2018 Corruption Perceptions Index - Middle East & North Africa

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Categories: Business World Africa Middle East
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2018 (Middle East & North Africa) Corruption Perceptions Index

source: Transparency International (see attributions)

"The Corruption Perceptions Index is an index which ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and business people. It uses a scale of 0 to 100, where 0 is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean. More than two-thirds of countries score below 50 on this year’s CPI, with an average score of just 43.  It reveals that the continued failure of most countries to significantly control corruption is contributing to a crisis in democracy around the world. While there are exceptions, the data shows that despite some progress, most countries are failing to make serious inroads against corruption. " - excerpt from CPI website (below)

Average Scores By Region

As a region, Middle East & North Africa ranked fourth, ahead of Eastern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa, but behind Western Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas.

  1. Western Europe & the European Union  66.32
  2. Asia Pacific 44.39
  3. Americas 43.72
  4. Middle East & North Africa 38.56
  5. Eastern Europe & Central Asia 34.53
  6. Sub-Saharan Africa 32.24

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