Saudi Arabia

Middle East

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is Head of State.

There is a Consultative Council or Majlis al-Shura with 150 members and a chairman appointed by the monarch to serve four year terms.

The Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2016 places Saudi Arabia at joint 62nd out of 176 countries with a CPI 2016 score of 46 (where 100 is least corrupt).