NETHERLANDS
Region: WESTERN EUROPE
128
of
9
Global Rank: 
19
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6
Region Rank:

Netherland’s IPRI score increased 0.1 to an 8.0. This score ranks it 6th in the Western Europe group and 9th in the world. The IMF classified Netherlands in the advanced economies group and the World Bank ranked them as a High Income OECD country. It is a member of EU (European Union).
Netherland’s Subindex of the Legal and Political Environment increased by 0.1 to 8.5 with scores 8.8 in Judicial Independence, 9.0 in Rule of Law, 7.1 in Political Stability, and 9.0 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights increased 0.1 to 7.2 with scores 8.3 in Property rights, 9.9 in Registering Property, and 3.4 in Ease of access to loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights increased 0.2 to 8.4 with scores 8.4 in Intellectual property protection, 9.3 in Patent Protection, and 7.5 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.0 9 of 128 6 of 19
Legal and Political 8.5 7 of 128 6 of 19
Physical 7.2 17 of 128 6 of 19
Intellectual 8.4 4 of 128 2 of 19


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.5 7 of 128 6 of 19
Judicial Independence 8.8 7 of 128 5 of 19
Rule of Law 9.0 7 of 128 6 of 19
Political Stability 7.1 15 of 128 10 of 19
Control of Corruption 9.0 9 of 128 7 of 19


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.2 17 of 128 6 of 19
Protection of Physical Property 8.3 10 of 128 6 of 19
Registering Property 9.9 8 of 127 3 of 19
Access to Loan 3.4 48 of 128 10 of 19


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.4 4 of 128 2 of 19
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 8.4 8 of 128 5 of 19
Patent Protection 9.3 3 of 108 1 of 19
Copyright Protection 7.5 14 of 104 10 of 19
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1 FINLAND 8.4
2 NEW ZEALAND 8.3
3 LUXEMBOURG 8.3
4 NORWAY 8.3
5 SWITZERLAND 8.2
6 SINGAPORE 8.1
7 SWEDEN 8.1
8 JAPAN 8.1
9 NETHERLANDS 8.0
10 CANADA 8.0
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