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The U.S. ranks 19th in perceived honesty

3 December 2013 1 comment

According to Transparency International, in 2013 the United States has a Corruption Perception Index score of 73 out of possible 100 points, with higher scores indicating greater perceived honesty and lower scores indicating greater perceived corruption. That is enough to make the United States rank nineteenth out of one hundred seventy-seven ranked countries. Denmark and New Zealand are tied for first, with a score of 91.

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The U.S. ranks 24th in freedom from corruption

4 July 2013 2 comments

According to the Heritage Foundation’s 2013 Index of Economic Freedom, the United States has a “freedom from corruption” score of 71, which makes the United States rank twenty-fourth out of one hundred seventy-seven countries ranked in that category. New Zealand ranks first, with a score of 95.

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The U.S. ranks 22nd in freedom from corruption

12 March 2012 Leave a comment

According to the Heritage Foundation’s 2012 Index of Economic Freedom, the United States has a freedom from corruption score of 71, which makes the United States tied for twenty-second with Belgium out of one hundred seventy-nine ranked countries. Denmark, New Zealand and Singapore are tied for first, with a score of 94.

In 2011 the United States ranked nineteenth, with a score of 75.

The U.S. ranks 24th in perceived honesty

12 December 2011 3 comments

According to Transparency International, in 2011 the United States has a perceived corruption score of 7.1 (with a score of 10.0 being perceived as very clean), which makes the United States rank twenty-fourth out of one hundred eighty three countries ranked in that category. New Zealand ranks first, with a score of 9.5.

As reported here, in 2010, the United States ranked twenty-second.

The U.S. ranks 19th in freedom from corruption

5 February 2011 Leave a comment

According to the Heritage Foundation’s 2011 Index of Economic Freedom, the United States has a freedom from corruption score of 75, which makes the United States rank nineteenth out of one hundred seventy-nine ranked countries. New Zealand ranks first, with a score of 94.

The U.S. ranks 22nd in perceived corruption

17 November 2010 1 comment

According to Transparency International, the United States has a Corruption Perception Index Score of 7.1 out of 10, which makes the United States rank twenty-second out of one-hundred seventy-eight ranked countries. Denmark, New Zealand and Singapore tied for first, with a score of 9.3.

The U.S. ranks 9th in bribery

26 January 2010 Leave a comment

According to Transparency International, the United States has a “Bribe Payers Index” score of 8.1 out of a possible 10, which makes the United States tied for ninth with France and Singapore, out of twenty-two ranked countries in that category. Belgium and Canada are tied for first, with a score of 8.8.

According to Transparency International, the higher the score, the less likely firms from that country are to engage in bribery abroad.