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1 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index 2013

2 Contents Introduction 1 Corruption Perceptions Index results 4 Visualizing the data 7 Create change with us 8

3 177 countries. 177 s. How does your country measure up? We all know corruption is a problem, but how bad is it? For the Corruption Perceptions Index 2013, we ranked 177 countries and territories around the world on their perceived levels of public sector corruption. Here are the results. Scoring less than 50 out of 100, almost 70% of countries are perceived to have a serious corruption problem. No country achieves a perfect. How corrupt is your country? transparency.org 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 November Nevertheless, Transparency International cannot accept responsibility for the consequences of its use for other purposes or in other contexts Transparency International. All rights reserved. Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index

4 Corruption Perceptions Index 2013 From children denied an education, to elections decided by money not votes, public sector corruption comes in many forms. Bribes and backroom deals don t just steal resources from the most vulnerable they undermine justice and economic development, and destroy public trust in leaders. But while the results of corruption are clear, the real extent of the problem is harder to pin down. Corruption is shadowy and secretive by nature. We all know corruption is a problem, but how bad is it, and what can be done? This is where the Corruption Perceptions Index comes in. Based on expert opinion, the index measures the perceived levels of public sector corruption in countries worldwide, scoring them from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). Covering 177 countries, the 2013 index paints a worrying picture. While a handful perform well, not one single country gets a perfect. More than two-thirds less than 50. The need for greater accountability is clear, and leaders cannot look the other way. But recognizing the problem is only the first step governments need to turn pledges into actions. All citizens deserve bribe-free services, and leaders that are answerable to the public, not to powerful friends. Working together, we can make this a reality. 2 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index 2013

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6 2013 results The perceived levels of public sector corruption in 177 countries/territories around the world. Score Highly corrupt Very clean Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index 2013 No data

7 Rank Country/Territory Score Rank Country/Territory Score Rank Country/Territory Score Rank Country/Territory Score 1 Denmark 91 1 New Zealand 91 3 Finland 89 3 Sweden 89 5 Norway 86 5 Singapore 86 7 Switzerland 85 8 Netherlands 83 9 Australia 81 9 Canada Luxembourg Germany Iceland United Kingdom Barbados Belgium Hong Kong Japan United States Uruguay Ireland Bahamas Chile France Saint Lucia Austria United Arab Emirates Estonia Qatar Botswana Bhutan Cyprus Portugal Puerto Rico Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Israel Taiwan Brunei Poland Spain Cape Verde Dominica Lithuania Slovenia Malta Korea (South) Hungary Seychelles Costa Rica Latvia Rwanda Mauritius Malaysia Turkey Georgia Lesotho Bahrain Croatia Czech Republic Namibia Oman Slovakia Cuba Ghana Saudi Arabia Jordan Macedonia (FYR) Montenegro Italy Kuwait Romania Bosnia and 42 Herzegovina 72 Brazil Sao Tome and Principe Serbia South Africa Bulgaria Senegal Tunisia China Greece Swaziland Burkina Faso El Salvador Jamaica Liberia Mongolia Peru Trinidad and Tobago Zambia Malawi Morocco Sri Lanka Algeria Armenia Benin Colombia Djibouti India Philippines Suriname Ecuador Moldova Panama Thailand Argentina Bolivia Gabon Mexico Niger Ethiopia Kosovo Tanzania Egypt Indonesia Albania Nepal Vietnam Mauritania Mozambique Sierra Leone Timor-Leste Belarus Dominican Republic Guatemala Togo Azerbaijan Comoros Gambia Lebanon Madagascar Mali Nicaragua Pakistan Russia Bangladesh Côte d Ivoire Guyana Kenya Honduras Kazakhstan Laos Uganda Cameroon Central African Republic Iran Nigeria Papua New Guinea Ukraine Guinea Kyrgyzstan Paraguay Angola Congo Republic Democratic Republic of 22 the Congo 154 Tajikistan Burundi Myanmar Zimbabwe Cambodia Eritrea Venezuela Chad Equatorial Guinea Guinea-Bissau Haiti Yemen Syria Turkmenistan Uzbekistan Iraq Libya South Sudan Sudan Afghanistan Korea (North) Somalia 8 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index

