2021
| International Property Rights Index

Bulgaria

Region

Central Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Global Rank

56/129

Regional Rank

10/25

Score

5.586

Bulgaria’s IPRI score decreased by -0.135 to 5.586 placing it 10th in the Central Eastern Europe and Central Asia region and 56th in the world. Bulgaria is classified by the IMF as part of the Emerging and Developing Europe group and by the World Bank as Upper middle income country.

 

Bulgaria’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.046 to 4.96 with scores of 3.8 in Judicial Independence, 5.071 in Rule of Law, 6.279 in Political Stability, and 4.689 in Control of Corruption.

 

Bulgaria’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.094 to 6.37 with scores of 4.865 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.344 in Registering Property, and 5.182 in Ease of Access to Loans.

 

Bulgaria’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.543 to 5.335 with scores of 4.499 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.25 in Patent Protection, 4.3 in Copyright Protection, and 6.291 in Trademark Protection.

 

Bulgaria is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • EU

Bulgaria - IPRI Overall Score

Bulgaria - 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

Bulgaria - IPRI Overall Score

Bulgaria - Legal and Political Environment

Bulgaria - Physical Property Rights

Bulgaria - Intellectual Property Rights