HONG KONG
Region: ASIA AND OCEANA
128
of
13
Global Rank: 
20
of
5
Region Rank:

Hong Kong’s IPRI increased by 0.2 to 7.8 placing it 5th in Asia and Oceania and 13th in the world. Hong Kong is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced Economies group and by the World Bank as a non-OECD high income nation.
Hong Kong’s Legal and Political Environment Subindex increased by 0.3 to 8.3 with scores of 8.9 in Judicial Independence, 7.3 in Political Stability, 8.3 in Control of Corruption, and 8.7 in Rule of Law. The Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.2 to 7.9 with scores of 8.7 in Property Rights, 5.8 in Ease of Access to Loans, and 9.1 in Registering Property. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.1 to 7.2 with scores of 8.3 in Intellectual Property Protection, 7.6 in Patent Protection, and 5.7 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.8 13 of 128 5 of 20
Legal and Political 8.3 11 of 128 3 of 20
Physical 7.9 5 of 128 2 of 20
Intellectual 7.2 22 of 128 5 of 20


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.3 11 of 128 3 of 20
Judicial Independence 8.9 4 of 128 2 of 20
Rule of Law 8.7 14 of 128 4 of 20
Political Stability 7.3 10 of 128 3 of 20
Control of Corruption 8.3 16 of 128 5 of 20


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.9 5 of 128 2 of 20
Protection of Physical Property 8.7 6 of 128 2 of 20
Registering Property 9.1 64 of 127 13 of 20
Access to Loan 5.8 5 of 128 3 of 20


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.2 22 of 128 5 of 20
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 8.3 9 of 128 4 of 20
Patent Protection 7.6 39 of 108 7 of 19
Copyright Protection 5.7 29 of 104 7 of 18
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