2021
| International Property Rights Index

Belgium

Region

Western Europe

Global Rank

19/129

Regional Rank

12/19

Score

7.400

Belgium’s IPRI score decreased by -0.306 to 7.4 placing it 12nd in the Western Europe region and 19th 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 0.01 to 7.474 with scores of 7.895 in Judicial Independence, 7.727 in Rule of Law, 6.167 in Political Stability, and 8.103 in Control of Corruption.

 

Belgium’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.092 to 7.458 with scores of 7.856 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.407 in Registering Property, and 5.835 in Ease of Access to Loans.

 

Belgium’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.834 to 7.361 with scores of 8.352 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.668 in Patent Protection, 7.8 in Copyright Protection, and 6.625 in Trademark 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 Protection
  • 15. Trademark Protection

Belgium - IPRI Overall Score

Belgium - Legal and Political Environment

Belgium - Physical Property Rights

Belgium - Intellectual Property Rights