NIGERIA
Region: AFRICA
128
of
122
Global Rank: 
27
of
25
Region Rank:

Nigeria’s IPRI value increased by 0.2 to 3.6 placing it 25th in the Africa region and 122nd in the world. Nigeria is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and the World Bank as a lower-middle income nation. It is a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
Nigeria’s Subindex of the Legal and Political Environment increased by 0.1 to 2.5 with scores of 3.9 in Judicial Independence, 2.8 in Rule of Law, 0.8 Political Stability, and 2.5 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights increased by 0.3 to 4.5 with scores of 4.7 in Property rights, 7.6 in Registering Property, and 1.1 in Ease of access to loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights increased by 0.2 to 3.7 with scores of 3.5 in Intellectual Property Protection, 5.8 in Patent Protection, and 1.9 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.6 122 of 128 25 of 27
Legal and Political 2.5 125 of 128 26 of 27
Physical 4.5 118 of 128 22 of 27
Intellectual 3.7 109 of 128 25 of 27


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 2.5 125 of 128 26 of 27
Judicial Independence 3.9 88 of 128 17 of 27
Rule of Law 2.8 123 of 128 25 of 27
Political Stability 0.8 127 of 128 27 of 27
Control of Corruption 2.5 126 of 128 26 of 27


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.5 118 of 128 22 of 27
Protection of Physical Property 4.7 93 of 128 17 of 27
Registering Property 7.6 117 of 127 23 of 27
Access to Loan 1.1 124 of 128 27 of 27


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.7 109 of 128 25 of 27
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 3.5 109 of 128 21 of 27
Patent Protection 5.8 77 of 108 10 of 27
Copyright Protection 1.9 87 of 104 7 of 10
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