CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX 2018: Georgia got 58 out of 100
29 January, 2019
CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX 2018: Georgia got 58 out of 100
According to the CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX 2018, Georgia scored 58 and was consequently ranked as 41 among 180 countries. Compared to the 56 scores in 2017, Georgia moved up by two points in 2018 and was placed in the group of “IMPROVERS’.

The index ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and businesspeople. It uses a scale of 0 to 100, where 0 is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean. More than two-thirds
of countries score below 50 on this year’s CPI, with an average score of just 43.

CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX 2018 reveals that the continued failure of most countries to significantly control corruption is contributing to a crisis in democracy around the world. While there are exceptions, the data shows that despite some progress, most countries are failing to make serious inroads against corruption. Democracy is measured by free and fair elections, strong and independent institutions, political rights (such as the right to protest) and civil rights (such as access to a fair trial).
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Since its inception in 1995, the Corruption Perceptions Index, Transparency International’s flagship research product, has become the leading global indicator of public sector corruption. The index offers an annual snapshot of the relative degree of corruption by ranking countries and territories from all over the globe. In 2012, Transparency International revised the methodology used to construct the index to allow for comparison of scores from one year to the next. The 2018 CPI draws on 13 surveys and expert assessments to measure public sector corruption in 180 countries and territories, giving each a score from zero (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean).

Source: CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX 2018

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