The Least Corrupt Arab Countries in 2018

Published April 24th, 2019 - 07:53 GMT

 

According to the Corruption Perceptions Index 2018 which ranks 180 countries by their perceived levels of public sector corruption according to experts and businesspeople, these are the least corrupt Arab countries.

It’s worth mentioning that 5 out of the 10 most corrupt countries are Arab countries: Libya, Sudan, Yemen, Syria, and Somalia.

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1. UAE: The index listed UAE as the least corrupt Arab country, and it ranked 23rd internationally.

1. UAE: The index listed UAE as the least corrupt Arab country, and it ranked 23rd internationally. (Shutterstock)

2. Qatar: Qatar that ranked 2nd among its peers in the Arab world, it is ranked 33rd internationally.

2. Qatar: Qatar that ranked 2nd among its peers in the Arab world, it is ranked 33rd internationally. (Shutterstock)

3. Oman: Although Oman ranks directly after Qatar in the region, it ranks 53rd globally - sharing the ranking with Italy.

3. Oman: Although Oman ranks directly after Qatar in the region, it ranks 53rd globally - sharing the ranking with Italy. (Shutterstock)

4. Jordan/KSA: Jordan, and KSA shared the same ranking internationally - 58th.

4. Jordan/KSA: Jordan, and KSA shared the same ranking internationally - 58th. (Shutterstock)

5. Tunisia/Morocco: These beautiful African tourist destinations ranked 73rd globally in the  Corruption Perceptions Index 2018.

5. Tunisia/Morocco: These beautiful African tourist destinations ranked 73rd globally in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2018. (Shutterstock)

6. Kuwait: This GCC country shared the 78th ranking internationally with Turkey.

6. Kuwait: This GCC country shared the 78th ranking internationally with Turkey. (Shutterstock)

7. Bahrain: According to the index, Bahrain is as corrupt as Columbia, with both of them ranking 99th globally.

7. Bahrain: According to the index, Bahrain is as corrupt as Columbia, with both of them ranking 99th globally. (Shutterstock)

8. Algeria/Egypt: The land of a million martyrs, and the land of the pharaohs ranked 105th internationally.

8. Algeria/Egypt: The land of a million martyrs, and the land of the pharaohs ranked 105th internationally. (Shutterstock)

1. UAE: The index listed UAE as the least corrupt Arab country, and it ranked 23rd internationally.
2. Qatar: Qatar that ranked 2nd among its peers in the Arab world, it is ranked 33rd internationally.
3. Oman: Although Oman ranks directly after Qatar in the region, it ranks 53rd globally - sharing the ranking with Italy.
4. Jordan/KSA: Jordan, and KSA shared the same ranking internationally - 58th.
5. Tunisia/Morocco: These beautiful African tourist destinations ranked 73rd globally in the  Corruption Perceptions Index 2018.
6. Kuwait: This GCC country shared the 78th ranking internationally with Turkey.
7. Bahrain: According to the index, Bahrain is as corrupt as Columbia, with both of them ranking 99th globally.
8. Algeria/Egypt: The land of a million martyrs, and the land of the pharaohs ranked 105th internationally.
1. UAE: The index listed UAE as the least corrupt Arab country, and it ranked 23rd internationally.
1. UAE: The index listed UAE as the least corrupt Arab country, and it ranked 23rd internationally. (Shutterstock)
2. Qatar: Qatar that ranked 2nd among its peers in the Arab world, it is ranked 33rd internationally.
2. Qatar: Qatar that ranked 2nd among its peers in the Arab world, it is ranked 33rd internationally. (Shutterstock)
3. Oman: Although Oman ranks directly after Qatar in the region, it ranks 53rd globally - sharing the ranking with Italy.
3. Oman: Although Oman ranks directly after Qatar in the region, it ranks 53rd globally - sharing the ranking with Italy. (Shutterstock)
4. Jordan/KSA: Jordan, and KSA shared the same ranking internationally - 58th.
4. Jordan/KSA: Jordan, and KSA shared the same ranking internationally - 58th. (Shutterstock)
5. Tunisia/Morocco: These beautiful African tourist destinations ranked 73rd globally in the  Corruption Perceptions Index 2018.
5. Tunisia/Morocco: These beautiful African tourist destinations ranked 73rd globally in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2018. (Shutterstock)
6. Kuwait: This GCC country shared the 78th ranking internationally with Turkey.
6. Kuwait: This GCC country shared the 78th ranking internationally with Turkey. (Shutterstock)
7. Bahrain: According to the index, Bahrain is as corrupt as Columbia, with both of them ranking 99th globally.
7. Bahrain: According to the index, Bahrain is as corrupt as Columbia, with both of them ranking 99th globally. (Shutterstock)
8. Algeria/Egypt: The land of a million martyrs, and the land of the pharaohs ranked 105th internationally.
8. Algeria/Egypt: The land of a million martyrs, and the land of the pharaohs ranked 105th internationally. (Shutterstock)