LEBANON
Region: MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
128
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117
Global Rank: 
18
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18
Region Rank:

Lebanon’s IPRI score increased by 0.3 to 3.8 placing it 18th in the Middle East and North Africa region and 117th in the world. Lebanon is classified by the IMF as part of the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP) group and by the World Bank as an upper middle income nation.
Lebanon’s Legal and Political Environment Subindex score increased by 0.2 to 2.7, with component scores of 2.8 in Judicial Independence, 3.5 in Rule of Law, 1.6 in Political Stability, and 2.9 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex score for Physical Property Rights increased by 0.2 to 5.6 with component scores of 5.1 in Property Rights, 8.8 in Registering Property, and 3.0 on Ease of Access to Loans. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.7 to 3.2 with component scores of 3.4 in Intellectual Property Protection, no verifiable data to score Patent Protection, and 2.9 in Copyright Piracy.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.8 117 of 128 18 of 18
Legal and Political 2.7 123 of 128 18 of 18
Physical 5.6 76 of 128 15 of 18
Intellectual 3.2 120 of 128 15 of 18


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 2.7 123 of 128 18 of 18
Judicial Independence 2.8 103 of 128 18 of 18
Rule of Law 3.5 108 of 128 17 of 18
Political Stability 1.6 124 of 128 18 of 18
Control of Corruption 2.9 120 of 128 18 of 18


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.6 76 of 128 15 of 18
Protection of Physical Property 5.1 74 of 128 13 of 18
Registering Property 8.8 77 of 127 13 of 18
Access to Loan 3.0 71 of 128 12 of 18


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.2 120 of 128 15 of 18
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 3.4 112 of 128 17 of 18
Patent Protection
Copyright Protection 2.9 70 of 104 12 of 17
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