Wednesday , 22 May 2024

Which Country Is More Corrupt: Canada or the U.S.?

Transparency International released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index for 2021 and it revealed that Canada now ranks #13 out of 180 countries, falling two places from last year, and the USA ranks even lower at #27. Which countries are perceived to be the least corrupt? Read on!

Corruption Perceptions Index

@$The Corruption Perceptions Index measures the perceived level of public sector corruption. The data is from professional surveys on their perception of the issues. It’s collected by independent organizations like World Bank and the World Economic Forum. Each country gets a score between 0 and 100, with lower scores being worse. It’s important to stress that this isn’t the opinion of Transparency International. It’s how professionals perceive the local situation, and it tends to skew higher… @HELP

Canada’s score fell to 74 points in 2021, down 3 points from the previous year. Canada now ranks 13th, falling two places from last year. According to Transparency International Canada (TI Canada), the country fell out of the top 10 in 2019. Over the past five years, the country has dropped eight points.

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