Special Report

The 45 Most Corrupt Countries in the World

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5. Afghanistan
> Corruption perceptions index: 16/100
> Total population: 38.93 million
> Region: Asia & the Pacific

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4. Venezuela
> Corruption perceptions index: 14/100
> Total population: 28.44 million
> Region: The Americas

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3. Syria
> Corruption perceptions index: 13/100
> Total population: 17.50 million
> Region: Middle East & North Africa

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2. Somalia
> Corruption perceptions index: 13/100
> Total population: 15.89 million
> Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

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1. South Sudan
> Corruption perceptions index: 11/100
> Total population: 11.19 million
> Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

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