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Government Corruption Perceptions Index

The purpose of the Government Corruption Perceptions Index is to provide a subjective measure of the level of corruption in a given country as perceived by its inhabitants.

Question asked: How big of a problem is government corruption in the country where you live?

Rank Country Average No. of Responses Margin of Error (95%)
1 Honduras 8.59 712 3.67%
2 Ukraine 8.34 266 6.01%
3 Venezuela 8.22 2203 2.09%
4 Guatemala 8.18 877 3.31%
5 Spain 8.15 2448 1.98%
6 Mexico 8.15 5935 1.27%
7 Brazil 8.12 1187 2.84%
8 Nigeria 8.12 791 3.48%
9 Paraguay 8.11 282 5.84%
10 Lebanon 8.11 141 8.25%
11 Pakistan 8.10 1797 2.31%
12 South Africa 8.09 877 3.31%
13 Cameroon 8.07 199 6.95%
14 Uganda 8.06 164 7.65%
15 Indonesia 8.04 294 5.72%
16 Greece 8.00 219 6.62%
17 Colombia 7.97 4352 1.49%
18 Madagascar 7.95 105 9.56%
19 India 7.92 3829 1.58%
20 Macedonia 7.88 121 8.91%
21 Philippines 7.86 1084 2.98%
22 Kenya 7.85 285 5.81%
23 Zimbabwe 7.81 194 7.04%
24 Croatia 7.81 104 9.61%
25 Dominican Republic 7.78 689 3.73%
26 Jamaica 7.77 230 6.46%
27 Peru 7.75 1461 2.56%
28 Nepal 7.75 245 6.26%
29 Tanzania 7.71 185 7.21%
30 Ghana 7.69 321 5.47%
31 Bangladesh 7.68 440 4.67%
32 El Salvador 7.66 733 3.62%
33 Bulgaria 7.66 172 7.47%
34 Romania 7.64 252 6.17%
35 Puerto Rico 7.63 408 4.85%
36 Serbia 7.59 92 10.22%
37 Italy 7.54 715 3.66%
38 Malaysia 7.53 651 3.84%
39 Trinidad and Tobago 7.52 273 5.93%
40 Egypt 7.50 226 6.52%
41 Haiti 7.49 115 9.14%
42 Argentina 7.43 3528 1.65%
43 Cambodia 7.42 133 8.50%
44 Thailand 7.41 152 7.95%
45 Kazakhstan 7.36 94 10.11%
46 Costa Rica 7.36 381 5.02%
47 Russia 7.32 318 5.50%
48 Belize 7.29 144 8.17%
49 Bolivia 7.23 516 4.31%
50 Hungary 7.18 114 9.18%
51 Panama 7.16 232 6.43%
52 Vietnam 7.16 141 8.25%
53 Armenia 7.16 128 8.66%
54 Zambia 7.13 111 9.30%
55 Morocco 7.12 300 5.66%
56 Turkey 7.01 315 5.52%
57 Portugal 7.00 404 4.88%
58 Ethiopia 6.96 242 6.30%
59 Iran 6.90 185 7.21%
60 Mauritius 6.90 155 7.87%
61 Afghanistan 6.88 526 4.27%
62 Azerbaijan 6.84 222 6.58%
63 Sri Lanka 6.82 237 6.37%
64 Cote d'Ivoire 6.79 121 8.91%
65 Czech Republic 6.79 122 8.87%
66 Algeria 6.79 247 6.24%
67 Albania 6.74 191 7.09%
68 American Samoa 6.60 95 10.05%
69 Nicaragua 6.59 350 5.24%
70 Tunisia 6.59 114 9.18%
71 Aruba 6.58 101 9.75%
72 China 6.58 286 5.79%
73 Lithuania 6.49 91 10.27%
74 Angola 6.36 134 8.47%
75 Bahamas, The 6.30 110 9.34%
76 Ecuador 6.15 1008 3.09%
77 Saudi Arabia 6.06 157 7.82%
78 Bahrain 5.93 92 10.22%
79 Poland 5.76 287 5.78%
80 United States 5.74 6229 1.24%
81 Chile 5.51 1033 3.05%
82 Ireland 5.47 281 5.85%
83 Austria 5.39 245 6.26%
84 Cuba 5.34 93 10.16%
85 Israel 5.30 100 9.80%
86 Korea, South 5.29 98 9.90%
87 France 4.98 1164 2.87%
88 Uruguay 4.42 490 4.43%
89 United Kingdom 4.28 1602 2.45%
90 Canada 4.21 1862 2.27%
91 Hong Kong 4.15 96 10.00%
92 Belgium 4.12 395 4.93%
93 Australia 3.92 1484 2.54%
94 Germany 3.84 721 3.65%
95 New Zealand 3.09 195 7.02%
96 Switzerland 2.78 252 6.17%
97 Finland 2.76 186 7.19%
98 United Arab Emirates 2.75 142 8.22%
99 Sweden 2.75 204 6.86%
100 Singapore 2.62 424 4.76%
101 Netherlands 2.59 917 3.24%
102 Norway 2.51 172 7.47%
103 Denmark 2.05 308 5.58%