PORTUGAL
Region: WESTERN EUROPE
128
of
29
Global Rank: 
19
of
16
Region Rank:

Portugal’s IPRI score remained the same at 6.6 placing it 16th in the Western Europe and 29th in the world. Portugal is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced Economy group and the World Bank as a high income OECD nation. It is a member of the European Union.
Portugal’s Subindex for the Legal and Political Environment increased by 0.2 to 6.7 with scores of 6.1 in Judicial Independence, 7.3 in Rule of Law, 6.6 in Political Stability, and 6.8 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights remained the same at 6.2 with scores of 6.2 in Property Rights, 10.0 in Registering Property, and 2.3 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights increased by 0.1 to 7.0 with scores of 6.2 in Intellectual Property Protection, 8.7 in Patent Protection, and 6.0 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.6 29 of 128 16 of 19
Legal and Political 6.7 29 of 128 16 of 19
Physical 6.2 45 of 128 16 of 19
Intellectual 7.0 24 of 128 14 of 19


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.7 29 of 128 16 of 19
Judicial Independence 6.1 40 of 128 16 of 19
Rule of Law 7.3 27 of 128 16 of 19
Political Stability 6.6 28 of 128 13 of 19
Control of Corruption 6.8 28 of 128 15 of 19


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.2 45 of 128 16 of 19
Protection of Physical Property 6.2 40 of 128 16 of 19
Registering Property 10.0 1 of 127 1 of 19
Access to Loan 2.3 97 of 128 15 of 19


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 7.0 24 of 128 14 of 19
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 6.2 32 of 128 15 of 19
Patent Protection 8.7 17 of 108 13 of 19
Copyright Protection 6.0 28 of 104 14 of 19
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