Sri Lanka has been ranked 79 among 176 countries Corruption Perceptions Index of Transparency International.
The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be.
A country or territory’s score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0 – 100, where 0 means that a country is perceived as highly corrupt and 100 means it is perceived as very clean.
Sri Lanka has a score of 40 and is just ahead of China which is ranked 80 with a score of 39.
A country’s rank indicates its position relative to the other countries and territories included in the index. (Colombo Gazette)