CZECH REPUBLIC
Region: EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA
128
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31
Global Rank: 
20
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Region Rank:

The Czech Republic’s IPRI score increased by 0.2 to 6.5 placing it 2nd in Eastern Europe and Central Asia and 31st in the world. The Czech Republic 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 the European Union.
The Legal and Political Environment Subindex score increased by 0.2 to 6.3 with scores of 5.5 in Judicial Independence, 5.6 in Control of Corruption, 7.3 in Rule of Law, and 6.9 in Political Stability. The Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.2 to 6.2 with scores of 5.7 in Property Rights, 3.9 in Ease of Access to Loans, and 9.0 in Registering Property. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.4 to 7.1 with scores of 6.0 in Intellectual Property Protection, 6.6 in Copyright Piracy Level, and 8.7 in Patent Protection.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.5 31 of 128 2 of 20
Legal and Political 6.3 34 of 128 2 of 20
Physical 6.2 43 of 128 2 of 20
Intellectual 7.1 23 of 128 1 of 20


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.3 34 of 128 2 of 20
Judicial Independence 5.5 46 of 128 2 of 20
Rule of Law 7.3 26 of 128 2 of 20
Political Stability 6.9 21 of 128 2 of 20
Control of Corruption 5.6 44 of 128 6 of 20


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.2 43 of 128 2 of 20
Protection of Physical Property 5.7 51 of 128 4 of 20
Registering Property 9.0 70 of 127 14 of 20
Access to Loan 3.9 36 of 128 1 of 20


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.1 23 of 128 1 of 20
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 6.0 34 of 128 2 of 20
Patent Protection 8.7 17 of 108 1 of 10
Copyright Protection 6.6 20 of 104 1 of 20
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9 NETHERLANDS 8.0
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