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Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2023

Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2023:

India’s rank in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2023 has slipped to 93 out of 180 countries, with a score of 39.

  • Corruption Perception Index (CPI) is an annual index released by Transparency International, a global civil society organisation.
  • The CPI ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption on a scale of zero (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean).

Highlights of CPI 2023:

  • CPI-2023 results show that most countries have made little to no progress in tackling public sector corruption.
  • CPI global average score remains unchanged at 43 for the twelfth year in a row.
  • Denmark topped the index for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Somalia was ranked last, other countries occupying the bottom spots included: Venezuela, Syria, South Sudan and Yemen.
  • India has tied with Maldives, Kazakhstan, and Lesotho to rank at 93 out of 180 countries. In 2022, India was ranked at 85.
  • Pakistan scored 29 with a rank of 133 and China, scored 42 occupying rank 76.