The list of top 20 corrupt countries in 2016 are as below:-
The No.1 means the most corrupt country and CPI means the Corruption Perceptions Index.
- Somalia – 10 CPI
- South Sudan – 11 CPI
- North Korea – 12 CPI
- Syria – 13 CPI
- Yemen, Sudan and Libya – 14 CPI
- Afghanistan – 15 CPI
- Guinea-Bissau – 16 CPI
- Venezuela and Iraq – 17 CPI
- Eritrea and Angola – 18 CPI
- Republic of Congo, Haiti, Chad, Central African Republic, Burundi -20CPI
- Uzbekistan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Cambodia – 21 CPI
- Zimbabwe and Turkmenistan – 22 CPI
- Comoros – 24 CPI
- Uganda and Tajikistan – 25 CPI
- Nicaragua, Madagascar, Kenya, Gambia, Cameroon and Bangladesh-26CPI
- Mozambique, Mauritania and Guinea – 27 CPI
- Papua NewGuinea, Nigeria, Myanmar, Lebanon, Kyrgyzstan and Guatemala – 28 CPI
- Ukraine, Russia, Nepal, Kazakhstan and Iran – 29 CPI
- Sierra Leone, Paraguay, Moldova, Mexico, Laos, Honduras, Djibouti and Azerbaijan – 31 CPI
- Malawi, Ecuador and Dominican Republic – 32 CPI
Well, now you find the list of top 20 corrupt countries in the world in 2016. Actually due to the same Corruption Perceptions Index value, we have listed more than one country in the same rank due to which you actually get the list of more than top 50 corrupt countries in the world.
However, if you are also interested to find out the list of most least corrupt countries world wide, then you can find them listed as below where No.1 denotes the least corrupt country world wide.
The list of top 20 most least corrupt countries world wide in 2016:-
- Denmark and New Zealand – 90 CPI
- Finland – 89 CPI
- Sweden – 88 CPI
- Switzerland – 86 CPI
- Norway – 85 CPI
- Singapore – 84 CPI
- Netherlands – 83 CPI
- Canada – 82 CPI
- Germany, Luxembourg and United Kingdom – 81 CPI
- Australia – 79 CPI
- Iceland – 78 CPI
- Hong Kong and Belgium – 77 CPI
- Austria – 75 CPI
- United States – 74 CPI
- Ireland – 73 CPI
- Japan – 72 CPI
- Uruguay – 71 CPI
- Estonia – 70 CPI
- France – 69 CPI
- Bahamas, Chile and United Arab Emirates – 66 CPI
As you can see in the list of top least corrupted country and top most corrupted country as above, the most least corrupted countries are from Europe and the most corrupted countries are from Africa and Asia. However, Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan are the countries from Asia which manages to take the spot in top 20 least corrupted countries in the world where as Singapore even manages to take the spot at top 10 least corrupted countries in the world.
If you want to find out which countries are going to be listed as top least and most corrupted countries in the world in 2017, then keep on following our website. As soon Transparency International’s released its 2017 annual review, we will make new post on that.
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Let’s hope the world will be in peace soon and all countries get at least more than 80 Corruption Perceptions Index.