ITALY
Region: WESTERN EUROPE
128
of
50
Global Rank: 
19
of
18
Region Rank:

Italy’s IPRI score increased by 0.1 to 5.7 placing it 18th in Western Europe and 50th in the world. Italy is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced Economies group and by the World Bank as a high income OECD nation. Italy is a member of the European Union.
The Legal and Political Environment Subindex remained the same at 5.2 with scores of 4.3 in Judicial Independence, 5.7 in Rule of Law, 6.0 in Political Stability, and 4.8 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights Subindex remained the same at 5.2 with scores of 5.1 in Property Rights, 1.0 in Ease of Access to Loans, and 9.5 in Registering Property. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.2 to 6.6 with scores of 5.1 in Intellectual Property Protection, 5.3 in Copyright Piracy Level, and 9.3 in Patent Protection.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.7 50 of 128 18 of 19
Legal and Political 5.2 54 of 128 18 of 19
Physical 5.2 94 of 128 18 of 19
Intellectual 6.6 31 of 128 16 of 19


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.2 54 of 128 18 of 19
Judicial Independence 4.3 73 of 128 18 of 19
Rule of Law 5.7 49 of 128 19 of 19
Political Stability 6.0 40 of 128 15 of 19
Control of Corruption 4.8 56 of 128 18 of 19


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.2 94 of 128 18 of 19
Protection of Physical Property 5.1 76 of 128 18 of 19
Registering Property 9.5 36 of 127 8 of 19
Access to Loan 1.0 125 of 128 19 of 19


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.6 31 of 128 16 of 19
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 5.1 55 of 128 17 of 19
Patent Protection 9.3 3 of 108 1 of 19
Copyright Protection 5.3 33 of 104 17 of 19
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