Transparency International CPI 2012

The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be. A country or territory‚Äôs score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0 – 100, where 0 means that a country is perceived as highly corrupt and 100 means it is perceived as very clean. A country’s rank indicates its position relative to the other countries and territories included in the index. This year’s index includes 176 countries and territories.