Transparency International has released their 2012 Corruption Perception Index, their annual look at public sector corruption. Of the 176 countries and territories on the list, two-thirds had a serious corruption problem.
“Many of the countries where citizens challenged their leaders to stop corruption–from the Middle East to Asia to Europe–have seen their positions in the index stagnate or worsen,” the report said.
The United States ranked 19th, behind Canada, Germany and Singapore. China ranked 80th, four ranks ahead of India, which pars with the European Union’s worst performer Greece. Russia ranked a distant 133rd. The cleanest countries were in Scandinavia. Here’s a look at the countries they deemed most corrupt: