BURUNDI
Region: AFRICA
128
of
123
Global Rank: 
27
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26
Region Rank:

Burundi’s IPRI score increased by 0.1 to 3.4 placing it 26th in Africa and 123rd in the world. Burundi is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as a low income nation. It is a member of the Economic Community of Central African States (CEMAC).
Burundi’s score on the Legal and Political Environment Subindex increased by 0.4 to 2.5 with scores of 1.0 in Judicial Independence, 3.1 in Rule of Law, 3.2 in Political Stability, and 2.6 in Control of Corruption. Physical Property Rights Subindex remained the same at 4.5 with scores of 2.9 in Property Rights, 1.3 in Ease of Access to Loans, and 9.2 in Registering Property. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex remained the same at 3.3 with scores of 2.7 in Intellectual Property Protection, 4.0 in Patent Protection, and no score on Copyright Piracy Level due to a lack of available information.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.4 123 of 128 26 of 27
Legal and Political 2.5 124 of 128 25 of 27
Physical 4.5 117 of 128 21 of 27
Intellectual 3.3 115 of 128 27 of 27


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 2.5 124 of 128 25 of 27
Judicial Independence 1.0 127 of 128 27 of 27
Rule of Law 3.1 117 of 128 24 of 27
Political Stability 3.2 106 of 128 19 of 27
Control of Corruption 2.6 123 of 128 24 of 27


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.5 117 of 128 21 of 27
Protection of Physical Property 2.9 124 of 128 25 of 27
Registering Property 9.2 56 of 127 4 of 27
Access to Loan 1.3 119 of 128 25 of 27


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.3 115 of 128 27 of 27
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 2.7 125 of 128 26 of 27
Patent Protection 4.0 105 of 108 27 of 27
Copyright Protection
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