GABON
Region: AFRICA
128
of
84
Global Rank: 
27
of
11
Region Rank:

Gabon’s IPRI score increased by 0.3 to 4.7 placing it 11th in Africa and 84th in the world. Gabon is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as an upper-middle income nation. Gabon is a member the Economic Community of Central African States (CEMAC).
The Legal and Political Environment Subindex decreased by 0.1 to 4.1 with scores of 3.3 in Judicial Independence, 4.0 on Rule of Law, 5.4 on Political Stability, and 3.7 on Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.1 to 4.9 with scores of 5.3 in Property Rights, 6.7 in Registering Property, and 2.8 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.5 to 4.9 with scores of 4.1 in Intellectual Property Protection, 5.8 in Patent Protection, and no score for the Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.7 84 of 128 11 of 27
Legal and Political 4.1 83 of 128 10 of 27
Physical 4.9 107 of 128 15 of 27
Intellectual 4.9 69 of 128 8 of 27


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.1 83 of 128 10 of 27
Judicial Independence 3.3 95 of 128 19 of 27
Rule of Law 4.0 91 of 128 14 of 27
Political Stability 5.4 51 of 128 4 of 27
Control of Corruption 3.7 92 of 128 11 of 27


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.9 107 of 128 15 of 27
Protection of Physical Property 5.3 67 of 128 10 of 27
Registering Property 6.7 125 of 127 26 of 27
Access to Loan 2.8 77 of 128 11 of 27


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.9 69 of 128 8 of 27
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 4.1 88 of 128 14 of 27
Patent Protection 5.8 77 of 108 10 of 27
Copyright Protection
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