TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
Region: LATIN AMERICA AND CARRIBEAN
128
of
60
Global Rank: 
22
of
6
Region Rank:

This is Trinidad and Tobago’s score remained the same at 5.2 placing it 6th in the Latin America and Caribbean and 60th in the world. Trinidad and Tobago is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin America and Caribbean group and the World Bank as a high income non-OECD country. It is a member of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM).
The Legal and Political Environment Subindex decreased by 0.1 to 4.9 with scores of 5.5 in Judicial Independence, 4.7 in Rule of Law, 5.5 in Political Stability, and 3.8 in Control of Corruption. The Physical Property Rights Subindex remained the same at 5.0 with scores of 5.0 in Property Rights, 7.5 in Registering Property, and 2.4 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.2 to 5.8 with scores of 4.0 in Intellectual Property Protection, 7.5 in Patent Protection, and no score for Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.2 60 of 128 6 of 22
Legal and Political 4.9 60 of 128 5 of 22
Physical 5.0 105 of 128 18 of 22
Intellectual 5.8 43 of 128 3 of 22


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.9 60 of 128 5 of 22
Judicial Independence 5.5 47 of 128 5 of 22
Rule of Law 4.7 68 of 128 6 of 22
Political Stability 5.5 47 of 128 4 of 22
Control of Corruption 3.8 87 of 128 9 of 22


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.0 105 of 128 18 of 22
Protection of Physical Property 5.0 78 of 128 9 of 22
Registering Property 7.5 119 of 127 20 of 22
Access to Loan 2.4 92 of 128 16 of 22


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.8 43 of 128 3 of 22
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 4.0 92 of 128 14 of 22
Patent Protection 7.5 43 of 108 4 of 22
Copyright Protection
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