OMAN
Region: MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
128
of
40
Global Rank: 
18
of
6
Region Rank:

Oman’s IPRI score decreased by 0.2 to 6.0 placing it 6th in Middle East and North Africa region and 40th in the world. Oman is classified by the IMF as part of the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP) group and the World Bank as a high income non-OECD country. It is a member of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
Oman’s Subindex for the Legal and Political Environment remained the same at 6.0 with scores of 5.9 in Judicial Independence, 6.2 in Rule of Law, 6.3 in Political Stability, and 5.5 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights decreased by 0.1 to 7.2 with scores of 6.8 in Property rights, 9.5 in Registering Property, and 5.2 in Ease of access to loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights decreased by 0.3 to 4.9 with scores 5.7 in Intellectual property protection, no score for Patent Protection, and 4.0 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.0 40 of 128 6 of 18
Legal and Political 6.0 40 of 128 5 of 18
Physical 7.2 19 of 128 4 of 18
Intellectual 4.9 72 of 128 9 of 18


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.0 40 of 128 5 of 18
Judicial Independence 5.9 43 of 128 10 of 18
Rule of Law 6.2 42 of 128 5 of 18
Political Stability 6.3 35 of 128 4 of 18
Control of Corruption 5.5 46 of 128 7 of 18


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.2 19 of 128 4 of 18
Protection of Physical Property 6.8 33 of 128 5 of 18
Registering Property 9.5 34 of 127 9 of 18
Access to Loan 5.2 9 of 128 4 of 18


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.9 72 of 128 9 of 18
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 5.7 39 of 128 7 of 18
Patent Protection
Copyright Protection 4.0 53 of 104 9 of 17
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