ETHIOPIA
Region: AFRICA
128
of
103
Global Rank: 
27
of
20
Region Rank:

Ethiopia’s IPRI score increased by 0.2 to 4.2 placing it 20th in the Africa region and 103rd in the world. Ethiopia is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as a low income nation. Ethiopia is a member of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
The Legal and Political Environment Subindex score increased by 0.4 to 3.7 with scores 3.9 in Judicial Independence, 4.2 in Rule of Law, 2.5 in Political Stability, and 4.1 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights increased by 0.1 to 4.9 with scores of 4.6 in Property Rights, 1.9 in Ease of Access to Loans, and 8.3 in Registering Property. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.1 to 4.0 with scores of 3.8 in Intellectual Property Protection, 4.3 in Patent Protection, and no score for Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.2 103 of 128 20 of 27
Legal and Political 3.7 95 of 128 16 of 27
Physical 4.9 108 of 128 16 of 27
Intellectual 4.0 100 of 128 21 of 27


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.7 95 of 128 16 of 27
Judicial Independence 3.9 85 of 128 16 of 27
Rule of Law 4.2 88 of 128 12 of 27
Political Stability 2.5 120 of 128 23 of 27
Control of Corruption 4.1 78 of 128 10 of 27


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.9 108 of 128 16 of 27
Protection of Physical Property 4.6 100 of 128 19 of 27
Registering Property 8.3 100 of 127 17 of 27
Access to Loan 1.9 110 of 128 20 of 27


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.0 100 of 128 21 of 27
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 3.8 95 of 128 18 of 27
Patent Protection 4.3 104 of 108 26 of 27
Copyright Protection
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