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Our Work In South Korea

Transparency International - Korea (South)

Reaccreditation concluded 11 / 2023

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Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-761
Korea (South)

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Corruption Perceptions Index

Scoring 180 countries around the world, the Corruption Perceptions Index is the leading global indicator of public sector corruption.

South Korea has a score of 63 this year, with a change of 0 since last year, meaning it ranks 32 out of 180 countries.

Find out about key corruption issues in South Korea in CPI 2023 for Asia Pacific: Regional stagnation marked by inadequate delivery of anti-corruption commitments

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Global Corruption Barometer

Since its debut in 2003, the Global Corruption Barometer has surveyed the experiences of everyday people confronting corruption around the world. Through our barometer, tens of thousands of people around the globe are asked about their views and experiences, making it the only worldwide public opinion survey on corruption.

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Percentage of people who think government corruption is a big problem*


Percentage of public service users paid a bribe in the previous 12 months*

*Since the most recent publication of the GCB - Asia - 2020

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Global Corruption Barometer: Asia 2020

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The Global Corruption Barometer – Asia is the largest, most detailed set of public opinion data on people’s views and experiences of corruption and bribery in Asia.