Corruption Perception Index (CPI)

About the Corruption Perception Index

  • Published  by Transparency International since 1995
  • The parameters for the index ranking are functioning of public institutions like police and judiciary, press freedom, access to information about public expenditure, stronger standards of integrity for public official.

Report Details

  • Placed India at 79th / 168 countries with a score of 40..
  • In CPI 2015-India was placed at 76th position out of 168 countries with a score of 38/100 improving from its position of 85 and 94 in 2014.
  • Denmark, New Zealand and Finland top the rankings of least corrupt.
  • Somalia, Sudan and North Korea are the worst performing countries.

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