Think Nigeria Is Corrupt? Check out the Top 11 corrupt countries in the world

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The annual corruption  index has been released  by the World Economic  Forum. As part of its global competitive  report, a survey was carried out and an interview was conducted for over 15,000 business leaders from 141 Economies from February  to June.

Countries named as corrupt were judged by this analysis and questions :

  1. In your country, how do on rate the ethical standards of politicians?
  2. In your country, how common is illegal diversion of public funds to companies,  individuals,  or groups?
  3. In your country, how common is it for firm’s to make undocumented  payments or bribes?

Numerical answers ranging from one to seven were given, with one indicating the most corruption and seven indicating the least. In this analysis,  1 is the most corrupt and 7 the least corrupt.

Here is the list:

11. SLOVENIA :This country has a high rate of political  diversion of public  fund. In 2013, many Slovenians joined the commission for prevention of corruption, and took to the streets. A month after,  the slovenian prime minister was ousted out of office and jailed after he was convicted by court.

CORRUPTION SCORE FOR SLOVENIA IS 3.7

10. POLAND: Since the fall of communism in 1989, corruption has increased significantly. While anticorruption efforts are having effects,  there is concern and worry amongst  the people.

CORRUPTION SCORE FOR POLAND IS 3.7

9. REPUBLIC OF SOUTH KOREA : There is a widespread belief that south Korea is highly corrupt. The country has introduced  a law prohibiting people from buying a meal worth more than 30,000 Korean won($27) for public officials,  state,  employee,  journalists, and school teachers. Any violation of the law will amount to three years jail sentence.

CORRUPTION SCORE IS 3.5

8. LATVIA : There is a widespread  concern that business and politics are too closely linked in Latvia.The country’s corruption  prevention bureau is investigating the Bank of Latvia  president over the irregularities of his income statement.

CORRUPTION SCORE IS  3.5

7. SPAIN: In this country,  corruption  is a major problem  because  it is usually  carried out by government  officials, and there is a concern on the issue of diverted  public funds.

CORRUPTION SCORE IS 3.4

6. CZECH REPUBLIC: The Czech prime minister Petr Neca’s,  who called himself “Mr Clean Hands”, was forced to resigning 2013 after a corruption scandal in which his chief of staff was accused of abusing state security apparatus  to spy on three people including  the first lady.

CORRUPTION SCORE IS 3.3

5. GREECE: In Greece,  the major problem of corruption  is the political  leaders. Also ninety percent  of the people in Greece believe that their politicians are corrupt.

CORRUPTION SCORE IS 3.2

4. HUNGARY: There is serious corruption  I’m this country. What come s to the mind of an average Hungarian  is corruption.

CORRUPTION SCORE IS  3.1

3. ITALY: Political  corruption  is the major problem  in his country. Particularly  in the south end of the country. Political parties are ranked to be the most corrupt.

CORRUPTION SCORE IS 3.1

2. SLOVAKIA: Political  corruption  is a huge one in this country. “The Gorilla scandal that rocked the country in 2011,has shown that politicians  and business  leaders do take bribes in exchange  for private contracts.

CORRUPTION SCORE IS 2.7

  1. MEXICO: A lot of bribery scandals, media manipulation, and lots more, have really undermined the nation ability .

CORRUPTION SCORE IS 2.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

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