These Are The 20 Most Corrupt Countries In Europe In 2017
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These Are The 20 Most Corrupt Countries In Europe In 2017

Countries like Afghanistan, Syria, North Korea, Somalia, and Yemen dominate the most corrupt end of the scale – but CEOWORLD magazine has produced a list of low-scoring European countries, which are usually assumed to have higher standards.

The annual Corruption Percept Index analyses 180 countries, and they are given a score out of 100, with low-scoring nations the most corrupt.

The most corrupt European countries were found to be Russia and Ukraine, with a score of 29 and 30, respectively.

They were closely followed by Moldova and Macedonia, followed by Bosnia & Herzegovina and Albania in joint fifth.

The least corrupt countries in Europe were found to be Denmark (Global rank: 2 and Score: 88). Finland was next on the list along with Norway and Switzerland – score of 85.

These Are The 20 Most Corrupt Countries In Europe:

1. Russia
Global rank: 135
Score: 29

2. Ukraine
Global rank: 130
Score: 30

3. Moldova
Global rank: 122
Score: 31

4. Macedonia
Global rank: 107
Score: 35

5. Bosnia and Herzegovina
Global rank: 91
Score: 38 (tie)

6. Albania
Global rank: 91
Score: 38 (tie)

7. Kosovo
Global rank: 85
Score: 39

8. Turkey
Global rank: 81
Score: 40

9. Serbia
Global rank: 77
Score: 41

10. Bulgaria
Global rank: 71
Score: 43

11. Belarus
Global rank: 68
core: 44

12. Hungary
Global rank: 66
Score: 45

13. Montenegro
Global rank: 64
Score: 46

14. Romania
Global rank: 59 (tie)
Score: 48

15. Greece
Global rank: 59 (tie)
Score: 48

16. Croatia
Global rank: 57
Score: 49

17. Slovakia
Global rank: 54 (tie)
Score: 50

18. Italy
Global rank: 54 (tie)
Score: 50

19. Spain
Global rank: 42 (tie)
Score: 57

20. Czech Republic
Global rank: 42 (tie)
Score: 57

These are the 10 most and least corrupt countries in the world in 2017 corruption perceptions index:

The least corrupt countries

  1. New Zealand
  2. Denmark
  3. Finland/Norway/Switzerland
  4. Singapore/Sweden
  5. United Kingdom/Canada/Luxembourg/ Netherlands
  6. Germany
  7. Australia/Hong Kong/ Iceland
  8. US, Austria, Belgium
  9. Ireland
  10. Japan

The most corrupt countries

  1. Somalia
  2. South Sudan
  3. Syria
  4. Afghanistan
  5. Yemen/Sudan
  6. North Korea/Equatorial Guinea/Guinea Bissau/ Libya
  7. Iraq/Venezuela
  8. Angola/Turkmenistan
  9. Eritrea/Chad
  10. DRC/Congo/Cambodia/Tajikistan
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