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Top 10 Least Corrupt Countries in the World

What are the least corrupt countries in the world? What is the difference between those corrupt countries and other honest ones that are free from corruption or have the lowest level of corruption? What are the advantages of living in one of the honest and least corrupt countries in the world? And other questions that we find in front of us when we start talking about such a topic. It is a serious problem to find that the country in which you live is one of the most corrupt countries in the world. Corruption is caused by many factors such as the corrupt governments which are the main reason behind this problem as they loot the wealth of the country and exploit its resources to get benefits for themselves, dishonest officials, bad economic conditions, lack of transparency, absence of ethics and strict laws, corrupt police officers, chaos, political instability and too many other factors that announce the end of these corrupt countries. Living in one of the corrupt countries leads to suffering from low standards of livings, high unemployment rates, economic stagnation because of the absence of competition in the private sector and the multinational corporations will escape because they do not find a suitable environment to start or run their business. On the other hand, you can find that the least corrupt countries have strong economy and provide a perfect environment for investing money which results in living a good life and enjoying a high standard of living. Here is a quick glance at the top 10 least corrupt countries in the world to know whether you are lucky or not.

10. Iceland – 78

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It is the 10th least corrupt country in the world and the most corrupt country on this list since the corruption score that is given to it is 78. It has a free-market economy, its taxes are relatively low, enjoys economic and political stability and offers social equality. The GDP (PPP) per capita in Iceland is estimated to be $39,223 which makes it ranked as the 14th country in the world in terms of GDP (PPP) per capita.

9. Australia – 81

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Australia is ranked as the 9th least corrupt country in the world with a corruption score of 81. It is also ranked as the 10th country in the world by GDP (PPP) per capita which is $44,346. Australia is considered to be one of the most developed countries in the world since it has the 12th largest economy and it also offers economic freedom, high quality of life, good education, excellent health care and civil liberty.

8. Canada – 81

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The corruption score that is given to Canada is 81 and this is why it comes as the 8th least corrupt country in the world. The GDP (PPP) per capita in Canada is estimated to be $44,656 which makes it ranked as the 9th country in the world by GDP per capita. The country has one of the most advanced and largest economies in the world and its economy is chiefly based on the abundance of natural resources and the developed trade networks.

7. Netherlands – 83

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Netherlands is ranked as the 7th least corrupt country in the world with a low corruption score of 83. The country is also ranked as the 12th country in the world by GDP (PPP) per capita as it is estimated to be $42,586. Netherlands has a mixed economy which is based on the market and because of the low level of corruption that can be found in the country, its people live a happy life and the country comes as the 4th happiest country in the world thanks to the high quality of life that can be found in it.

6. Switzerland – 85

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It is ranked as the 6th least corrupt country in the world since the corruption score that it got is 85. The GDP (PPP) per capita in Switzerland is estimated to be approximately $47,863 and this is why it is ranked as the 8th country in the world by GDP per capita. The country offers a high quality of life especially in Geneva and Zürich which are also ranked among the most expensive cities in the world.

5. Norway – 86 

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The corruption score that is given to Norway is 86 which makes it the 5th least corrupt country in the world. The GDP (PPP) per capita in Norway is high as it records about $55,398 to be ranked as the 4th country in the world by GDP per capita. The economy of the country relies chiefly on the natural resources and the vast reserves that the country has including natural gas, petroleum, minerals, hydropower, fresh water and seafood.

4. Finland – 89 

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Finland comes as the 4th least corrupt country in the world with a corruption score of 89. The GDP (PPP) per capita in it is estimated to be approximately $36,395. The country has an advanced economy which is highly developed, economic competitiveness, perfect education, civil liberty and high quality of life which makes the people in the country highly satisfied.

3. Sweden – 89 

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Sweden is the 3rd least corrupt country in the world with a low corruption score of 89. It is also ranked as the 14th country in the world in terms of its GDP (PPP) per capita which is estimated to be nearly $40,870. Those who live in Sweden enjoy high quality of life, equality, excellent health care, good education, civil liberty and economic competitiveness.

2. Denmark – 91 

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Denmark is ranked as the 1st country in the world in terms of having the happiest people on Earth. It is also ranked as the 2nd least corrupt country in the world in terms of the level of corruption as the corruption score that it got is 91. The GDP (PPP) per capita in Denmark is estimated to be $37,794 which makes the country ranked as the 19th country in the world by GDP per capita. The country has a mixed economy which is highly developed and offers its citizens high standard of living, perfect education, excellent health care, civil liberty, transparency, democracy and high income equality.

Now

The time is suitable to know the least corrupt country in the world

It

Is

New Zealand

1. New Zealand – 91 

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It is the most honest and least corrupt country in the whole world and it deserves to be rewarded for its honesty. The corruption score in New Zealand is 91 and the GDP (PPP) per capita in it is estimated to be approximately $30,493. New Zealand has a developed and advanced market economy that is chiefly based on tourism and exports of wine, meat and dairy products. Being ranked as the least corrupt country in the world allows the citizens of this country to live the most comfortable life in the world away from corruption. They can find all what they may dream of for living a stable life such as strong economy, ideal public services, high standard of living, equality, high quality of life, civil liberty, transparency and democracy which are offered by the government.

“These are the best countries to live and invest your money in”

“If you live in one of these countries, then you’re really lucky”

“Living in one of the least corrupt countries is a good thing that can be appreciated just by those who are deprived of that”

► It is worth mentioning that the United States is out of the list since it is ranked as the 15th least corrupt country in the world with a high corruption score of 73.

Note: The higher the corruption score is, the lower the corruption level will be in the above countries. The scores range from (0-100). “0” refers to the most corrupt country with the highest level of corruption, while “100” refers to the least corrupt country with the lowest level of corruption.

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