The yearly Corruption Perceptions Index made by Transparency International shows that Finland's public sector is the second least corrupted in the world. Last year in the same comparison Finland was in the third place. Finland's place in the Transparency Internationals comparison has changed some in recent years and in 2012 Finland was in the first place together with Denmark and New Zealand.
The Index shows that the situation of the Nordic countries is very good: in the Index comparison Denmark was the least corrupted country and Sweden was third on the list and Norway ended to be fifth together with the Netherlands.
The Corruption Perceptions Index includes 168 countries and the comparison is based on material from World Bank, African Development Fund and IMD Business School from Switzerland.