KENYA
Region: AFRICA
128
of
88
Global Rank: 
27
of
13
Region Rank:

Kenya’s IPRI score increased by 0.1 to 4.6 placing it 13th in the Africa region and 88th in the world. Kenya is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as a lower middle income nation. Kenya is a member of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
Kenya’s Legal and Political Environment Subindex increased by 0.1 to 3.7 with scores of 5.1 in Judicial Independence, 4.1 in Rule of Law, 2.5 in Political Stability, and 3.1 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights index increased by 0.1 to 5.8 with scores of 5.3 in Property Rights, 4.0 in Ease of Access to Loans, and 8.0 in Registering Property. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex remained the same at 4.4 with scores of 4.5 in Intellectual Property Protection, 6.4 in Patent Protection, and 2.2 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.6 88 of 128 13 of 27
Legal and Political 3.7 94 of 128 15 of 27
Physical 5.8 68 of 128 7 of 27
Intellectual 4.4 87 of 128 15 of 27


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.7 94 of 128 15 of 27
Judicial Independence 5.1 55 of 128 8 of 27
Rule of Law 4.1 90 of 128 13 of 27
Political Stability 2.5 121 of 128 24 of 27
Control of Corruption 3.1 116 of 128 20 of 27


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.8 68 of 128 7 of 27
Protection of Physical Property 5.3 66 of 128 9 of 27
Registering Property 8.0 109 of 127 19 of 27
Access to Loan 4.0 33 of 128 3 of 27


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.4 87 of 128 15 of 27
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 4.5 75 of 128 12 of 27
Patent Protection 6.4 66 of 108 4 of 27
Copyright Protection 2.2 80 of 104 4 of 10
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