2020
| International Property Rights Index

Belgium

Region

Western Europe

Global Rank

17/129

Regional Rank

10/19

Score

7.706

BELGIUM

Region:  Western Europe

Global Rank: 17 of 129

Regional Rank: 10 of 19

 

Belgium’s IPRI score increased by 0.036 to 7.706 placing it 10th in the Western Europe region and 17th in the world. Belgium is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as High income country.

 

Belgium’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.021 to 7.464 with scores of 7.896 in Judicial Independence, 7.736 in Rule of Law, 6.206 in Political Stability, and 8.021 in Control of Corruption.

 

Belgium’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.087 to 7.458 with scores of 7.856 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.407 in Registering Property, and 6.111 in Ease of Access to Loans.

 

Belgium’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex did not change and remained at8.195 with scores of 8.352 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 8.433 in Patent Protection, and 7.8 in Copyright Protection.

 

Belgium is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • OECD
  • EU

Belgium - IPRI Overall Score

Belgium - IPRI Overall Score

  • 1: IPRI
  • 2: Legal and Political Subindex
  • 3. Judicial Independence
  • 4. Rule of Law
  • 5. Control of Corruption
  • 6. Political Stability
  • 7. Physical Property Rights Subindex
  • 8. Property Rights Protection
  • 9. Registering Property
  • 10. Ease of Access to Loans
  • 11. Intellectual Property Rights Subindex
  • 12. Intellectual Property Rights
  • 13. Patent Protection
  • 14. Copyright Piracy

Belgium - IPRI Overall Score

Belgium - Legal and Political Environmental

Belgium - Physical Property Rights

Belgium - Intellectual Property Rights