RWANDA
Region: AFRICA
128
of
33
Global Rank: 
27
of
2
Region Rank:

Rwanda’s IPRI increased by 0.3 to 6.2 placing it 2nd in the Africa group and 33rd in the world. Rwanda is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and World Bank classified as a low income country.
Rwanda’s Subindex for the Legal and Political Environment increased by 0.3 to 5.9 with scores of 7.0 in Judicial Independence, 5.2 in Rule of Law, 4.8 in Political Stability, and 6.7 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights increased by 0.2 to 6.8 with scores of 7.6 in Property rights, 9.0 in Registering Property, and 3.7 in Ease of access to loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights increased by 0.4 to 5.9 with scores 6.8 in Intellectual property protection, 5.0 in Patent Protection, and no score for Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.2 33 of 128 2 of 27
Legal and Political 5.9 42 of 128 3 of 27
Physical 6.8 31 of 128 3 of 27
Intellectual 5.9 42 of 128 2 of 27


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.9 42 of 128 3 of 27
Judicial Independence 7.0 26 of 128 2 of 27
Rule of Law 5.2 55 of 128 4 of 27
Political Stability 4.8 71 of 128 8 of 27
Control of Corruption 6.7 31 of 128 1 of 27


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.8 31 of 128 3 of 27
Protection of Physical Property 7.6 20 of 128 1 of 27
Registering Property 9.0 73 of 127 8 of 27
Access to Loan 3.7 41 of 128 4 of 27


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.9 42 of 128 2 of 27
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 6.8 28 of 128 2 of 27
Patent Protection 5.0 96 of 108 21 of 27
Copyright Protection
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