ICELAND
Region: WESTERN EUROPE
128
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23
Global Rank: 
19
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Region Rank:

Iceland’s IPRI score increased by 0.2 to 7.2 placing it 14th in Western Europe and 23rd in the world. Iceland is classified by the IMF as a part of the Advanced Economies group and by the World Bank as a high income OECD nation. Iceland is a member of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
Iceland’s Legal and Political Environment Subindex increased by 0.1 to 8.1 with scores of 7.9 in Judicial Independence, 7.5 in Political Stability, 8.6 in Control of Corruption, and 8.4 in Rule of Law. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights increased by 0.1 to 6.8 with scores of 7.5 in Property Rights, 3.0 in Ease of Access to Loans, and 9.9 in Registering Property. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.3 to 6.7 with scores of 7.2 in Intellectual Property Protection, 7.8 in Patent Protection, and 5.2 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.2 23 of 128 14 of 19
Legal and Political 8.1 14 of 128 9 of 19
Physical 6.8 30 of 128 13 of 19
Intellectual 6.7 28 of 128 15 of 19


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.1 14 of 128 9 of 19
Judicial Independence 7.9 19 of 128 12 of 19
Rule of Law 8.4 17 of 128 12 of 19
Political Stability 7.5 6 of 128 5 of 19
Control of Corruption 8.6 12 of 128 9 of 19


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.8 30 of 128 13 of 19
Protection of Physical Property 7.5 23 of 128 13 of 19
Registering Property 9.9 9 of 127 4 of 19
Access to Loan 3.0 69 of 128 13 of 19


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.7 28 of 128 15 of 19
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 7.2 25 of 128 14 of 19
Patent Protection 7.8 33 of 108 18 of 19
Copyright Protection 5.2 36 of 104 18 of 19
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Ranks Country Rating
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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