MAURITIUS
Region: AFRICA
128
of
34
Global Rank: 
27
of
3
Region Rank:

Mauritius’ IPRI score remained the same at 6.1 placing it 3rd in the Africa region and 34th in the world. Mauritius is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and the World Bank as a upper-middle income nation. Mauritius is a member of the South African Development Community (SADC).
Mauritius’ Subindex for the Legal and Political Environment remained the same at 6.5 with scores 6.7 in Judicial Independence, 6.8 in Rule of Law, 6.5 in Political Stability, and 5.9 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights decreased by 0.1 to 6.8 with scores 6.8 in Property rights, 9.5 in Registering Property, and 4.2 in Ease of access to loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights increased by 0.1 to 5.1 with scores of 5.7 in Intellectual Property Protection, 5.1 in Patent Protection, and 4.5 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.1 34 of 128 3 of 27
Legal and Political 6.5 32 of 128 2 of 27
Physical 6.8 28 of 128 2 of 27
Intellectual 5.1 63 of 128 4 of 27


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.5 32 of 128 2 of 27
Judicial Independence 6.7 32 of 128 3 of 27
Rule of Law 6.8 34 of 128 1 of 27
Political Stability 6.5 31 of 128 2 of 27
Control of Corruption 5.9 42 of 128 3 of 27


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.8 28 of 128 2 of 27
Protection of Physical Property 6.8 32 of 128 3 of 27
Registering Property 9.5 30 of 127 2 of 27
Access to Loan 4.2 30 of 128 1 of 27


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.1 63 of 128 4 of 27
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 5.7 40 of 128 3 of 27
Patent Protection 5.1 92 of 108 18 of 27
Copyright Protection 4.5 48 of 104 2 of 10
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