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Qatar ranks 33 out of 180 countries on the Corruption Perception Index

Qatar ranked 33rd in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) for 2018 out of the 180 countries included in the index. The State of Qatar has achieved 62 points this year, thus, the State of Qatar maintains its position on the second rank among the Arab countries and the Middle East. This is while more than two-thirds of the countries, got less than 50 points in the index for this year.

Transparency International Organization (TI) noted that Qatar’s progress on this indicator is closely linked to levels of human growth and development, effective public administration, and high levels of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), health and education.

It is worth mentioning that the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) is issued annually by the Transparency International Organization (TI). Its annual results are the focus of many countries and local and international organizations worldwide.

The index measures the perceived level of corruption in the public sector, based on 13 data sources, based on experts’ assessment, business sector opinions, and based on a number of sub-indicators issued by international organizations such as the World Bank and the World Economic Forum.