Corruption is a form of dishonesty or criminal offense undertaken by a person or organization entrusted with a position of authority, to acquire illicit benefit or abuse power for one's private gain. Forms of corruption vary, but can include bribery, lobbying, extortion, cronyism, nepotism, parochialism, patronage, influence peddling, graft, and embezzlement. It has become rife in almost all sphere of life and countries. In 2020, TRANSPARENCY International, the nongovernmental organization based in Germany, published a ranking of the top ten corrupt countries in the world. This ranking was based on perception. This organization sees corruption as the misuse of public office for private benefit. Check out the ranking of the most corrupt countries:
It is the first corrupt country but the 51st overall best country in the world.
It is the second most corrupt country but the 33rd best country in the world.
It is the third most corrupt country but the 67th best country in the world.
The fourth most corrupt country but the 57th best country in the world.
It is the fifth most corrupt country but the 65th best country in the world.
The 6th corrupt country but the 31st best country in the world.
It is the 7th most corrupt but 28th best country in the world.
Kenya is the 8th most corrupt country but the 53rd best country in the world.
It is the 9th most corrupt country but the 60th best country in the world.
It is the 10th most corrupt country in the world but the 23rd best country in the world.
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