International
Property Rights Index
2017

BELGIUM

BELGIUM’s IPRI score increased by 0.39 to 7.84 placing it 12th in the Western Europe region and 18th in the world. BELGIUM is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as a high income country.

BELGIUM’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.1 to 7.55 with scores of 7.88 in Judicial Independence, 7.84 in Rule of Law, 6.3 in Political Stability, and 8.17 for Control of Corruption.

BELGIUM’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 1.05 to 7.52 with scores of 7.89 in Property Rights, 8.06 in Registering Property, and 6.6 for Ease of Access to Loans.

BELGIUM’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.2 to 8.45 with scores of 8.32 in Intellectual Property Protection, 9.33 in Patent Protection, and 7.7 in Copyright Protections. 

BELGIUM - IPRI Overall Score

BELGIUM - IPRI Overall Score

BELGIUM - Legal and Political Environmental

BELGIUM - Physical Property Rights

BELGIUM -Intellectual Property Rights