HONDURAS
Region: LATIN AMERICA AND CARRIBEAN
128
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83
Global Rank: 
22
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13
Region Rank:

Honduras’ IPRI score increased by 0.3 to 4.7 placing it 13th in the Latin America and Caribbean region, tied with the Dominican Republic, and 83rd in the world. Honduras is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin America and the Caribbean group and by the World Bank as a lower-middle income nation. Honduras is a member of the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN) and the Central American Common Market (CACM).
Honduras’ Legal and Political Environment Subindex score increased by 0.4 to 3.6 with scores of 3.9 in Judicial Independence, 3.1 in Rule of Law, 4.0 in Political Stability, and 3.4 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.3 to 5.9 with scores of 5.2 in Property Rights, 3.2 in Ease of Access to Loans, and 9.3 in Registering Property. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.3 to 4.6 with scores of 5.3 in Intellectual Property Protection, 2.6 in Copyright Piracy Level, and 6.0 in Patent Protection.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.7 83 of 128 13 of 22
Legal and Political 3.6 100 of 128 14 of 22
Physical 5.9 58 of 128 6 of 22
Intellectual 4.6 78 of 128 12 of 22


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.6 100 of 128 14 of 22
Judicial Independence 3.9 86 of 128 8 of 22
Rule of Law 3.1 118 of 128 17 of 22
Political Stability 4.0 89 of 128 16 of 22
Control of Corruption 3.4 103 of 128 16 of 22


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.9 58 of 128 6 of 22
Protection of Physical Property 5.2 71 of 128 7 of 22
Registering Property 9.3 53 of 127 5 of 22
Access to Loan 3.2 61 of 128 10 of 22


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.6 78 of 128 12 of 22
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 5.3 50 of 128 5 of 22
Patent Protection 6.0 74 of 108 16 of 22
Copyright Protection 2.6 73 of 104 11 of 18
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