GUYANA
Region: LATIN AMERICA AND CARRIBEAN
128
of
100
Global Rank: 
22
of
16
Region Rank:

Guyana’s IPRI score remained the same at 4.3 placing it 16th in the Latin America and Caribbean region and 100th in the world. Guyana is classified by the IMF as a part of the Latin America and the Caribbean group and by the World Bank as a lower-middle income nation. Guyana is a member of the Caribbean Common Market (CARICOM).
The Legal and Political Environment Subindex remained the same at 4.0 with scores of 3.9 in Judicial Independence, 4.7 in Political Stability, 3.5 in Control of Corruption, and 3.8 in Rule of Law. Guyana’s Physical Property Rights Subindex remained the same at 5.3 with scores 4.5 in Property Rights, 7.6 in Registering Property, and 3.9 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by 0.1 to 3.5 with scores of 3.8 in Intellectual Property Protection, 3.3 in Patent Protection, and no score for Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.3 100 of 128 16 of 22
Legal and Political 4.0 87 of 128 9 of 22
Physical 5.3 89 of 128 15 of 22
Intellectual 3.5 113 of 128 21 of 22


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.0 87 of 128 9 of 22
Judicial Independence 3.9 89 of 128 9 of 22
Rule of Law 3.8 96 of 128 13 of 22
Political Stability 4.7 76 of 128 13 of 22
Control of Corruption 3.5 97 of 128 14 of 22


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.3 89 of 128 15 of 22
Protection of Physical Property 4.5 102 of 128 15 of 22
Registering Property 7.6 118 of 127 19 of 22
Access to Loan 3.9 37 of 128 5 of 22


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.5 113 of 128 21 of 22
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 3.8 98 of 128 16 of 22
Patent Protection 3.3 106 of 108 22 of 22
Copyright Protection
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