PHILIPPINES
Region: ASIA AND OCEANA
128
of
63
Global Rank: 
20
of
11
Region Rank:

The Philippines’ IPRI stayed the same at 5.1 placing 11th in the Asia and Oceania region and 63rd in the world. The Philippines is classified by the IMF as part of the Emerging and Developing Asia group and the World Bank as a lower-middle income country. It is a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
The Philippine’s Subindex for the Legal and Political Environment increased by 0.3 to 4.2 with scores of 4.6 in Judicial Independence, 4.3 in Rule of Law, 3.6 in Political Stability, and 4.1 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights decreased by 0.1 to 6.1 with scores of 5.2 in Property Rights, 8.8 in Registering Property, and 4.2 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights increased by 0.1 to 5.2 with scores of 4.8 in Intellectual Property Protection, 7.8 in Patent Protection, and 3.1 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.1 63 of 128 11 of 20
Legal and Political 4.2 81 of 128 16 of 20
Physical 6.1 47 of 128 12 of 20
Intellectual 5.2 58 of 128 11 of 20


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.2 81 of 128 16 of 20
Judicial Independence 4.6 69 of 128 15 of 20
Rule of Law 4.3 80 of 128 13 of 20
Political Stability 3.6 100 of 128 14 of 20
Control of Corruption 4.1 80 of 128 12 of 20


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.1 47 of 128 12 of 20
Protection of Physical Property 5.2 72 of 128 13 of 20
Registering Property 8.8 80 of 127 14 of 20
Access to Loan 4.2 29 of 128 11 of 20


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.2 58 of 128 11 of 20
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 4.8 66 of 128 14 of 20
Patent Protection 7.8 32 of 108 6 of 19
Copyright Protection 3.1 67 of 104 10 of 18
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