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Finland continues to lead the world in property rights with a 0.1 point increase in IPRI this year. LP held constant at 8.8. Judicial Independence and Political Stability posted small increases to overcome a miniscule loss in Control of Corruption. All PPR sub-components held constant keeping Finland PPR at 8.3. Finland saw a small improvement in Protection of Intellectual Property.This was enough to increase IPR by 0.1 points in 2012.
|Category||Score||Global Rank||Regional Rank (WE)|
|Legal and Political Environment||8.8||1 of 130||1 of 19|
|Rule of Law||8.9|
|Control of Corruption||9.3|
|Physical Property Rights||8.3||4 of 130||2 of 19|
|Protection of Physical Property Rights||9.2|
|Access to Loans||6.4|
|Intellectual Property Rights||8.6||1 of 130||1 of 19|
|Protection of Intellectual Property Rights||8.9|