Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Corruption Perceptions Index 2008

CPI 2008

Today is International Anti-Corruption Day.
Every year the NGO Transparency International (TI), releases their Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) that measures the perceived levels of public-sector corruption.

While you can take a look at their handy chart, their CPI world map (above) is likewise also very useful.

Some findings include:


Joshua said...

Shouldn't French Guiana be colored the same as France, since it is an overseas department of France; and Greenland colored the same as Denmark, since it is a member country of the Kingdom of Denmark?

Catholicgauzette said...

While I do not know TIs rational, you have to keep in mind that this is a corruption perceptions index, and corruption may or may not be at the exact same level in French Guiana that it is in France. For example, TI shows this with China PRC and Taiwan ROC and also with the USA and Puerto Rico.