GERMANY
Region: WESTERN EUROPE
128
of
16
Global Rank: 
19
of
9
Region Rank:

Germany’s IPRI increased by 0.1 to 7.7 placing it 9th in Western Europe and 16th in the world. Germany is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced Economies group and by the World Bank as a high income OECD nation. Germany is a member of the European Union.
Germany’s Subindex for Legal and Political Environment increased by 0.1 to 8.0 with scores of 8.0 in Judicial Independence, 8.7 in Rule of Law, 6.9 in Political Stability, and 8.7 in Control of Corruption. Germany’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.1 to 6.9 with scores of 8.0 in Property Rights, 3.9 in Ease of Access to Loans, and 8.7 in Registering Property. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.1 to 8.2 with scores 7.8 in Intellectual Property Protection, 7.6 in Copyright Piracy Level, and 9.3 in Patent Protection.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.7 16 of 128 9 of 19
Legal and Political 8.0 16 of 128 10 of 19
Physical 6.9 25 of 128 10 of 19
Intellectual 8.2 10 of 128 8 of 19


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.0 16 of 128 10 of 19
Judicial Independence 8.0 17 of 128 11 of 19
Rule of Law 8.7 15 of 128 10 of 19
Political Stability 6.9 23 of 128 12 of 19
Control of Corruption 8.7 11 of 128 8 of 19


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.9 25 of 128 10 of 19
Protection of Physical Property 8.0 17 of 128 10 of 19
Registering Property 8.7 83 of 127 17 of 19
Access to Loan 3.9 34 of 128 8 of 19


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.2 10 of 128 8 of 19
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 7.8 20 of 128 12 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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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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