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From 2009 to 2013, the overall IPRI score of the Netherlands decreased by 0.7%. After two static years in a row (2011 and 2012) Netherland’s IPRI increased in 2013 by 0.1 points. In fact, each of the three components increased between 2012 and 2013.
Judicial Independence and Political Stability gained 0.1 and 0.3 points, respectively, and this led to a 0.1 point increase in the Legal and Political Environment component. Even though Access to Loans decreased by 0.2 points, Protection of Physical Property Rights increased by 0.3 points. Consequently, the overall Physical Property Rights component increased 0.1 points. The Intellectual Property Rights component increased by 0.1 points from 2012 to 2013. This increase is driven by a 0.2 point increase in Protection of Intellectual Property Rights and a 0.1 point increase in Copyright Piracy.
|Category||Score||Global Rank||Regional Rank (WE)|
|Legal and Political Environment||8.6||5 of 130||4 of 19|
|Judicial Independence||9.2||3 of 130||2 of 19|
|Rule of Law||8.6||6 of 130||5 of 19|
|Control of Corruption||9.3||5 of 130||4 of 19|
|Political Stability||7.2||11 of 130||8 of 19|
|Physical Property Rights||7.7||13 of 130||5 of 19|
|Protection of Physical Property Rights||8.6||9 of 130||5 of 19|
|Registering Property||9.1||27 of 130||10 of 19|
|Access to Loans||5.3||25 of 130||7 of 19|
|Intellectual Property Rights||8.3||2 of 130||2 of 19|
|Protection of Intellectual Property Rights||8.4||5 of 130||3 of 19|
|Patent Protection||9.3||2 of 130||2 of 19|
|Copyright Piracy||7.3||15 of 130||10 of 19|