CYPRUS
Region: MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
128
of
36
Global Rank: 
18
of
4
Region Rank:

Cyprus’s IPRI score increased by 0.1 to 6.1 placing it 4th in the Middle East and North Africa region and 36th in the world. Cyprus is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced Economies group and by the World Bank as a non-OECD high income nation. It is a member of the European Union.
The Legal and Political Environment Subindex score increased by 0.1 to 6.7 with scores of 6.2 in Judicial Independence, 7.1 in Rule of Law, 6.4 in Political Stability, and 7.1 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights Subindex score remained the same at 5.9 with scores of 5.8 in Property Rights, 2.3 in Ease of Access to Loans, and 9.7 in Registering Property. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex remained the same at 5.7 with scores of 5.6 in Intellectual Property Protection, 5.3 in Copyright Piracy Level, and 6.3 in Patent Protection.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.1 36 of 128 4 of 18
Legal and Political 6.7 28 of 128 3 of 18
Physical 5.9 57 of 128 9 of 18
Intellectual 5.7 44 of 128 4 of 18


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.7 28 of 128 3 of 18
Judicial Independence 6.2 39 of 128 7 of 18
Rule of Law 7.1 29 of 128 2 of 18
Political Stability 6.4 34 of 128 3 of 18
Control of Corruption 7.1 27 of 128 3 of 18


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.9 57 of 128 9 of 18
Protection of Physical Property 5.8 48 of 128 9 of 18
Registering Property 9.7 23 of 127 6 of 18
Access to Loan 2.3 98 of 128 15 of 18


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.7 44 of 128 4 of 18
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 5.6 42 of 128 8 of 18
Patent Protection 6.3 67 of 108 5 of 9
Copyright Protection 5.3 33 of 104 3 of 17
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