FRANCE
Region: WESTERN EUROPE
128
of
22
Global Rank: 
19
of
13
Region Rank:

France’s IPRI increased by 0.1 to 7.3 placing it 13th in Western Europe and 22nd in the world. France is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced Economies group and by the World Bank as a high income OECD nation. France is a member of the European Union.
The Subindex score for Legal and Political Environment remained the same at 7.0 with scores of 6.9 in Judicial Independence, 7.9 in Rule of Law, 5.7 in Political Stability, and 7.5 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights Subindex remained the same at 6.9 with scores of 7.6 in Property Rights, 8.4 in Registering Property, and 4.6 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.1 to 7.9 with scores of 8.0 in Intellectual Property Protection, 6.4 in Copyright Piracy Level, and 9.3 in Patent Protection.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.3 22 of 128 13 of 19
Legal and Political 7.0 26 of 128 14 of 19
Physical 6.9 26 of 128 11 of 19
Intellectual 7.9 19 of 128 13 of 19


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.0 26 of 128 14 of 19
Judicial Independence 6.9 29 of 128 14 of 19
Rule of Law 7.9 21 of 128 14 of 19
Political Stability 5.7 44 of 128 17 of 19
Control of Corruption 7.5 23 of 128 14 of 19


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.9 26 of 128 11 of 19
Protection of Physical Property 7.6 21 of 128 12 of 19
Registering Property 8.4 95 of 127 18 of 19
Access to Loan 4.6 17 of 128 6 of 19


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.9 19 of 128 13 of 19
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 8.0 14 of 128 7 of 19
Patent Protection 9.3 3 of 108 1 of 19
Copyright Protection 6.4 22 of 104 13 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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