2019
| International Property Rights Index

Belgium

Region

Western Europe

Global Rank

18/131

Regional Rank

11/19

BELGIUM

Region: Western Europe

Global Rank: 18 of 129

Region Rank: 11 of 19

 

Belgium’s IPRI score decreased by -0.008 to 7.669 placing it 11th in the Western Europe region and 18th in the world. Belgium is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as a High income country.

Belgium’s Legal and Political Subindex score decreased by -0.027 to 7.443 with scores of 7.895 in Judicial Independence, 7.686 in Rule of Law, 7.994 in Control of Corruption, and 6.197 in Political Stability.

Belgium’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.017 to 7.370 with scores of 7.856 in Perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.145 in Registering Property, and 6.110 in Ease of Access to Loans.

Belgium’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.017 to 8.195 with scores of 8.352 in Perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 8.43 in Patent Protection, and 7.8 in Copyright Protection.

Belgium is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • OECD
  • EU

Belgium - IPRI Overall Score

Belgium - IPRI Overall Score

  • 1: IPRI
  • 2: Legal and Political Subindex
  • 3. Judicial Independence
  • 4. Rule of Law
  • 5. Control of Corruption
  • 6. Political Stability
  • 7. Physical Property Rights Subindex
  • 8. Property Rights Protection
  • 9. Registering Property
  • 10. Ease of Access to Loans
  • 11. Intellectual Property Rights Subindex
  • 12. Intellectual Property Rights
  • 13. Patent Protection
  • 14. Copyright Piracy

Belgium - IPRI Overall Score

Belgium - Legal and Political Environmental

Belgium - Physical Property Rights

Belgium - Intellectual Property Rights