Kyrgyzstan has improved its performance in 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index going up by 16 positions and ranking 136th.
The ranking is conducted annually by international non-governmental organization Transparency International.
The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be. A country or territory’s score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). A country or territory's rank indicates its position relative to the other countries and territories in the index. This year's index includes 175 countries and territories.
Among the other CIS states, Kazakhstan is in the 126th place, Russia – 136, Tajikistan – 152, Uzbekistan – 166, and Turkmenistan - 169.
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