Each year, Transparency International, the global anticorruption alliance, releases its bribery Perceptions Index, an inspection into the countries people distinguish as the most corrupt in the world.
The Transparency International observes that there is no hard and fast way “to assess absolute levels of corruption in countries or territories on the basis of hard empirical data.” The reason is corruption is generally hidden from the public.
The countries which seen as the most corrupt tend to be in Africa and the Middle East, in the societies with weak legal and governmental systems and extensive poverty. For instance, Somalia tops this year’s list, with the North Korea and Afghanistan close behind.Check them out below:
Meaning it has become slightly more corrupt in the past 12 months.
It has helped improve its Corruption Index score grow from 69 to 70.
France has become slightly less corrupt in the past year,
Portugal score 63 points in the Transparency Index.
Score 62 points in the Index, Poland just misses out on being one of the top10 corrupt OECD states.
Score 61 out of 100 in the Corruption Perceptions Index.
In 2013 and 2014, there were some mass protests against the Prime Minister Janez Janša and the opposition leader Zoran Janković as they had been accused of failing to appropriately declare their personal assets.
Overall, Spain gained the 58 points from the Transparency International.
Gained 56 points, up from 51 in last year’s survey.
South Korea scored 56 out of 100 on the corruption index.
According to a survey 92% of Hungarians think it is an appropriate thing to do