DESK REVIEWS | 01.05.04. Corruption

DESK REVIEW | 01.05.04. Corruption

Transparency International (a global coalition against corruption) ranks corruption among 180 countries by using a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean. In 2018, Brazil presented a score of 35 in that scale and was ranked 105th out of 180 countries (Transparency International, 2018).

References:

Transparency International. (2018). Corruption Perceptions Index 2018—Transparency International. https://www.transparency.org/cpi2018

 

The Corruption Perceptions Index measures perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and business people. Hong Kong ranks 14th (out of 180 participating countries) on the Corruption Perceptions Index 2018, with a score of 76/100 (Transparency International, 2019).

References:

Transparency International. (2019). Global Corruption Perception Index 2018. Retrieved from https://www.transparency.org/cpi2018

The Corruption Perception Index ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption by using a scale that ranges from 0 to 100, in which 0 is associated with high levels of corruption and 100 is classified as very clean (Transparency International, 2018). In the 2018 CPI Index, India scored 41 and ranked 78 of the total 180 countries assessed (Transparency International, 2018).

References:

Transparency International. (2018). Corruption Perceptions Index 2018. Available from https://www.transparency.org/cpi2018

In 2018, Indonesia scored 38 out of 100 on the Corruption Perception Index Score, hosted by Transparency International. This shows a positive development in comparison to previous years and leads to rank 89 out of 180 countries compared (Transparency International, 2018).

References:

Transparency International. (2018). Corruption Perceptions Index 2018. https://www.transparency.org/en/cpi/2018#

As of 2020, Kenya ranked 124/180 and had a score of 31/100 in the corruption perception index.

According to the Corruption Perceptions Index 2018, an index that measures perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and business people, Mexico ranked poorly, among the lowest rankings with a rank of 138 (out of 180) and a score of 28 / 100 (where 0 is highly corrupt and 100 reflects no corruption). It is estimated that 1 in 3 persons in Latin America had paid bribes in that same year (Transparency International, 2018).

References:

Transparency international. (2018). Corruption perceptions index. https://www.transparency.org/en/cpi/2018

South Africa ranks 71st (out of 180 participating countries) on the Corruption Perceptions Index for 2017, with a score of 43/100[1] (Transparency International, 2017).

[1] This score reflects a country’s perceived level of public sector corruption whereby a score of 0 is ‘highly corrupt’ and 100 is ‘very clean’ (Transparency International, 2017).

References:

Transparency International. (2017). Transparency International – South Africa. https://www.transparency.org/country/ZAF#