Index results released by graft watchdog Transparency International indicated that countries with the lowest protections for press and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) tend to have the worst rates of corruption. The index, which ranks 180 countries uses a scale of zero to 100, where zero is considered most corrupt and 100 is very clean. Transparency International has been looking at the relationship between corruption levels. New Zealand and Denmark have topped the list. India found the 81st place in rank with a score of 40 in the Corruption Perception Index for 2017. According to the reports, Demonetization and GST have affected the Indian Economy.