ESTONIA
Region: EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA
128
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Global Rank: 
20
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Region Rank:

Estonia’s IPRI score increased by 0.2 to 6.8 placing it 1st in Eastern Europe and Central Asia and 25th in the world. Estonia is classified by the IMF as a part of the Advanced Economies Group and by the World Bank as a high income OECD nation. Estonia is a member of the European Union.
The Legal and Political Environment Subindex score increased by 0.2 to 7.4 with scores of 7.8 in Judicial Independence, 7.7 in Rule of Law, 6.5 in Political Stability, and 7.5 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.3 to 6.8 with scores of 7.3 in Property Rights, 9.4 in Registering Property, and 3.8 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.3 to 6.2 with scores of 7.1 in Intellectual Property Protection, 5.3 in Copyright Piracy Level, and no score on Patent Protection.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.8 25 of 128 1 of 20
Legal and Political 7.4 20 of 128 1 of 20
Physical 6.8 29 of 128 1 of 20
Intellectual 6.2 37 of 128 4 of 20


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.4 20 of 128 1 of 20
Judicial Independence 7.8 21 of 128 1 of 20
Rule of Law 7.7 23 of 128 1 of 20
Political Stability 6.5 30 of 128 6 of 20
Control of Corruption 7.5 24 of 128 1 of 20


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.8 29 of 128 1 of 20
Protection of Physical Property 7.3 27 of 128 1 of 20
Registering Property 9.4 43 of 127 9 of 20
Access to Loan 3.8 40 of 128 3 of 20


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.2 37 of 128 4 of 20
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 7.1 26 of 128 1 of 20
Patent Protection
Copyright Protection 5.3 33 of 104 5 of 20
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5 SWITZERLAND 8.2
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9 NETHERLANDS 8.0
10 CANADA 8.0
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