Rating: the most hard-given bribes are in Scandinavia and Switzerland

Dec. 4, 2014

Rating: the most hard-given bribes are in Scandinavia and Switzerland

The Scandinavian countries (Denmark, Sweden and Norway), as well as Finland and Switzerland are leaders of the anti-corruption ranking. It is also difficult to give a bribe in the Netherlands and Luxembourg. All these countries were included in the top ten of Corruption Perceptions Index 2014, the ee24.com reports.

Annual study was conducted by international nonprofit Transparency International organization. World countries were evaluated on a 100-point scale. No state showed 100% result, as certain corruption problems were anywhere: somewhere more, somewhere less. The worst situation is in Afghanistan (12), Sudan (11), Somalia (8) and North Korea (8).

 

Rating of the less corrupted countries:

1. Denmark (92)
2. New Zealand (91)
3. Finland (89)
4. Sweden (87)
5-6. Norway, Switzerland (86)
7. Singapore (84)
8. The Netherlands (83)
​9. Luxembourg (82)
​10. Canada (81)

Also among the European countries may be highlighted:

12-13. Germany, Iceland (79)
14. United Kingdom (78)
15. Belgium (76)
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17. Ireland (74)
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23. Austria (72)
26-27. Estonia, France (69) etc.

 

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