JAMAICA PERCEIVED TO BE THE THIRD MOST CORRUPT COUNTRY IN THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING CARIBBEAN

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Jamaica is perceived to be the third most corrupt country in the English-speaking Caribbean, despite its position on the Global Corruption Index being unchanged.

In 2022, Jamaica ranked 69 of 180 countries on the Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index CPI and this remained the same for 2023.

The findings of the survey were released yesterday (Tues).

Jamaica’s 2022 C-P-I score of 44 out of 100, has also remained unchanged for 2023.

Zero means ‘highly corrupt’, and 100 ‘very clean’,

For the ranking, 1 signifies least corrupt and 180 very corrupt.

Jamaica ranked 69th of 180 countries.

In the English-speaking Caribbean, Barbados, The Bahamas and St. Vincent came out on top as the least corrupt.