Corruption watchdog Transparency International has released a list of the world’s most and least corrupt nations.The report comes ahead of a conference in Bali this week where more than 100 countries are expected to gather for a United Nations anti-corruption conference.
Four countries from the region made it to the list of most corrupt countries in the world: Somalia and Myanmar tied in the top spot, followed by Iraq and Sudan.
The least corrupt countries in the world are Denmark, Finland and New Zealand, scoring 9.4 on the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). The UAE ranked 36 in the list.
The lower the CPI of a country, the higher corruption is, with 0 being the most corrupt and 10 being very clean.
Most corrupt country and CPI score
Least corrupt country and CPI score
New Zealand: 9.4
The least corrupt countries in the world are Denmark, Finland and New Zealand, according to Transparency International.