Region profile: Norway


Between the years 2009 and 2013, the overall Norwegian IPRI score decreased by 0.3%. In the current period (2013) the IPRI score saw no variation for the fourth year in a row.

Control of Corruption and Political Stability gained 0.2 and 0.1 points, respectively which led to a 0.1 point improvement of Legal and Political Environment, in general.    However, there was a 0.1 point decrease in the Physical Property Rights component score which is driven primarily by a 0.2 point decline in Access to Loans.  Between 2012 and 2013, there was no change in the component of Intellectual Property Rights. 

 


Category
 
Score Global Rank Regional Rank
International Property Right Index
 
8.3 4 of 130 3 of 19
Legal and Political Environment
 
8.7 3 of 130 2 of 19
Judicial Independence
 
8.9 7 of 130 5 of 19
Rule of Law
 
8.8 3 of 130 3 of 19
Political Stability
 
7.7 2 of 130 2 of 19
Control of Corruption
 
9.3 5 of 130 4 of 19
Physical Property Rights
 
8.3 1 of 130 1 of 19
Protection of Physical
 
8.5 11 of 130 6 of 19
Registering Property
 
10.0 127 of 130 18 of 19
Intellectual Property Rights
 
7.9 15 of 130 11 of 19
Potection of Intellectual Property Rights
 
8.6 21 of 130 15 of 19
Patent Protection
 
8.6 21 of 130 15 of 19
Copyright Protection
 
7.3 15 of 130 10 of 19
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