Summary

The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) is an index published annually by Transparency International since 1995 which ranks countries “by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys.”[2] The CPI generally defines corruption as “the misuse of public power for private benefit”.

The CPI currently ranks 176 countries “on a scale from 100 (very clean) to 0 (highly corrupt)”. Denmark and New Zealand are perceived as the least corrupt countries in the world, ranking consistently high among international financial transparency, while the most perceived corrupt country in the world is Somalia, ranking at 9-10 out of 100 since 2017.

Key Points

• Created 4 years worth of interacted infographics for the Corruptions Perceptions Index
• Work was featured in the Guardian, NY Times and other high-grade publications
• Designed sharable maps using Mapbox for Journalists
• Designed sharable infographics for Journalists
• Won best infographics award from the charity ONE

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