We had to examine the Consumer Price Index of countries to make the Top 10 Most Corrupt Countries in the World because it can be estimated how much-corrupted a country is? by observing changes in the price level of representative items purchased by households.
According to a new study by Transparency International, two countries as Somalia and North Korea comes in the number one rank with the same CPI rate of 8 out of 100. These countries which are on top ranking were also in the same place in last year’s survey.
Bad politicians become the only cause of malfunction in the whole system of any country, after their appointments as senior officials in the state and then try electing those who can support them in every bad act in the ruling.
Top 10 Most Corrupt Countries in the World
The top 10 most corrupt countries in the World are explained below.
- Eritrea (CPI score: 18)
Eritrea is a country in the Horn of Africa, also known as the State of Eritrea has a disturbing rate of Human Development Index (0.391) which is the only witness of its corrupt governance. The citizens of Eritrea have been facing a fear-ridden environment in the country for years as corruption and greed are rising rapidly among the members of the ruling party.
Eritrea has based a population of 6,380,803 (2014 estimate), while when it comes economy of Eritrea, considerable growth was seen in recent years, with a massive improvement in the gross domestic product (GDP) demonstrated in October 2012 of 7.5 percent over 2011.
After decades, the commencement of production of cement from the cement factory in Massawa as full operations in the gold and silver Bisha mine as well, are the biggest reasons for the increase in the recent growth of Eritrean.
Libya (CPI score: 18)
Libya has a population of 6 million and 411,776 located in the Maghreb region of North Africa, largely shut down private sector activity in the nation emerged just because of weaker rule of law and systematic corruption.
With its enormous lowest CPI is among the Top 10 Most Corrupt Countries in the World. The conspicuous disturbance in the system of the nation was seen after the downfall of the Qadhafi regime in 2011, though corruption has become the biggest problem in the nation.
People of the country have been facing huge poverty for years as Consumer Price Index has decreased rapidly. Libya has become the fourth largest country in Africa with an area of almost 1.8 million square kilometers (700,000 sq mi) and came out as the 16th largest country globally.
Uzbekistan (CPI score: 18)
The Republic of Uzbekistan also known as Uzbekistan has the same Consumer Price Index as Libya and Eritrea and corruption is also one of the biggest problems of the nation which makes lives hell for the citizens.
Uzbekistan has a population of 31,025,500 (2015 estimate) and weaker enforcement remained unsuccessful in establishing strong governing in the country reason why everyone is using the institutes for their interests. Nevertheless, Uzbekistan is seventh in the world with its annual production of 80 tons of gold.
Turkmenistan (CPI score: 17)
Central Asian country Turkmenistan is known for the large value of corruption in Asia because rules are imposed on the poor class that why senior officials have no fear of punishments in this country. The senior politicians as well as officials have no mercy as well faithfulness to land, using their authority for personal interests and to hand everything they can.
Turkmenistan is in seventh place in the Top 10 Most Corrupt Countries in the World with its weak Consumer Price Index score of 17, while rich with natural reserves such as natural gas and substantial oil resources and known as the fourth-largest reserves in the world but despite its people have been facing largest poverty for years.
Iraq (CPI score: 16)
Iraq officially the Republic of Iraq, where bribery is believed to be one of the main keys to getting everything in the country, hence the crime rate in the country has become so much high. According to a 2015 estimate, Iraq consists of 37,056,169, and rich in oil reserves, and is considered the second largest oil supplier with (143.1 billion barrels (2.275×1010 m3) in the world behind Saudi Arabia.
An unstable regime for decades because of the ongoing civil war in the country has destroyed its economy badly as well an Islamist organization Islamic State has captured some of the oil wells. The regime of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi remained fails to overcome the corrupted system of the country.
South Sudan (CPI score: 15)
South Sudan better known for its poor infrastructure and poverty all around the world, while is in fifth rank with a Consumer Price Index score of 15, the President of Sudan and the head of the National Congress Party, Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir can’t fight to the most muscular corrupted system of the nation.
South Sudan based on a small estimated population of 8 million, is in fifth place in the Top 10 Most Corrupt Countries in the World. Although despite it government remained unsuccessful to remove poverty and improving the rate of the Human Development Index. Civil war is also one of the main reasons for the corrupted system of the country.
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Afghanistan (CPI score: 12)
Afghanistan is a landlocked country in South Asia and Central Asia, officially known as the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the presidency of Hamid Karzai of the previous president made more infamous the name of Afghanistan as was scandalized for his involvement in Kabul Bank.
The 42nd most populous country in the world with a population of 32,564,342 (2015 estimate), also emerged as a war-torn nation because of the hold of the Islamist terror organization al-Qaeda in many regions of the country. Most of the senior officials are part of systematic corruption.
Sudan (CPI score: 11)
North-Eastern African Sudan is also in the Top 10 Most Corrupt Countries in the World as its senior officials are repeatedly involved in corrupt performances those are the only reason for its terrible economic growth. It is the toughest job to set up any business in Sudan, which consists of a population of 40,235,000 (2015 estimate).
Two main sectors as construction and transportation have been victimized by corruption, while the senior officials support making their every bad successful. The country has become of the United Nations, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the African Union, the Non-Aligned Movement, the Arab League, and an observer in the World Trade Organization.
North Korea (CPI score: 8)
North Korea is officially known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea holding a top rank in the Top 10 Most Corrupt Countries in the World, comprising a population of about 10 million people and a lack of accountability in receipt and expenditure of public funds prone to corruption.
Transparency International observation of North Korea’s corrupted system as well as this widespread problem showed the actual view in front of the world. Only industries such as chemicals, mining, metallurgy, textiles, food processing, tourism, machine building, and military equipment are playing a prominent role in the rise of economic status but senior officials are part of the bad system.
Somalia (CPI score: 8)
According to recent estimations, Somalia is come in the 1st list of corrupt countries based on nearly 10 million citizens and has been facing huge poverty, corrupt governance, and lack of accountability, these given elements are only keys to a decrease in the economy.
Transparency International has shown the Federal Republic of Somalia’s corrupted system, its economy is based on remittances from Somalis working abroad, livestock, and telecommunications, though authorities have maintained an informal financial system despite the corruption as well other bad acts top even senior officials are part of it.