8 Ecuador Denmark 91 New Zealand Score Very clean Very clean Poland 60 Brunei Taiwan Israel Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Highly corrupt Greece 40 Luxembourg 80 China Puerto Rico Tunisia Senegal Bulgaria Portugal Canada Serbia South Africa Australia Netherlands Cyprus Sao Tome and Principe Bhutan Brazil Zimbabwe Myanmar Burundi Tajikistan DR of the Congo Congo Republic Angola Paraguay Kyrgyzstan Guinea Ukraine Papua New Guinea Switzerland Botswana Bosnia and Herzegovina Cambodia Iran Nigeria Singapore Romania Eritrea 89 Finland Sweden Norway Qatar Saint Lucia Austria Estonia Kuwait Venezuela 20 Central African Republic Cameroon France Chile United Arab Emirates 49 Georgia Italy Lesotho Bahrain Croatia Jordan Macedonia (FYR) Montenegro Uganda 29 Belarus Laos Czech Republic Namibia Oman Slovakia Cuba Ghana Saudi Arabia Kazakhstan Dominican Republic Honduras Guatemala Togo Kenya Bahamas Guyana Ireland Turkey Germany Uruguay Iceland United Kingdom Japan United States Mauritania Vietnam Nepal Albania Indonesia Egypt Tanzania Kosovo Azerbaijan Malaysia Ethiopia Comoros Mauritius Niger Gambia Mexico Lebanon Mali Gabon Pakistan Russia Bangladesh Côte d Ivoire Rwanda Nicaragua Latvia Bolivia Madagascar Barbados Belgium Hong Kong Mozambique Argentina Costa Rica Sierra Leone Thailand Panama Sudan 11 South Sudan Seychelles Timor-Leste 30 Moldova 39 Swaziland Libya Hungary 19 Chad 59 Spain Iraq Cape Verde Burkina Faso Suriname Dominica Korea (South) Lithuania Slovenia Malta Philippines Uzbekistan El Salvador India Haiti Syria Jamaica Equatorial Guinea Liberia Djibouti Guinea-Bissau Yemen Turkmenistan Mongolia Peru Benin Colombia Trinidad and Tobago Zambia Algeria Armenia 0 9 Malawi Morocco Sri Lanka 8 Afghanistan Highly corrupt Korea (North) 8 Somalia 6 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index 2013

9 Visualizing the data How to read the infographic Countries and territories in the Corruption Perceptions Index are d and ranked. The color indicates the level of perceived corruption and the size of the circle shows the percentage of countries that fall within the range. Countries are listed in order of rank going clockwise. 69% The percentage of countries worldwide that less than 50 indicating a serious corruption problem. Americas 66% below 50 Top: Canada Bottom: Haiti EU and Western Europe 23% below 50 Top: Denmark Bottom: Greece Asia-Pacific 64% below 50 Top: New Zealand Bottom: Afghanistan, Korea (North) 50 Middle East and North Africa 84% below 50 Top: United Arab Emirates Bottom: Sudan 50 Eastern Europe and Central Asia 95% below 50 Top: Turkey Bottom: Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan 50 Sub-Saharan Africa 90% below 50 Top: Botswana Bottom: Somalia 50 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index

10 Create change with us. The Corruption Perceptions Index presents a stark picture of corruption worldwide, but with your help, things can change. You can make a difference, find out more at: transparency.org/getinvolved Spread the word You ve seen results now help us share the message. Add us on social media, share our graphics and video, and join the discussion. Donate Working in more than 100 countries, we hold leaders to account worldwide, conduct in-depth research and provide support to thousands of victims and witnesses of corruption. With your support, we can do even more. transparency.org/donate Test your knowledge. Follow the discussion. Have your say. #stopthecorrupt 8 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index 2013

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