Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI)
dataset

This year’s Corruption Perceptions Index highlights that the majority of countries are making little or no progress in ending corruption, while further analysis shows journalists and activists in corrupt countries risking their lives every day in an effort to speak out.

The index, which ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and businesspeople, uses a scale of 0 to 100, where 0 is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean. This year, the index found that more than two-thirds of countries score below 50, with an average score of 43. Unfortunately, compared to recent years, this poor performance is nothing new.

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Additional Info

Dataset ID CPI
Data Frequency annual
Temporal Coverage Start 2012
Status Active
Spatial Coverage World
Mode Index
Data Type Index;statistical
Accessed On 2018-12-11
Category research data

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