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2 Transparency International is a global movement with one vision: a world in which government, business, civil society and the daily lives of people are free of corruption. Through more than 100 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, we are leading the fight against corruption to turn this vision into reality. Design: Kerstin Deinert This work from Transparency International, 17 is licensed under CC BY-ND 4.0 Printed on 100% recycled paper. Every effort has been made to verify the accuracy of the information contained in this report. All information was believed to be correct as of January 17. Nevertheless, Transparency International cannot accept responsibility for the consequences of its use for other purposes or in other contexts.

3 Corruption Perceptions Index 16 Corruption and inequality feed off each other, creating a vicious circle between corruption, unequal distribution of power in society, and unequal distribution of wealth. As the Panama Papers showed, it is still far too easy for the rich and powerful to exploit the opaqueness of the global financial system to enrich themselves at the expense of the public good. In too many countries, people are deprived of their most basic needs and go to bed hungry every night because of corruption, while the powerful and corrupt enjoy lavish lifestyles with impunity. José Ugaz, Chair, Transparency International Based on expert opinion from around the world, the Corruption Perceptions Index measures the perceived levels of public sector corruption worldwide. The findings are less than encouraging. Not a single country comes close to top marks, while over 1 countries score below 50 on the scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). This means less than a third of countries are even above the midpoint. Corruption hurts all countries. In our index s lower-scoring countries, people frequently face situations of bribery and extortion, rely on basic services that have been undermined by the misappropriation of funds, and confront official indifference when seeking redress from authorities that are on the take. In higher-scoring countries the situation may seem less obvious in the daily lives of citizens, but closed-door deals, illicit finance, and patchy law enforcement exacerbate many forms of corruption at home and abroad. We do not have the luxury of time, says Ugaz. Corruption needs to be fought with urgency, so that the lives of people across the world improve. Have your say. #cpi16

4 176 countries. 176 scores. how does your country measure up? The perceived levels of public sector corruption in 176 countries/territories around the world. Score Highly corrupt Very clean Denmark 1 New Zealand 3 Finland 89 4 Sweden 88 5 Switzerland Bahamas 24 Chile 27 United Arab Emirates Bhutan 86 Israel Norway 85 Poland 62 7 Singapore 84 Portugal 62 8 Netherlands 83 Barbados 61 9 Canada 82 Qatar Germany 81 Slovenia Luxembourg 81 Taiwan United Kingdom 81 Botswana 13 Australia Saint Lucia 14 Iceland Belgium 77 Saint Vincent and The Grenadines Cape Verde 15 Hong Kong 77 Dominica Austria 75 Lithuania United States 74 Brunei Ireland 73 Costa Rica 58 Japan 72 Spain Uruguay 71 Georgia Estonia 70 Latvia France Grenada No data 69 Greece 47 Cyprus Bahrain Czech Republic Ghana Malta Burkina Faso Mauritius Serbia Rwanda Solomon Islands Korea (South) Bulgaria 53 Namibia Kuwait 54 Slovakia Tunisia 55 Croatia Turkey 55 Malaysia 49 Belarus 57 Hungary 48 Brazil 57 Jordan 48 China 57 Romania 48 India Cuba Albania 39 Italy Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Bosnia and Herzegovina Jamaica Lesotho 39 Montenegro Mongolia Oman Panama Senegal Zambia South Africa 45 Colombia Suriname 45 Indonesia 39

5 113 Armenia Guatemala Democratic Republic of Congo 21 Uzbekistan 159 Burundi 159 Nigeria 159 Central African Republic Chad 159 Haiti 142 Papua New Guinea Guinea Republic of Congo 142 Mauritania 27 1 Angola 18 Malawi 142 Mozambique 27 1 Eritrea 18 Azerbaijan Bangladesh 1 Iraq 17 Djibouti Cameroon 1 Venezuela 17 Honduras Gambia 168 Guinea-Bissau 16 Philippines Laos Kenya 169 Afghanistan 15 Thailand Mexico Madagascar 170 Libya 14 Timor-Leste Moldova Nicaragua 170 Sudan 14 Paraguay 151 Tajikistan Sierra Leone 151 Uganda 25 Syria Trinidad and Tobago Algeria Yemen Iran 153 Comoros Korea (North) Côte d Ivoire Turkmenistan Kazakhstan 11 Egypt 1 South Sudan Nepal 154 Zimbabwe Somalia Ethiopia Guyana 1 Russia 156 Cambodia 21 1 Ukraine Liberia 113 Bolivia Morocco 113 Vietnam 33 1 Kyrgyzstan 116 Mali 32 1 Lebanon The FYR of Macedonia Argentina 116 Pakistan 32 1 Myanmar Benin 116 Tanzania 32 1 El Salvador 116 Togo 32 1 Kosovo 1 Maldives 1 Dominican Republic Ecuador Sri Lanka 1 Gabon Niger Peru 156

