FINLAND
Region: WESTERN EUROPE
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Finland remained in first place for Western Europe and the World with an IPRI score of 8.377, an improvement from 8.327. Finland is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced Economies group and by the World Bank as a high income OECD nation. Finland is a member of the European Union.

Finland’s Legal and Political Environment Subindex increased by 0.1 to 8.9 with scores of 9.3 in Judicial Independence, 7.6 in Political Stability, 9.2 in Rule of Law, and 9.4 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.1 to 7.7 with scores of 9.0 in Property Rights, 9.0 in Registering Property, and 5.0 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.1 to 8.6 with scores of 8.9 in Intellectual Property Protection, 7.6 in Copyright Piracy Level, and 9.3 in Patent Protection.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.4 1 of 128 1 of 19
Legal and Political 8.9 2 of 128 1 of 19
Physical 7.7 9 of 128 3 of 19
Intellectual 8.6 3 of 128 1 of 19


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.9 2 of 128 1 of 19
Judicial Independence 9.3 2 of 128 1 of 19
Rule of Law 9.2 1 of 128 1 of 19
Political Stability 7.6 4 of 128 3 of 19
Control of Corruption 9.4 5 of 128 4 of 19


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.7 9 of 128 3 of 19
Protection of Physical Property 9.0 1 of 128 1 of 19
Registering Property 9.0 73 of 127 15 of 19
Access to Loan 5.0 12 of 128 4 of 19


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.6 3 of 128 1 of 19
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 8.9 1 of 128 1 of 19
Patent Protection 9.3 3 of 108 1 of 19
Copyright Protection 7.6 9 of 104 5 of 19
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Ranks Country Rating
1 FINLAND 8.4
2 NEW ZEALAND 8.3
3 LUXEMBOURG 8.3
4 NORWAY 8.3
5 SWITZERLAND 8.2
6 SINGAPORE 8.1
7 SWEDEN 8.1
8 JAPAN 8.1
9 NETHERLANDS 8.0
10 CANADA 8.0
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