CORRUPTION

Ranking countries in the region
View all regions

Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

Country Corruption Index Global Rank
Seychelles70.023
Cabo Verde58.039
Botswana55.045
Mauritius54.049
Rwanda53.052
Namibia49.058
Sao Tome and Principe45.066
South Africa44.070
Ghana43.073
Senegal43.073
Benin42.078
Burkina Faso42.078
Ethiopia39.087
Tanzania39.087
Lesotho38.096
Gambia37.0102
Cote d'Ivoire36.0105
Malawi35.0110
Sierra Leone34.0115
Zambia33.0117
Eswatini32.0122
Gabon31.0124
Niger31.0124
Djibouti30.0128
Kenya30.0128
Togo30.0128
Angola29.0136
Liberia29.0136
Mali29.0136
Mauritania28.0140
Cameroon27.0144
Uganda27.0144
Madagascar26.0147
Mozambique26.0147
Guinea25.0150
Central African Republic24.0154
Nigeria24.0154
Zimbabwe23.0157
Eritrea22.0161
Congo21.0162
Guinea Bissau21.0162
Chad20.0164
Comoros20.0164
Sudan20.0164
Burundi19.0169
Democratic Republic of the Congo19.0169
Equatorial Guinea17.0172
Somalia13.0178
South Sudan11.0180
Source: Transparency International – www.transparency.org.
The data

The Corruption Perceptions Index 2021 ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and business people. 

The Index is based on 13 surveys, expert assessments and other data sources to measure public sector corruption. A scale of 0 to 100 is used, where 0 is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean.