Corruption in Denmark

Corruption in Denmark is examined on this page.


According to the Corruption Perceptions Index 2016 from Transparency International , Denmark is the world’s most transparent country, [1] and it has consistently been in the top-4 since the publication of the first report in 1995. [2] Moreover, Transparency International’s Global Corruption Barometer 2013 shows that the public does not consider corruption a major problem in the Danish society , and bribes paid to access public benefits and services are virtually non-existent. [3]

The business environment regarding the ethical behavior of companies‘ interaction with public officials, politicians and other enterprises, and the Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014. [4]

The OECD has pointed out in 2013, though, that it had „serious concerns about the lack of enforcement“ of bribery paid by Danish companies abroad. [2] [5]

See also

  • Crime in Denmark


  1. Jump up^ „Corruption Perceptions Index 2016“ . Transparency International . Retrieved 2 June 2016 .
  2. ^ Jump up to:b „ICIJ World’s“ Least Corrupt „Nations Fail to Police Bribery Abroad“ . Retrieved 2 June 2016 .
  3. Jump up^ „Global Corruption Barometer 2013“ . Transparency International . Retrieved 2 December 2013 .
  4. Jump up^ „The Global Competitiveness Report“ . World Economic Forum . Retrieved 2 December 2013 .
  5. Jump up^ „Phase 3 Report on Implementing the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention In Denmark“ (PDF) . OECD. March 2013 . Retrieved 2016-12-13 .