The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2019 Report launched by Transparency International on Thursday has revealed that Rwanda is the least corrupt country in the East African region while South Sudan is the most corrupt.
On the global level, Rwanda got 30th position with 53 per cent while South Sudan got 179th position with 12 per cent making it the second most corrupt country on Earth.
Out of 180 countries surveyed, Uganda came number 137 at 28 per cent covering 12 places from 149th position scored in 2018.
Denmark and New Zealand are the least corrupt countries in the world at 87 per cent each while Somalia is the most corrupt taking the last position of 180 with 9 per cent.
The report findings were presented by Transparency International Uganda (TIU) Executive Director Peter Wandera at Hotel Africana on Thursday.
Full List of Countries Beginning With the Most Corrupt
Somalia is the most corrupt country in the world and scored 180th position with 9%.
South Sudan is second most corrupt at 179th position with 12%.
Syria scored 178th position of the most corrupt with 13%.
Yemen got 177th position with 15%.
Venezuela, Sudan, Equatorial Guinea and Afghanistan secured 173rd position with 16%.
North Korea got 172nd position with 17%.
Libya, Haiti, Guinea Bissau and DRC got 168th place with 18%.
Turkmenistan, Burundi and Congo got 165th place with 19%.
Iraq, Chad and Cambodia got 162nd place with 20%.
Nicaragua got 161st position with 22%.
Eritrea secured 160th position with 23%.
Zimbabwe and Madagascar got 158th place with 24%.
Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Comoros, Central African Republic and Cameroon came number 153rd with 25%.
Nigeria, Mozambique, Iran, Honduras, Guatemala, Bangladesh and Angola got 146th position with 26%.
Uganda, Russia, Paraguay, Papua New Guinea, Mauritania, Liberia, Lebanon, Kenya and Dominican Republic got 137th position with 28%.
Togo, Myanmar, Mexico, Mali, Maldives Laos and Guinea got 130th position with 29%.
Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Djibouti and Azerbaijan got 126th place with 30%.
Malawi, Gabon and Bolivia got 123rd position with 31%.
Pakistan, Niger and Moldova secured 120th position with 32%.
Sierra Leone got 119th position with 33%.
Zambia, Eswatini, Philippines, Nepal, Kazakhstan and El Salvador got 113th position with 34%.
Mongolia, North Macedonia, Egypt, Cote D’ivoire, Brazil, Algeria, Albania all got 106th position with 35%.
Thailand, Peru, Panama, Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina got 101st position with 36%.
Vietnam, Tanzania, Gambia, Ethiopia and Colombia got 96th position with 37%.
Timor -Leste, Sri Lanka, Ecuador scored 93rd position with 38%.
Turkey and Serbia got 91st position with 39%.
Trinidad and Tobago, Lesotho, Kuwait, Indonesia, Guyana and Burkina Faso got 85th position with 40%.
Morocco, India, Ghana, China and Benin got 80th place with 41%.
Solomon Islands, Bahrain and Armenia got 77th position with 42%.
Tunisia, Jamaica and Bulgaria scored 74th position with 43%.
Suriname, South Africa, Romania and Hungary got 70th position with 44%.
Senegal, Montenegro, Belarus and Argentina got 66th position with 45%.
Sao Time and Principe and Croatia got 63rd position with 47%.
Jordan, Greece and Cuba got 60th position with 48%.
Slovakia got 59th position with 50%.
Oman, Namibia and Mauritius got 56th position with 52%.
Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Italy and Grenada got 51st position with 53%.
Malta got 50th position with 54%.
Saint Lucia and Dominica got 48th position with 55%.
Latvia, Georgia, Czech Republic and Costa Rica got 44th position with 56%.
Poland, Cyprus and Cabo Verde got 41st position with 58%.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and South Korea got 39th position with 59%.
Slovenia, Lithuania, Israel and Brunei Darussalam got 35th position with 60%.
Botswana got 34th position with 61%.
Sprain, Qatar, Portugal and Barbados got 30th position with 64%.
Bahamas got 29th position with 64%.
Taiwan got 28th position with 65%.
Seychelles got 27th place with 66%.
Chile got 26th position with 67%.
Bhutan scored 25th position with 68%.
United States of America and France got 23rd position with 69%.
Uruguay and United Arab Emirates got 21st place with 71%.
Japan secured 20th position with 73%.
Ireland and Estonia scored 18th position with 74%.
Belgium got 17th position with 75%.
Hong Kong scored 16th position with 76%.
United Kingdom, Canada, Austria and Australia scored 12th position with 77%.
Iceland got 11th position with 78%.
Luxembourg and Germany scored 9th position with 80%.
Netherlands scored 8th position with 82%.
Norway scored 7th position with 84%.
Switzerland, Sweden and Singapore scored 4th position with 85%.
Finland got the 3rd position with 86%.
Denmark and New Zealand scored position number 1 with 87% making the two countries the least corrupt on Earth.