BAHREIN
Region: MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
128
of
42
Global Rank: 
18
of
7
Region Rank:

Bahrain’s IPRI score increased by 0.2 to 6.0 placing it 7th in the Middle East and North Africa region and 42nd globally. Bahrain is classified by the IMF as part of the Middle East North Africa and Pakistan group (MENAP), and by the World Bank as a non-OECD high income nation. It is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
Bahrain’s Legal and Political Environment Subindex increased by 0.3 to 5.2 with scores of 6.2 in Judicial Independence, 5.9 in Rule of Law, 3.1 in Political Stability, and 5.6 in Control of Corruption. Physical Property Rights Subindex remained the same at 7.2 with scores of 7.2 in Property Rights, 9.0 in Registering Property, and 5.4 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.1 to 5.5 with scores of 6.3 in Intellectual Property Protection, 4.7 in Copyright Piracy Level, and data was unavailable to score Patent Protection.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.0 42 of 128 7 of 18
Legal and Political 5.2 53 of 128 10 of 18
Physical 7.2 18 of 128 3 of 18
Intellectual 5.5 52 of 128 7 of 18


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.2 53 of 128 10 of 18
Judicial Independence 6.2 38 of 128 6 of 18
Rule of Law 5.9 47 of 128 7 of 18
Political Stability 3.1 111 of 128 14 of 18
Control of Corruption 5.6 45 of 128 6 of 18


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.2 18 of 128 3 of 18
Protection of Physical Property 7.2 29 of 128 3 of 18
Registering Property 9.0 67 of 127 11 of 18
Access to Loan 5.4 8 of 128 3 of 18


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.5 52 of 128 7 of 18
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 6.3 31 of 128 5 of 18
Patent Protection
Copyright Protection 4.7 43 of 104 6 of 17
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