World Bank: Georgia leads in fighting corruption

World Bank: Georgia leads in fighting corruption

Georgia has reached a historic high in terms of effectiveness of corruption control and governance, according to the World Bank report 'Worldwide Governance Indicators'.

Georgia scored 77.40% on Control of Corruption 100% scale, which is a historic high, reported.

Georgia is among the leaders in the fight against corruption, and by this figure, it is ahead of 13 EU member states, such as Malta, Poland, Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Spain, Slovakia, Italy, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Greece and Bulgaria.

Georgia improved its position with regard to regulatory quality. Georgia earned 81.73% in the 100% scoring and is ranked 38th in the world in 2017.

Georgia’s positions have improved in the Government Effectiveness and is ranked the 59th with 72.12 points. Georgia is ahead of the countries such as Hungary (63), Italy (64), Greece (71), Bulgaria (76), Serbia (83), Armenia (105), Azerbaijan (111), Romania (113) and others.