AUSTRALIA
Region: ASIA AND OCEANA
128
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12
Global Rank: 
20
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4
Region Rank:

Australia’s IPRI score increased by 0.2 to 7.9 placing it 4th in Asia and Oceania and 12th in the world. Australia is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced Economies group and by the World Bank as a high income OECD nation. It is a member of Pacific Group.
Australia’s Legal and Political Environment Subindex increased by 0.2 to 8.3 with scores 8.6 in Judicial Independence, 8.7 in Control of Corruption, 8.9 in Rule of Law, and 7.2 in Political Stability. The Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.2 to 7.3 with scores of 9.8 in Registering Property, 3.9 in Ease of Access to Loans, and 8.1 in Property Rights. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.2 to 8.2 with scores of 8.0 in Intellectual Property Protection, 7.9 in Copyright Piracy Level, and 8.7 in Patent Protection.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.9 12 of 128 4 of 20
Legal and Political 8.3 10 of 128 2 of 20
Physical 7.3 16 of 128 7 of 20
Intellectual 8.2 13 of 128 2 of 20


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.3 10 of 128 2 of 20
Judicial Independence 8.6 13 of 128 4 of 20
Rule of Law 8.9 9 of 128 2 of 20
Political Stability 7.2 12 of 128 4 of 20
Control of Corruption 8.7 10 of 128 3 of 20


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.3 16 of 128 7 of 20
Protection of Physical Property 8.1 16 of 128 5 of 20
Registering Property 9.8 15 of 127 7 of 20
Access to Loan 3.9 38 of 128 12 of 20


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.2 13 of 128 2 of 20
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 8.0 13 of 128 5 of 20
Patent Protection 8.7 17 of 108 2 of 19
Copyright Protection 7.9 5 of 104 3 of 18
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Ranks Country Rating
1 FINLAND 8.4
2 NEW ZEALAND 8.3
3 LUXEMBOURG 8.3
4 NORWAY 8.3
5 SWITZERLAND 8.2
6 SINGAPORE 8.1
7 SWEDEN 8.1
8 JAPAN 8.1
9 NETHERLANDS 8.0
10 CANADA 8.0
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