Canada is near the bottom of a list of the world’s most corrupt countries, according to the Corruptions Perceptions Index 2014.
Interactive map source: Transparency.org
Somalia and North Korea are tied as the world's most corrupt countries, according to a survey released by Transparency International.
The Corruption Perceptions Index 2014 is based upon "expert opinion" and measures the "perceived levels of public sector corruption.”
"A poor score is likely a sign of widespread bribery, lack of punishment for corruption and public institutions that don’t respond to citizens’ needs," write the survey's authors.
Countries that are the least corrupt are Denmark at number one and New Zealand at number two respectively.
Denmark was seen as the world’s least corrupt nation. Australia ranked just below Canada at 11th place. The USA was 17th.
The most corrupt nations were (charts source: Transparency.org):
The survey found that the least corrupt countries were: