BOTSWANA
Region: AFRICA
128
of
44
Global Rank: 
27
of
4
Region Rank:

Botswana’s IPRI score remained the same at 5.9 placing it 4th in Africa and 44th in the world. Botswana is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as an upper-middle income nation. It is a member of the South African Development Community.
Botswana’s score in the Legal and Political Environment Subindex decreased by 0.1 to 6.6 with scores of 6.4 in Judicial Independence, 6.3 in Rule of Law, 7.0 in Political Stability, and 6.6 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Subindex increased by 0.1 to 6.5 with scores of 6.5 in Property Rights, 3.3 in Ease of Access to Loans, and 9.6 in the Registering Property. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex remained the same at 4.7 with scores of 5.4 in Intellectual Property Protection, 2.1 in Copyright Piracy Level, and 6.7 in the Patent Protection.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.9 44 of 128 4 of 27
Legal and Political 6.6 30 of 128 1 of 27
Physical 6.5 39 of 128 4 of 27
Intellectual 4.7 75 of 128 12 of 27


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.6 30 of 128 1 of 27
Judicial Independence 6.4 35 of 128 4 of 27
Rule of Law 6.3 41 of 128 2 of 27
Political Stability 7.0 16 of 128 1 of 27
Control of Corruption 6.6 33 of 128 2 of 27


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.5 39 of 128 4 of 27
Protection of Physical Property 6.5 37 of 128 4 of 27
Registering Property 9.6 24 of 127 1 of 27
Access to Loan 3.3 53 of 128 6 of 27


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.7 75 of 128 12 of 27
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 5.4 46 of 128 5 of 27
Patent Protection 6.7 58 of 108 2 of 27
Copyright Protection 2.1 82 of 104 5 of 10
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