MACEDONIA
Region: EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA
128
of
68
Global Rank: 
20
of
12
Region Rank:

Macedonia’s IPRI score remained the same at 5.0 placing it 12th in Eastern Europe and Central Asia and 68th in the world. Macedonia is classified by the IMF in the Emerging and Developing Europe group and by the World Bank as an upper-middle income OECD nation.
Macedonia’s Subindex of the Legal and Political Environment increased by 0.3 to 4.8 with scores of 3.8 in Judicial Independence, 4.9 in Rule of Law, 5.5 in Political Stability, and 5.2 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights decreased by 0.1 to 6.0 with scores of 5.6 in Property Rights, 9.0 in Registering Property, and 3.3 in Ease of access to loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights decreased by 0.1 to 4.2 with scores of 4.9 in Intellectual Property Protection, no score for Patent Protection, and 3.5 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.0 68 of 128 12 of 20
Legal and Political 4.8 61 of 128 12 of 20
Physical 6.0 54 of 128 7 of 20
Intellectual 4.2 96 of 128 15 of 20


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.8 61 of 128 12 of 20
Judicial Independence 3.8 90 of 128 10 of 20
Rule of Law 4.9 60 of 128 13 of 20
Political Stability 5.5 48 of 128 11 of 20
Control of Corruption 5.2 52 of 128 10 of 20


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.0 54 of 128 7 of 20
Protection of Physical Property 5.6 53 of 128 5 of 20
Registering Property 9.0 71 of 127 15 of 20
Access to Loan 3.3 54 of 128 6 of 20


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.2 96 of 128 15 of 20
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 4.9 60 of 128 7 of 20
Patent Protection
Copyright Protection 3.5 61 of 104 14 of 20
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