MALTA
Region: WESTERN EUROPE
128
of
27
Global Rank: 
19
of
15
Region Rank:

Malta’s IPRI score remained the same at 6.7 placing it 15th in the Western Europe region and 27th in the World. The Malta is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced Economies group and the World Bank as a High Income Non OECD nation. Malta is a member of the European Union.
Malta’s Subindex for the Legal and Political Environment remained the same at 6.9 with scores of 6.4 in Judicial Independence, 7.4 in Rule of Law, 7.2 in Political Stability, and 6.7 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights decreased by 0.1 to 6.9 with scores 6.6 in Property rights, 9.5 in Registering Property, and 4.7 in Ease of access to loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights remained the same at 6.3 with scores 6.1 in Intellectual Property Protection, 7.4 in Patent Protection, and 5.6 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.7 27 of 128 15 of 19
Legal and Political 6.9 27 of 128 15 of 19
Physical 6.9 24 of 128 9 of 19
Intellectual 6.3 35 of 128 18 of 19


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.9 27 of 128 15 of 19
Judicial Independence 6.4 36 of 128 15 of 19
Rule of Law 7.4 24 of 128 15 of 19
Political Stability 7.2 11 of 128 7 of 19
Control of Corruption 6.7 29 of 128 16 of 19


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.9 24 of 128 9 of 19
Protection of Physical Property 6.6 36 of 128 15 of 19
Registering Property 9.5 39 of 127 10 of 19
Access to Loan 4.7 16 of 128 5 of 19


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.3 35 of 128 18 of 19
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 6.1 33 of 128 16 of 19
Patent Protection 7.4 46 of 108 19 of 19
Copyright Protection 5.6 30 of 104 15 of 19
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