10 Most Financially Transparent Nations | Least Corrupt Countries in World

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It would appear that throughout history, countries have been plagued by corruption and they still are today. Although all countries today can witness corruption in one form or another, it is only fair to say, that some countries are subject to a lot more corruption than others.

Here is a list of which are considered to be the top 10 least corrupt countries in the world today:

10

Netherlands

Netherlands
Netherlands
  • Location: Europe.
  • Population: 17 Million.
  • GDP per capita: 25,759

The Netherlands are known for their social tolerance but it also has a judiciary that is independent which means it needs to show no bias and that could be an example that the rest of the world could follow.

9

Canada

Canada
Canada
  • Location: North America.
  • Population: 35 Million.
  • GDP per capita: 28,731

The government of Canada has been very progressive in its suppression of corruption and so the Canadian people can enjoy their liberty and freedoms.

8

Norway

Norway
Norway
  • Location: Europe.
  • Population: 5 Million.
  • GDP per capita: 32,057

Norway is known for its training on the consequences of corruption, to all its officers and officials and the military has pledged to fight corruption where it may appear.

7

Australia

Australia
Australia
  • Location: Australasia.
  • Population: 23 Million.
  • GDP per capita: 27,193

The Australian government set up an anti corruption body, the Corruption and Crime Commission (CCC). The job of this commission is to uphold the integrity of the public sector and to see that all officials bide by the rules.

6

Switzerland

Switzerland
Switzerland
  • Location: Europe.
  • Population: 8 Million.
  • GDP per capita: 28,209

As having one of the oldest constitutions in the world, Switzerland prides itself on its high level of anti-corruption and takes the crimes of bribery and corruption very seriously.

5

Singapore

Singapore
Singapore
  • Location: Asia.
  • Population: 5.3 Million.
  • GDP per capita: 28,644

To avoid corruption Singapore pays its local political leaders well and upholds the rights of the people to have freedom of speech whilst maintaining an effective justice system.

4

Sweden

Sweden
Sweden
  • Location: Europe.
  • Population: 9.5 Million.
  • GDP per capita: 24,628

Transparency is the key to Sweden’s lack of corruption as the government made it legal for anybody to look at a public official’s expense claims.

3

New Zealand

New Zealand
New Zealand
  • Location: Australasia.
  • Population: 4.5 Million.
  • GDP per capita: 20,008

New Zealand is proud of its anti-corruption record and has even brought in rules where, as long as it is to prevent corruption, certain laws may be broken.

2

Finland

Finland
Finland
  • Location: Europe.
  • Population: 5.5 Million.
  • GDP per capita: 24,416

Finland has had a consistently good record of anti-corruption and this, to the most part, is due to transparency. People are encouraged to notice what their officials are doing and the officials are encouraged on the importance of disclosure.

1

Denmark

Denmark
Denmark
  • Location: Europe.
  • Population: 5.6 Million.
  • GDP per capita: 28,539

Denmark takes humanity and honesty seriously and maintains strict codes of ethics, not just in the public sector but also in the business sector. This has given the country a name for being an excellent place to do business. You can also check the Top 10 Most Dangerous Countries in 2013

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