Finland is once again among the least corrupt countries in the world

Finland is once again among the least corrupt countries in the world

According to the annual corruption index, Finland is once again one of the least corrupt countries in the world.

Each year, the index ranks 180 countries and territories according to the level of corruption in the public sector, according to experts and businessmen.

The least corrupt countries this year were Finland, Denmark and New Zealand order of precedence 88 on a scale of zero to 100.

Briefly behind the top three were Norway, Singapore and Sweden, which share 85th place.

More than two-thirds of the 180 countries and territories on this year’s list received less than 50 points. The average global score for the year remained the same "static" According to the organizers, at the age of 43 and since 2012, a total of 25 countries had significantly improved their rankings, while 23 countries had decreased significantly on a scale.

Levels of corruption tend to increase in countries with armed conflict or authoritarian governments, including Venezuela (score 14), Afghanistan (16), North Korea (16), Yemen (16), Equatorial Guinea (17) and Libya (17). and Turkmenistan (19)

According to this year’s index, the most corrupt countries were Somalia, Syria and South Sudan.

Source: The Nordic Page

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