According to Transparency International's International Corruption Perceptions Index 2015, India is placed at 76th position along with Thailand, Brazil, Tunisia, Zambia and Burkina Faso out of 168 countries.

India has improved its past year's position of 85 and has a grade index score of 38 out of a possible 100 which indicates the least corrupt, said the report topped by Denmark.

The index was prepared by using data from institutions including the World Bank, the African Development Bank.

According to Berlin-based Transparency International, 68 percent of countries worldwide have a serious corruption problem and half of the G20 are among them.

Denmark tops of the index for the second consecutive year as the country perceived as least corrupt. It scored 91 points, while North Korea and Somalia remained at the bottom with unchanged scores of 8.

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