IRAN
Region: MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
128
of
101
Global Rank: 
18
of
14
Region Rank:

Iran’s IPRI score increased by 0.2 to 4.2 placing it 14th in the Middle East and North Africa region and 101st in the world. Iran is classified by the IMF as a part of the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP) group and by the World Bank as an upper-middle income nation. It is a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
Iran’s Legal and Political Environment Subindex score increased by 0.3 to 3.6 with component scores of 4.3 in Judicial Independence, 2.9 in Rule of Law, 3.2 in Political Stability, and 3.9 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.3 to 5.1 with component scores of 4.9 in Property Rights, 9.6 in Registering Property, and 1.0 in Ease of Access to Loans. Iran’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.2 to 4.0 with component scores of 3.2 in Intellectual Property Protection, 4.7 in Patent Protection, and no score on Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.2 101 of 128 14 of 18
Legal and Political 3.6 102 of 128 16 of 18
Physical 5.1 95 of 128 17 of 18
Intellectual 4.0 102 of 128 13 of 18


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.6 102 of 128 16 of 18
Judicial Independence 4.3 72 of 128 13 of 18
Rule of Law 2.9 120 of 128 18 of 18
Political Stability 3.2 107 of 128 12 of 18
Control of Corruption 3.9 85 of 128 14 of 18


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.1 95 of 128 17 of 18
Protection of Physical Property 4.9 84 of 128 15 of 18
Registering Property 9.6 28 of 127 7 of 18
Access to Loan 1.0 127 of 128 18 of 18


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.0 102 of 128 13 of 18
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 3.2 120 of 128 18 of 18
Patent Protection 4.7 99 of 108 9 of 9
Copyright Protection
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