Report: Corruption Perceptions in Iran

January 27, 2016
Iran ranked 130 out of 168 countries and territories in terms of corruption perceptions, according to Transparency International’s 2015 report. On a scale from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean), Iran received a score of 27, the same score it received in last year’s report. Five other countries also received a score of 27: Cameroon, Nepal, Nicaragua, Paraguay, and Ukraine. The Corruption Perceptions Index, which only applies to public-sector corruption, is a composite index that combines data from surveys and assessments carried out by other organizations.
 
 
Middle East Countries and Territories
 
       Rank
Country/territory
2015 Score
2014 Score
2013 Score
2012 Score
22
Qatar
71
69
68
68
23
United Arab Emirates
70
70
69
68
45
Jordan
53
49
45
48
48
Saudi Arabia
52
49
46
44
50
Bahrain
51
49
48
51
55
Kuwait
49
44
43
44
60
Oman
45
45
47
47
76
Tunisia
38
40
41
41
88
Algeria
36
36
36
34
88
Egypt
36
37
32
32
88
Morocco
36
39
37
37
130
Iran
27
27
25
28
154
Syria
18
20
17
26
154
Yemen
18
19
18
23
161
Iraq
16
16
16
18
161
Libya
16
18
15
21

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