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CORRUPTION PERCEPTION INDEX 2021

About the Index:

  • Transparency International added 180 countries to the list.
  • The Corruption Perception Index creates standards based on corruption in the public sector, then used to compute the Corruption Perception Index.
  • Here zero means very corrupt; 100 points represents the world is clean. India scored 40 points.

India’s Rank:

  • According to the index, India is ranked 85th in the world. 
  • The report said the number of corruption cases in India had skyrocketed in the past decade. Also, the report said basic freedoms in the country are deteriorating, and concerns about democracy are increasing.
  • India ranked 86th in the rankings by 2020. 
  • India was rated 80th in the world in 2019.
  • According to the report, Indian journalists are in danger. Also, activists are victims of police brutality, corrupt local authorities, criminal gangs, and political militants.
  • The report also says that organizations that speak ill of the government focus on insurrection, defamation, security, foreign finance management, contempt of court, and hate speech.

Pakistan’s Rank:

  • Pakistan is ranked 140th with a 28 index score in 2021. 
  • In 2020, Pakistan was ranked 124th with a 31 index score. 

Bangladesh’s Rank:

  • Bangladesh scored 26 points and was ranked 147th.

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