SINGAPORE
Region: ASIA AND OCEANA
128
of
6
Global Rank: 
20
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2
Region Rank:

Singapore’s IPRI score remained the same at 8.1 placing it 2nd in the Asia and Oceania group and 6th in the world. Singapore is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced Economies group and World Bank as a high income non-OECD country. It is a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
The Legal and Political Environment Subindex remained the same at 8.3 with scores of 7.6 in Judicial Independence, 8.8 in Rule of Law, 7.5 in Political Stability, and 9.2 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.1 to 8.2 with scores of 8.8 in Property Rights, 9.8 in Registering Property, and 5.9 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.1 to 8.0 with scores of 8.7 in Intellectual Property Protection, 8.4 in Patent Protection, and 6.8 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.1 6 of 128 2 of 20
Legal and Political 8.3 12 of 128 4 of 20
Physical 8.2 2 of 128 1 of 20
Intellectual 8.0 17 of 128 3 of 20


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.3 12 of 128 4 of 20
Judicial Independence 7.6 23 of 128 5 of 20
Rule of Law 8.8 11 of 128 3 of 20
Political Stability 7.5 7 of 128 2 of 20
Control of Corruption 9.2 7 of 128 2 of 20


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.2 2 of 128 1 of 20
Protection of Physical Property 8.8 4 of 128 1 of 20
Registering Property 9.8 13 of 127 5 of 20
Access to Loan 5.9 4 of 128 2 of 20


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 8.0 17 of 128 3 of 20
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 8.7 4 of 128 1 of 20
Patent Protection 8.4 25 of 108 4 of 19
Copyright Protection 6.8 18 of 104 4 of 18
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Ranks Country Rating
1 FINLAND 8.4
2 NEW ZEALAND 8.3
3 LUXEMBOURG 8.3
4 NORWAY 8.3
5 SWITZERLAND 8.2
6 SINGAPORE 8.1
7 SWEDEN 8.1
8 JAPAN 8.1
9 NETHERLANDS 8.0
10 CANADA 8.0
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