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The 2016 corruption rankings for 154 countries in the World Democracy Audit are listed below. Read our methodology for more details.

Country Corruption Rank 2016 Democracy Rank 2017
Denmark 1 1
New Zealand 1 7
Finland 3 2
Sweden 4 2
Switzerland 5 5
Norway 6 2
Singapore 7 73
Netherlands 8 6
Canada 9 9
Germany 10 10
United Kingdom 10 12
Australia 12 11
Belgium 13 8
Austria 14 15
United States 15 16
Ireland 16 13
Japan 17 18
Uruguay 18 17
Estonia 19 14
France 20 20
Chile 21 24
United Arab Emirates 21 77
Israel 23 31
Portugal 24 19
Poland 24 33
Qatar 26 76
Taiwan 26 25
Slovenia 26 22
Botswana 29 41
Lithuania 30 22
Spain 31 28
Costa Rica 31 21
Georgia 33 44
Latvia 33 31
Cyprus 35 27
Czech Republic 35 26
Rwanda 37 89
Mauritius 37 34
Korea, South 39 40
Namibia 40 38
Slovakia 41 29
Croatia 42 36
Malaysia 42 83
Jordan 44 83
Hungary 44 46
Romania 44 42
Cuba 47 122
Italy 47 30
Saudi Arabia 49 116
South Africa 50 44
Oman 50 93
Senegal 50 51
Greece 53 47
Bahrain 54 122
Ghana 54 35
Serbia 56 55
Burkina Faso 56 74
Bulgaria 58 48
Kuwait 58 82
Turkey 58 108
Tunisia 58 64
Brazil 62 55
India 62 52
China 62 126
Belarus 62 119
Lesotho 66 61
Jamaica 66 38
Bosnia 66 77
Albania 66 61
Mongolia 70 37
Panama 70 52
Zambia 70 89
Colombia 73 66
Liberia 73 86
Morocco 73 98
Macedonia 73 96
Indonesia 73 61
El Salvador 78 54
Benin 78 48
Sri Lanka 78 89
Kosovo 78 77
Argentina 78 58
Trinidad & Tobago 83 42
Thailand 83 118
Peru 83 58
Philippines 83 57
Gabon 83 110
Niger 83 80
Egypt 89 119
Algeria 89 102
Cote d'Ivoire 89 80
Ethiopia 89 130
Armenia 93 100
Bolivia 93 66
Vietnam 93 128
Mali 96 75
Togo 96 89
Tanzania 96 93
Pakistan 96 106
Dominican Republic  100 60
Ecuador 100 108
Malawi 100 65
Mexico 103 72
Moldova 103 70
Honduras 103 110
Sierra Leone 103 68
Azerbaijan 103 139
Paraguay 103 71
Laos 103 135
Russia 110 132
Kazakhstan 110 137
Nepal 110 86
Iran 110 140
Ukraine 110 68
Guatemala 115 100
Lebanon 115 97
Kyrgyzstan 115 113
Nigeria 115 86
Papua New Guinea 115 48
Myanmar 115 124
Mozambique 121 85
Mauritania 121 93
Guinea 121 113
The Gambia 124 140
Madagascar 124 103
Nicaragua 124 98
Cameroon 124 116
Bangladesh 124 110
Kenya 124 103
Tajikistan 130 142
Uganda 130 106
Zimbabwe 132 130
Turkmenistan 132 151
Congo, Republic of 134 113
Cambodia 134 127
Uzbekistan 134 150
Central African Republic 137 128
Chad 137 132
Congo 137 142
Burundi 137 146
Haiti 137 103
Eritrea 142 151
Angola 142 135
Venezuela 144 145
Iraq 144 132
Guinea-Bissau 146 119
Afghanistan 147 124
Yemen 148 148
Libya 148 144
Sudan 148 149
Syria 151 153
North Korea 152 154
South Sudan 153 138
Somalia 154 147
 

 


 


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