EL SALVADOR
Region: LATIN AMERICA AND CARRIBEAN
128
of
79
Global Rank: 
22
of
11
Region Rank:

El Salvador’s IPRI score remained the same at 4.8 placing it 11th in the Latin America and Caribbean region, tied with Columbia, and 79th in the world. El Salvador is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin America and the Caribbean group and by the World Bank as a lower middle income nation. El Salvador is a member of the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN) and the Common Market of the South (MERCUSUR).
The Legal and Political Environment Subindex for El Salvador decreased by 0.1 to 4.2 with scores of 4.7 in Political Stability, 4.0 in Rule of Law, 4.2 in Control of Corruption, and 4.0 in Judicial Independence. The Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.1 to 5.6 with scores of 4.5 in Property Rights, 3.3 in Ease of Access to Loans, and 9.0 in Registering Property. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by 0.1 to 4.5 with scores of 4.0 in Intellectual Property Protection, 7.5 in Patent Protection, and 2.0 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.8 79 of 128 11 of 22
Legal and Political 4.2 79 of 128 8 of 22
Physical 5.6 78 of 128 11 of 22
Intellectual 4.5 81 of 128 13 of 22


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.2 79 of 128 8 of 22
Judicial Independence 4.0 82 of 128 6 of 22
Rule of Law 4.0 92 of 128 11 of 22
Political Stability 4.7 75 of 128 12 of 22
Control of Corruption 4.2 73 of 128 7 of 22


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.6 78 of 128 11 of 22
Protection of Physical Property 4.5 103 of 128 16 of 22
Registering Property 9.0 72 of 127 9 of 22
Access to Loan 3.3 51 of 128 8 of 22


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.5 81 of 128 13 of 22
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 4.0 91 of 128 13 of 22
Patent Protection 7.5 42 of 108 3 of 22
Copyright Protection 2.0 85 of 104 15 of 18
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