The Most Corrupt Countries in the World

Corruption is prevalent in almost every country in the world—but some are more corrupt than others. This is a complete list of the most corrupt countries in the world, ranked in order of how corrupt the country's government is. Many countries have made it to this list, thanks to its corrupt politicians with illegal money-making skills, lest we forget any corrupt world leaders. In these countries of the world, bribery and corruption are rampant. Somalia is ranked the top most corrupt country.

Featuring corrupt governments to the world's highest crime rates, these top 50 corrupt nations include Somalia, North Korea, South Sudan, Syria, North Korea, and Yemen. 

This list of corrupt countries of the world is sorted from the most corrupt countries to the least corrupt countries, based on information from Transparency International, 2018.

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