UGANDA
Region: AFRICA
128
of
86
Global Rank: 
27
of
12
Region Rank:

Uganda’s IPRI score increased by 0.3 to 4.6 placing it 12th in the Africa region and 86th in the world. Uganda is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub Saharan Africa group and the World Bank as a low income nation. Uganda is a member of Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
Uganda’s Subindex for the Legal and Political Environment remained the same at 3.5 with scores of 4.0 in Judicial Independence, 4.2 in Rule of Law, 3.1 in Political Stability, and 2.8 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights increased by 0.3 to 5.3 with scores of 4.8 in Property rights, 8.6 in Registering Property, and 2.6 in Ease of access to loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights increased by 0.5 to 5.0 with scores of 3.9 in Intellectual Property Protection, 6.2 in Patent Protection, and no score for Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.6 86 of 128 12 of 27
Legal and Political 3.5 103 of 128 17 of 27
Physical 5.3 90 of 128 13 of 27
Intellectual 5.0 66 of 128 6 of 27


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.5 103 of 128 17 of 27
Judicial Independence 4.0 83 of 128 15 of 27
Rule of Law 4.2 86 of 128 10 of 27
Political Stability 3.1 109 of 128 20 of 27
Control of Corruption 2.8 121 of 128 22 of 27


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.3 90 of 128 13 of 27
Protection of Physical Property 4.8 90 of 128 15 of 27
Registering Property 8.6 85 of 127 11 of 27
Access to Loan 2.6 88 of 128 16 of 27


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.0 66 of 128 6 of 27
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 3.9 94 of 128 17 of 27
Patent Protection 6.2 69 of 108 6 of 27
Copyright Protection
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