Special Report

The 45 Most Corrupt Countries in the World

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30. Iran
> Corruption perceptions index: 25/100
> Total population: 83.99 million
> Region: Middle East & North Africa

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29. Guinea
> Corruption perceptions index: 25/100
> Total population: 13.13 million
> Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

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28. Guatemala
> Corruption perceptions index: 25/100
> Total population: 16.86 million
> Region: The Americas

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27. Central African Republic
> Corruption perceptions index: 24/100
> Total population: 4.83 million
> Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

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26. Nigeria
> Corruption perceptions index: 24/100
> Total population: 206.14 million
> Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

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