In 2015 Corruption Perception Index, India Ranked at 76 Position [ Current Affairs ]

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In the recently released 21st edition of 2015 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) published by the Berlin-based corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI), India is ranked at 76th position from 168 countries.

Key facts:

  • India has scored 38 on a scale from 0 (most corrupt) to 100 (least corrupt) in this CPI, which is near by 2014 score so India have slow Increment in anti-corruption.
  • In 2014 India was ranked at 85th position and in 2013 at 94th position so there is improvement in ranking.

Top 5 Countries:

  • Denmark (score 91)
  • Finland (score 90)
  • Sweden (89 score)
  • New Zealand, Netherlands (87 score)
  • Norway (87 score)

Bottom 5 Countries:

  • Angola (rank 163)
  • South Sudan (rank 163)
  • Sudan (rank 165)
  • Afghanistan (rank 166)
  • North Korea (rank 167)
  • Somalia (rank 167)

BRICS Countries:

  • South Africa (rank 61)
  • India (76)
  • Brazil (rank 76)
  • China (rank 83)
  • Russia (rank 119)

SAARC Countries:

  • Bhutan (rank 27)
  • India (rank 76)
  • Sri Lanka (rank 83)
  • Pakistan (rank 117)
  • Nepal (rank 130)
  • Bangladesh (rank 139)
  • Afghanistan (rank 166)

The CPI methodology is updated to provide for year-over-year precise comparisons from 2012.

The regulator uses data to compile the observations of the scale of public sector corruption from international institutions like World Bank, the African Development Bank and business school IMD etc.

- Published on: January 28, 2016