SENEGAL
Region: AFRICA
128
of
74
Global Rank: 
27
of
7
Region Rank:

Senegal’s IPRI score increased by 0.2 to 4.8 placing it 7th in the Africa region and 74th in the world. Senegal is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and World Bank as a lower-middle income country. It is a member of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
Senegal’s Subindex for the Legal and Political Environment increased by 0.3 to 4.8 with scores of 4.6 in Judicial Independence, 4.8 in Rule of Law, 4.7 in Political Stability, and 5.0 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights increased by 0.1 to 5.4 with scores of 5.3 in Property rights, 7.7 in Registering Property, and 3.2 in Ease of access to loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights increased by 0.3 to 4.2 with scores of 4.9 in Intellectual Property Protection, 5.5 in Patent Protection, and 2.3 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.8 74 of 128 7 of 27
Legal and Political 4.8 62 of 128 6 of 27
Physical 5.4 87 of 128 12 of 27
Intellectual 4.2 93 of 128 17 of 27


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.8 62 of 128 6 of 27
Judicial Independence 4.6 68 of 128 12 of 27
Rule of Law 4.8 66 of 128 6 of 27
Political Stability 4.7 73 of 128 9 of 27
Control of Corruption 5.0 53 of 128 4 of 27


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.4 87 of 128 12 of 27
Protection of Physical Property 5.3 70 of 128 13 of 27
Registering Property 7.7 116 of 127 22 of 27
Access to Loan 3.2 60 of 128 8 of 27


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.2 93 of 128 17 of 27
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 4.9 63 of 128 7 of 27
Patent Protection 5.5 87 of 108 14 of 27
Copyright Protection 2.3 79 of 104 3 of 10
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