India improves on the Corruption Perception Index 2021

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 According to the latest Corruption Perception Index 2021 report, released by the Berlin based Transparency International, India's rank improved one place to 85 among 180 countries with a score of 40.

  • Last year India was ranked 86.  
  • The index, which ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and business people, uses a scale of 0 to 100, where 0 is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean.
  •  The least corrupt countries were Finland, Denmark and New Zealand with a score of 88 at the top. 
  • They were followed by Norway, Singapore and  Sweden with a score of 84 .
  • The most corrupt was South Sudan at the bottom with a score of 11

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