6 visualising the data results by region eu & western europe Top: Denmark () Bottom: Bulgaria () eastern europe & central asia Top: Georgia (57) Bottom: Uzbekistan (21) middle east & north africa americas asia pacific Top: United Arab Emirates () Bottom: Syria (13) Top: New Zealand () Bottom: Korea (North) (12) Top: Canada (82) Bottom: Venezuela (17) sub-saharan africa global 43 Top: Botswana () Bottom: Somalia (10) Score: 0 Highly corrupt Very clean

7 country contrast Top Denmark New Zealand South Sudan Somalia Bottom corruption problem Global performance global 43 69% of countries score below 50 out of 100 G performance g 54 58% of G countries score below 50 out of 100

8 Americas americas Colombia 9 Canada 82 Argentina 18 United States 74 El Salvador 21 Uruguay 71 Peru 24 Bahamas Chile Barbados Trinidad and Tobago Guyana 24 Saint Lucia 113 Bolivia Dominican Republic Ecuador Saint Vincent and The Grenadines Dominica Costa Rica 58 Honduras 46 Grenada 56 Mexico Cuba 47 Paraguay Suriname 45 1 Guatemala Brazil Nicaragua 83 Jamaica Haiti 87 Panama 1 Venezuela 17 Asia Pacific Asia Pacific Maldives 1 New Zealand Sri Lanka 7 Singapore 84 Philippines 13 Australia Thailand 15 Hong Kong 77 Timor-Leste Japan Vietnam Bhutan Pakistan 32 Taiwan 61 Laos Brunei 58 1 Nepal 52 Korea (South) 53 1 Myanmar 55 Malaysia Solomon Islands 42 China Papua New Guinea Bangladesh India 156 Cambodia Mongolia 169 Afghanistan 15 Indonesia 174 Korea (North) 12

9 Eastern Europe & Central Asia eastern europe & central asia RANK COUNTRY/TERRITORY SCORE Georgia 57 Montenegro Serbia Turkey Belarus 83 Albania Bosnia and Herzegovina The FYR of Macedonia 39 Kosovo 113 Armenia 33 Azerbaijan Moldova 1 Kazakhstan 1 Russia 1 Ukraine 1 Kyrgyzstan 151 Tajikistan Turkmenistan Uzbekistan 21 EU & Western Europe EU & Western europe 1 Denmark 3 Finland 89 4 Sweden 88 5 Switzerland 86 6 Norway 85 8 Netherlands Germany Luxembourg United Kingdom Iceland Belgium Austria Ireland Estonia France 69 Poland 62 Portugal 62 Slovenia 61 Lithuania 59 Spain 58 Latvia Cyprus Czech Republic Malta Slovakia Croatia Hungary Romania 48 Italy Greece 75 Bulgaria

10 Middle East & North Africa middle east & north africa RANK COUNTRY/TERRITORY SCORE 24 United Arab Emirates Israel Qatar Jordan Saudi Arabia 46 Oman Bahrain Kuwait 75 Tunisia Morocco 108 Algeria 108 Egypt 1 Iran 1 Lebanon 1 Iraq Libya Yemen Syria 13 Sub-Saharan Africa sub-saharan africa RANK COUNTRY/TERRITORY SCORE Botswana Cape Verde Mauritius Rwanda Namibia Sao Tome and Principe 46 Senegal 45 South Africa Ghana Burkina Faso Lesotho Zambia Liberia Benin Gabon Niger 108 Côte d Ivoire 108 Ethiopia 116 Mali Tanzania Togo 32 1 Malawi Djibouti Sierra Leone 1 Nigeria 142 Guinea Mauritania Mozambique 27 Cameroon Gambia Kenya Madagascar 151 Uganda Comoros Zimbabwe Democratic 21 Republic of Congo 159 Burundi 159 Central African Republic 159 Chad 159 Republic of Congo 1 Angola 18 1 Eritrea Guinea-Bissau Sudan South Sudan Somalia 10

11 create change with us Engage How do you feel about your country s place in the Corruption Perceptions Index? Follow us, share your views and exchange with people from around the world on social media. facebook.com/transparencyinternational twitter.com/anticorruption learn Visit our website to learn more about our presence in over 100 countries, catch the latest news on the fight against corruption and see how you can get involved. transparency.org Donate Your donation will help us provide support to thousands of victims of corruption, develop new tools and research, and hold governments and businesses to their promises. We want to build a fairer, more just world. With your help, we can. transparency.org/donate

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