Which countries have been on the top 10 list of the world’s most corrupt countries for the first time?

The top 10 most corrupt and inefficient countries for a decade or more, according to a new study.

The rankings are based on data collected from governments and NGOs, which are required by the International Financial Transparency Alliance (IFTA) to provide transparency data on financial services and tax evasion.

Here are the top ten most corrupt nations, ranked according to IFTA data.


Malaysia, Malaysia 2.

Indonesia, Indonesia 3.

Mexico, Mexico 4.

Venezuela, Venezuela 5.

Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan 6.

Egypt, Egypt 7.

Bahrain, Bahrain 8.

Colombia, Colombia 9.

Ecuador, Ecuador 10.

Brazil, Brazil Source: IFTA, 2015: A new study found the world was among the 10 most corruption-ridden nations.

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