Corruption Perception Index 2016

  • India is ranked 79/176 countries
  • New Zealand and Denmark are joint top countries
  • India’s score is 40
  • In this edition of list, India has marginally improved its ranking index for 2016 by two points from 38 score in 2015.
  • India’s condition showed growth with inequality.
  • India’s ongoing poor performance with a score of 40 reiterates the state’s inability to effectively deal with petty corruption and large-scale corruption scandals.
About Index:
  • Index is launched by Berlin-based corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI).
  • The index has been complied by using World Bank data, the World Economic Forum (WEF) and other institutions
  • It ranks countries on the score in the scale ranging from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean).

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