Corruption Perceptions Index 2019


51 / 180

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


53 / 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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People’s Experiences of Corruption: Implications for Business in South-East Asia

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Procedural reforms in the judiciary to fight impunity

Seized 1MDB assets must be safely returned to the Malaysian people

25 corruption scandals that shook the world

Twenty-five years ago, when Transparency International was founded, corruption was seen as the necessary price of doing business and something so deeply ingrained that exposing and fighting it was regarded as futile and even harmful. We live in a different world now.

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The role of business associations and chambers of commerce in the fight against corruption

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.

Public release of 1MDB report in Malaysia signals important turn

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.

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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