Corruption in India

The "Corruption Perceptions Index" for the public sector showed 60 points in India for 2016. The scale has a range from 0 to 100, in which corruption raises, the higher the number is. With this result India ranks 82nd. So, compared to other countries it is slightly below average.

Compared to the previous year, in 2016 the level of corruption decreased a bit. In the long term, it has also declined moderately in recent years.

The ranking is led by Denmark with a value of 10. The sad last place is occupied by Somalia (90 points).

You can find the complete country comparison here International Ranking of Corruption


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Development of corruption in India 2003 - 2016




Development of the corruption index in India 2003 - 2016

YearIndiaØ AsiaØ worldwide
20166060.657.1
20156260.657.4
20146260.556.7
20136461.057.2
20126460.756.6
20116962.559.7
20106762.359.9
20096662.659.7
20086663.159.8
20076563.560.1
20066761.259.1
20057162.459.1
20047262.858.3
20037261.357.6


All data are evaluated annually by Transparency International. For 2016 a total of 176 countries of all continents have been surveyed. The original "Corruption Perceptions Index" gives numbers from 0 to 100, where 100 ist the worst index (contrariwise here). The official value for India is given as 40 points in 2016. Therefore it would be a Anti-Corruption Index instead of a Corruption Index. For better clarity and an easier optical view of the graphs, these numbers were inverted here.