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Corruption Index
1st column: International rank, high rank equals low corruption
2nd column: Score, max=10

28. 6.5 Qatar
33. 6.0 Israel
35. 5.9 United Arab Emirates
41. 5.5 Oman
43. 5.4 Bahrain
47. 5.1 Jordan
58. 4.6 Turkey
62. 4.4 Tunisia
65. 4.3 Kuwait
80. 3.5 Morocco
80. 3.5 Saudi Arabia
92. 3.2 Algeria
102. 3.0 Lebanon
115. 2.8 Egypt
115. 2.8 Mauritania
126. 2.6 Libya
141. 2.3 Iran
141. 2.3 Yemen
147. 2.1 Syria
173. 1.6 Sudan
178. 1.3 Iraq



Here are presented the 2008 figures from Transparency International (Home page | CPI 2008 Table). 2009 table here.
The ranking, which has 10 as the highest possible score, 1.0 as the lowest, was in 2008 topped by Denmark, Sweden and New Zealand with 9.3 points. Lowest were troubles countries like Somalia (1.0), Iraq and Burma (1.3) and Haiti (1.4).
Scores are determined by factors as normal corruption, private as well as governmental, together with conflicts of interest, the likelihood of encountering corrupt officials, misuse of public office and anti-corruption achievements.
Those providing TI with information were country teams, experts, executives in domestic and international companies.
Palestine is not included in this list, but judged from information in the media, the country would probably not be placed in the higher end of the scale.

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