Least Corrupt Countries

Corruption is when an official uses their position to obtain a benefit, for himself or another person, against their duty and contrary to the rights of others. In relation to governments, officials act corruptly when they use their power and position to increase their wealth or power, like by taking bribes for example. While corruption can be difficult to pinpoint, indicators, such as a disproportionate wealth or in kind contributions may act as evidence of corruption.

Countries will often enact laws or constitutional amendments that allow nonpartisan or other governmental entities oversight over the actions of officials. Often, countries that are least developed disproportionately are victims of corruption.

Learn for yourself about the least corrupt countries by scrolling the data in the charts.

Corruption Offences Rate by Country

Albania

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29.43

#52 in the World

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160.33

#45 in the World

Austria

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31.97

#53 in the World

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94.24

#64 in the World

Azerbaijan

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3.07

#19 in the World

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213.35

#23 in the World

Barbados

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0

#1 in the World

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319.8

#10 in the World

Belgium

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36.45

#56 in the World

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89.57

#67 in the World

Belize

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0.25

#2 in the World

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478.34

#6 in the World

Bhutan

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0.26

#3 in the World

Bosnia and Herzegovina

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27.52

#49 in the World

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132.04

#49 in the World

Bulgaria

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6.99

#27 in the World

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89.96

#68 in the World

Chile

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2.08

#15 in the World

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224.51

#21 in the World

Colombia

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24.38

#45 in the World

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189.23

#32 in the World

Costa Rica

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61.5

#58 in the World

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308.08

#13 in the World

Croatia

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13.11

#37 in the World

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86.01

#69 in the World

Cyprus

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1.08

#11 in the World

Czech Republic

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15.77

#38 in the World

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180.09

#33 in the World

Denmark

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66.87

#59 in the World

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71.92

#78 in the World

Ecuador

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6.17

#28 in the World

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222.15

#22 in the World

El Salvador

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0.82

#4 in the World

Estonia

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6.11

#29 in the World

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178.36

#35 in the World

Finland

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72.93

#61 in the World

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49.65

#89 in the World

France

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3.55

#20 in the World

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96.02

#61 in the World

Germany

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4.98

#22 in the World

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71.12

#79 in the World

Greece

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5.82

#26 in the World

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109.17

#58 in the World

Grenada

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#5 in the World

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315.5

#12 in the World

Guatemala

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28.14

#50 in the World

Guyana

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4.7

#23 in the World

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237.36

#19 in the World

Honduras

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2.01

#16 in the World

Hungary

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24.61

#46 in the World

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173.14

#36 in the World

Ireland

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0.12

#6 in the World

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77.16

#75 in the World

Italy

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6.12

#30 in the World

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90.31

#66 in the World

Jamaica

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1.11

#12 in the World

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125.53

#53 in the World

Kazakhstan

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11.68

#36 in the World

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168.46

#39 in the World

Kenya

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0.25

#7 in the World

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86.59

#70 in the World

Latvia

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9.65

#32 in the World

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164.56

#43 in the World

Liechtenstein

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26.22

#48 in the World

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167.82

#40 in the World

Lithuania

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20.24

#43 in the World

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195.42

#28 in the World

Malta

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3.62

#21 in the World

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195.68

#29 in the World

Mexico

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19.1

#41 in the World

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163.77

#44 in the World

Mongolia

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9.82

#33 in the World

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172.59

#38 in the World

Montenegro

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24.52

#47 in the World

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128.97

#52 in the World

Morocco

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66.57

#60 in the World

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230.26

#20 in the World

Netherlands

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33.97

#54 in the World

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64.34

#85 in the World

Norway

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0.74

#8 in the World

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65.17

#83 in the World

Oman

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0.7

#9 in the World

Palestine

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28.27

#51 in the World

Panama

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6.65

#31 in the World

Peru

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4.86

#24 in the World

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268.33

#15 in the World

Poland

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19.83

#42 in the World

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180.61

#34 in the World

Portugal

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1.51

#13 in the World

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112.8

#57 in the World

Romania

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17.75

#40 in the World

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113.07

#56 in the World

Russia

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21.11

#44 in the World

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330.87

#9 in the World

Saint Lucia

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0

#10 in the World

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277.19

#14 in the World

Serbia

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9.2

#34 in the World

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120.63

#54 in the World

Singapore

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15.69

#39 in the World

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192.43

#30 in the World

Slovakia

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2.4

#17 in the World

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192.67

#31 in the World

Slovenia

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73.6

#62 in the World

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69.7

#81 in the World

Spain

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1.63

#14 in the World

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118.02

#55 in the World

Sweden

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195.96

#63 in the World

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72.25

#77 in the World

Switzerland

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42.96

#57 in the World

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71.44

#80 in the World

Thailand

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9.53

#35 in the World

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521.51

#2 in the World

The Bahamas

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35.6

#55 in the World

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368.98

#8 in the World

Ukraine

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4.16

#25 in the World

United States of America

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2.84

#18 in the World

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506.16

#4 in the World