New Survey Shows Israel Has Higher Level Of Political Corruption Than Botswana
January 23, 2020
Israel has fallen to 35th place in Transparency International’s 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index, down from 34th last year, the third consecutive year that Israel has fallen in the index:
Prior to that between the years 2014 and 2016, Israel had risen in the Index.
The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks 180 countries by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, according to experts and businesspeople. Transparency International said, “This year’s analysis shows corruption is more pervasive in countries where big money can flow freely into electoral campaigns and where governments listen only to the voices of wealthy or well-connected individuals.”