BOTSWANA’s IPRI score increased by 0.19 to 6.13 placing it 4th in the Africa region and 44th in the world. BOTSWANA is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as an upper-middle-income country.
BOTSWANA’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.03 to 6.54 with scores of 6.11 in Judicial Independence, 6.27 in Rule of Law, 7.13 in Political Stability, and 6.67 for Control of Corruption.
BOTSWANA’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.59 to 7.07 with scores of 6.71 in Property Rights, 9.59 in Registering Property, and 4.9 for Ease of Access to Loans.
BOTSWANA’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.02 to 4.77 with scores of 5.5 in Intellectual Property Protection, 6.7 in Patent Protection, and 2.1 in Copyright Protections.