Uganda Maintains Position in Latest Global Corruption Index

Transparency International website
22 February 2018

Berlin — Anti-graft group Transparency International published Wednesday its global corruption perceptions index covering 180 countries.

Marks are scored between 0 and 100, with 0 being most corrupt and 100 the least, based on data from international organisations like the World Bank, African Development Bank and World Economic Forum.

Uganda has maintained the same position in the international corruption rankings. Last year, the country was at position 151, the same this year, scoring 26 percent.

In East Africa, Rwanda is the best ranked and globally ranked 48, Tanzania came second at number 103 globally, Kenya third and ranked 143 globally. Uganda forth at 151, and Burundi is ranked 157 globally. South Sudan and Somalia are the most corrupt countries ranked 179 and 180 globally respectively.

TOP

1. New Zealand 89 points

2. Denmark 88

3. Finland, Norway, Switzerland, equal at 85

6. Singapore, Sweden 84

8. Canada, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Britain 82

12. Germany 81

IN THE MIDDLE

16. United States, Belgium 75

20. Japan 73

23. France 70

42. Spain 57

54. Italy 50

71. South Africa 43

77. China 41

81. Turkey 40

135. Russia, Mexico 29

151. Uganda 26

AT THE BOTTOM

169. Venezuela, Iraq 18

171. Libya , North Korea 17

175. Yemen, Sudan 16

177. Afghanistan 15

178. Syria 14

179. South Sudan 12

180. Somalia 9

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