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Where are the most (and least) corrupt countries in the world?

More than two-thirds of all countries around the world scored less than 50 points out of 100 on the corruption index of the ngo Transparency International. ‘In practice, this means that more than six billion people in a corrupt country life’, says the ngo at the time of publication of its annual list. Belgium, with a score of 75 on the 16th place.

Each year the ngo after how the corruption in the public sector. The experts of Transparency International, to give 180 countries a score between 0 (extremely corrupt) to 100 (corruption-free).

The average score of Corruption Perceptions Index (CDI) is globally only 43. Transparency International is of the opinion that the majority of the governments of the corruption to slowly approach it.

According to the list is New Zealand the least corrupt country (89 points). Then follow Denmark (88), Finland, Norway and Switzerland (each, 85).

At the bottom of the list are Afghanistan, Syria, South Sudan and Somalia, the latter with just 9 points.

Belgium, with a score of 75 on the 16th place in the standings, between countries like the United States, Ireland, Austria and Iceland. That is one place lower than last year, when we were still 77 points were from Transparency International. Where these two points are exactly kwijtgespeeld, it is not immediately clear.

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