Finland On The Second Place In the Least Corrupted Countries Index


The Corruption Perception Index, an annual statistics compiled by Transparency International (TI), lists New Zealand as the least corrupt country with Finland and Denmark right behind it. The index, published today gives points to 183 countries globally on a scale from 0-10.

This year’s top notch, New Zealand managed to score 9.5 points whereas Finland and Denmark both gathered 9.4 points.

The TI Index measures the corruption level on public sectors and the presented data is based on analysis of the state of the countries anti-corruption laws, interest conflicts as well as transparency among other things. According to the Index, the most corrupted countries at present are Somalia and South-Korea. (Source: Kauppalehti, 1.12.2011)

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