Transparency International is the world organization which measures corruption in all the countries of the world. According to this list in 2010, Denmark, New Zealand and Singapore are the least corrupt countries with a score of 9.3. Here is the list of top ten least corrupt countries in the world according TI in 2010 and 2011.

No. Flags Country Score Location
1.

Denmark 90 Europe
2.

Finland 90 Europe
3.

New Zealand 90 Australia
4.

Sweden 88 Europe
5.

Singapore 87 Asia
6.

Switzerland 86 Europe
7.

Australia 85 Australia
8.

Norway 85 Europe
9.

Canada 84 North American
10.

Netherlands 84 Europe
11.

Iceland 82 Europe
12.

Luxembourg 80 Europe
13.

Germany 79 Europe
14.

Hong Kong 77 Asia
15.

Barbados 76 Africa
16.

Belgium 75 Europe
17.

Japan 74 Aisha
18.

United Kingdom 74 Europe
19.

United States 73 North America
20.

Chile 72 South America

Factors To Measure Corruption In Public Sector In Any Country

  1. Rank Cause of corruption Index
  2. Lack of sanctions or impunity 0.93
  3. Inertia and inaction 0.86
  4. Desire for personal enrichment 0.84
  5. Lack of transparency 0.81
  6. Lack of motivation due to the drop in purchasing power 0.81
  7. Arbitrary career promotion 0.79
  8. Abuse of power by public offi cials 0.78
  9. Poor functioning of the administration 0.7
  10. Lack of clear rules and standards of conduct 0.66
  11. Pressure from superiors/high-ranking persons 0.57
  12. Excessive patronage and tutelage 0.53
  13. Everyone else does it 0.44
October 27, 2010 | Mohsin Ali | 5 Comments | 245 views