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South Korea Corruption Index and rank

South Korea Corruption Data

Indicator Data Period
Corruption Index 62 index points 2021
Corruption Rank 32 place 2021


Latest data on Corruption Index (index points)

Corruption Index
                     South Korea - Historical Data (index points)

What is Corruption Index in South Korea?

  • Corruption Perceptions Index in South Korea increased to 62 index points in 2021. The maximum level was 61 index points and minimum was 38 index points.
  • Data published Yearly by Transparency International.

Historical Data (index points) by years

Data
Period
Date
62 2021 04.04.2022
61 2020 02.02.2021
59 2019 23.01.2020
57 2018 29.01.2019
54 2017 14.03.2018
53 2016 11.08.2017
56 2015 31.12.2015
55 2014 31.12.2014


Historical Chart by presidents (index points)

Corruption Index in South Korea by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mun Jaei-n 10.05.2017 - 53.0000 54.0000 54.0000 53.0000 1.89%
Park Geun-hye 25.02.2013 - 10.05.2017 55.0000 53.0000 56.0000 53.0000 -3.64%
Lee Myung-bak 25.02.2008 - 25.02.2013 56.0000 56.0000 56.0000 54.0000 0.00%
Roh Moo-hyun 25.02.2003 - 25.02.2008 43.0000 51.0000 51.0000 43.0000 18.60%
Kim Dae-jung 25.02.1998 - 25.02.2003 42.0000 45.0000 45.0000 38.0000 7.14%
Kim Youngs-am 25.02.1993 - 25.02.1998 42.9000 42.9000 50.2000 42.9000 0.00%


Latest data on Corruption Rank (place)

Corruption Rank
                     South Korea - Historical Data (place)

What is South Korea place by corruption?

  • South Korea decreased to 32 place in 2021 by corruption level. The minimum level was 52 place and maximum was 27 place.
  • Data published Yearly by Transparency International.

Historical Data (place) by years

Data
Period
Date
32 2021 04.04.2022
33 2020 02.02.2021
39 2019 23.01.2020
45 2018 29.01.2019
51 2017 14.03.2018
52 2016 11.08.2017
37 2015 31.12.2015
43 2014 31.12.2014


Historical Chart by presidents (place)

Corruption Rank in South Korea by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mun Jaei-n 10.05.2017 - 52.0000 51.0000 52.0000 51.0000 -1.92%
Park Geun-hye 25.02.2013 - 10.05.2017 46.0000 52.0000 52.0000 37.0000 13.04%
Lee Myung-bak 25.02.2008 - 25.02.2013 40.0000 45.0000 45.0000 39.0000 12.50%
Roh Moo-hyun 25.02.2003 - 25.02.2008 50.0000 43.0000 50.0000 40.0000 -14.00%
Kim Dae-jung 25.02.1998 - 25.02.2003 43.0000 40.0000 52.0000 40.0000 -6.98%
Kim Youngs-am 25.02.1993 - 25.02.1998 27.0000 34.0000 34.0000 27.0000 25.93%

Other business indicators in South Korea

Index Updated Actual Previous
Bankruptcies Oct/22 20 companies 13
Business Confidence Nov/22 74 in. pt. 73
Ease of Doing Business 2019 5 place 5
Manufacturing PMI Nov/22 49 in. pt. 48.2
Manufacturing Production Sep/22 0.8 % 1.4
Competitiveness Index 2019 79.62 in. pt. 78.84
Leading Economic Index  Oct/22 130 in. pt. 130

Corruption Index in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2021 26 in. pt. 26
Jordan 2021 49 in. pt. 49
Kyrgyzstan 2021 27 in. pt. 31
Mongolia 2021 35 in. pt. 35
Nepal 2021 33 in. pt. 33
Tajikistan 2021 25 in. pt. 25
Cambodia 2021 23 in. pt. 21
China 2021 45 in. pt. 42
Georgia 2021 55 in. pt. 56
India 2021 40 in. pt. 40
Israel 2021 59 in. pt. 60
Pakistan 2021 28 in. pt. 31
South Korea 2021 62 in. pt. 61
Taiwan 2021 68 in. pt. 65
Vietnam 2021 39 in. pt. 36
Maldives 2021 40 in. pt. 43
Armenia 2021 49 in. pt. 49
Hong Kong 2021 76 in. pt. 77
Indonesia 2021 38 in. pt. 37
Japan 2021 73 in. pt. 74
Kazakhstan 2021 37 in. pt. 38
Lebanon 2021 24 in. pt. 25
Malaysia 2021 48 in. pt. 51
Philippines 2021 33 in. pt. 34
Qatar 2021 63 in. pt. 63
Singapore 2021 85 in. pt. 85
Sri Lanka 2021 37 in. pt. 38
Thailand 2021 35 in. pt. 36
Oman 2021 52 in. pt. 54
Iran 2021 25 in. pt. 25
Laos 2021 30 in. pt. 29
Azerbaijan 2021 30 in. pt. 30
Kuwait 2021 43 in. pt. 42
Saudi Arabia 2021 53 in. pt. 53
Bahrain 2021 42 in. pt. 42
North Korea 2021 16 in. pt. 18
United Arab Emirates 2021 69 in. pt. 71
Yemen 2021 16 in. pt. 15
Turkmenistan 2021 19 in. pt. 19
Uzbekistan 2021 28 in. pt. 26
Iraq 2021 23 in. pt. 21
Syria 2021 13 in. pt. 14
Afghanistan 2021 16 in. pt. 19
Bhutan 2021 68 in. pt. 68
Brunei 2020 60 in. pt. 60
Mauritius 2021 54 in. pt. 53