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Monthly African Indicators Corruption Perception Index 2012 Almost all the countries in Africa improved their score since 2011, and 12 African countries are ranked among the 75 least corrupt nations in the world, according to the 2012 index published in December 5 by Transparency International. Tunisia

Tunisia (41) scores quite similarly to China (39).

Rwanda’s score (53) is comparable with Lithuania (54), an EU member, and Georgia (52).

Morocco Algeria

Libya

Egypt

Mauritania

The score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0 - 10, where 0 means that a country is perceived as highly corrupt and 10 means that a country is perceived as very clean.

Score over 60 Score 51-60

Senegal Guinea Sierra Leone Liberia

Mali

Niger

Chad

Nigeria Cote d’Ivoire

Ethiopia

South Sudan Central African Republic Cameroon

Ghana Gabon

Congo

Score below 10

Uganda Kenya

Burundi Tanzania

Angola

Zambia

Malawi

Zimbabwe

Score 31-40

Score 11-20

Rwanda Congo DR

The scores of Uganda (29), Cameroon (26) and Kenya (27) are comparable with that of Russia (28).

Score 41-50

Score 21-30

Sudan

Burkina Faso

Namibia

Botswana’s score is comparable with the EU countries, such as Cyprus, Spain and Estonia.

Source: Transparency International 2012

Mozambique Madagascar

Botswana

Lesotho Swaziland South Africa

Country Botswana Cape Verde Mauritius Rwanda Seychelles Namibia Ghana South Africa Tunisia Liberia Burkina Faso Morocco Zambia Swaziland Malawi Benin Djibouti Senegal Gabon Tanzania Gambia Algeria Mali Ethiopia Niger Madagascar Egypt Mozambique Sierra Leone Mauritania Togo Uganda Côte d´Ivoire Comoros Nigeria Kenya Cameroon Central African R Congo Republic Eritrea Guinea-Bissau Guinea Angola DR Congo Libya Zimbabwe Equatorial Guinea Chad Burundi Sudan Somalia

Score 2012 65 60 57 53 52 48 45 43 41 41 38 37 37 37 37 36 36 36 35 35 34 34 34 33 33 32 32 31 31 31 30 29 29 28 27 27 26 26 26 25 25 24 22 21 21 20 20 19 19 13 8

Score 2011 61 55 55 50 50 44 39 41 38 32 30 34 32 31 30 30 30 29 30 30 35 29 28 27 26 30 29 27 25 24 24 24 22 24 24 22 25 22 22 25 22 21 20 20 20 22 19 20 19 16 10

Change in Scores

Transparency International 2012  

Corruption levels in Africa lowered