers

Luxleaks : La décision de justice souligne la besoin d’une protection efficace des lanceurs d’alerte

Court of Cassation LuxLeaks decision highlights need for effective whistleblower protection

Antoine Deltour: LuxLeaks whistleblower’s long legal battle continues

On Thursday 23 November, the High Court of Luxembourg will announce its verdict in the case of Antoine Deltour, the whistleblower who revealed aggressive tax avoidance schemes in Luxembourg by sharing the 'LuxLeaks' documents with journalists in 2014.

Transparency International calls for LuxLeaks whistleblowers to be exonerated

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