Corruption in Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesThe "Corruption Perceptions Index" for the public sector showed 40 points in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines for 2022. The scale has a range from 0 to 100. The more corruption rises, the higher the number is. With this result Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ranks 37th. So, compared to other countries, it is at an average.
Compared to the previous year, in 2022, the level of corruption decreased a bit. In the long term, it has risen moderately in recent years.
The United States are in 24th place with a score of 31. The ranking is led by Denmark, with a value of 10. The sad last place is occupied by Somalia (88 points).
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Corruption in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2007 - 2022
The causes of corruption lie in part in political and cultural reasons. Ineffective law enforcement may further promote it. It is striking that it is regularly lower in democratically governed countries (form of government in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Parliamentary democracy). Similarly, higher corruption occurs predominantly in low-income countries. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, per capita income is 8,720 USD annually, which is relatively low by global standards. The cost of living is in the unremarkable middle range, but does not indicate either great poverty or great prosperity.
Development of the corruption index in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2007 - 2022
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