SPAIN
Region: WESTERN EUROPE
128
of
46
Global Rank: 
19
of
17
Region Rank:

Spain’s IPRI score increased by 0.1 to 5.8 placing it 17th in Western Europe and 46th in the world. Spain is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced Economies group and World Bank as a high income OECD country. It is a member of the European Union.
Spain’s Subindex for the Legal and Political Environment increased by 0.1 to 5.7 with scores of 4.2 in Judicial Independence, 6.9 in Rule of Law, 5.6 in Political Stability, and 6.1 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights Subindex remained the same at 5.5 with scores of 5.6 in Property rights, 9.6 in Registering Property, and 1.2 in Ease of access to loans. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.2 to 6.4 with scores of 5.0 in Intellectual Property Protection, 8.7 in Patent Protection, and 5.5 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.8 46 of 128 17 of 19
Legal and Political 5.7 44 of 128 17 of 19
Physical 5.5 85 of 128 17 of 19
Intellectual 6.4 34 of 128 17 of 19


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.7 44 of 128 17 of 19
Judicial Independence 4.2 76 of 128 19 of 19
Rule of Law 6.9 33 of 128 17 of 19
Political Stability 5.6 46 of 128 18 of 19
Control of Corruption 6.1 38 of 128 17 of 19


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.5 85 of 128 17 of 19
Protection of Physical Property 5.6 57 of 128 17 of 19
Registering Property 9.6 27 of 127 7 of 19
Access to Loan 1.2 120 of 128 17 of 19


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 6.4 34 of 128 17 of 19
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 5.0 58 of 128 19 of 19
Patent Protection 8.7 17 of 108 13 of 19
Copyright Protection 5.5 31 of 104 16 of 19
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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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