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Congo, Dem. Rep.



Global Rank


Regional Rank




Congo, Dem. Rep.’s IPRI score decreased by -0.575 to 2.886 placing it 28st in the Africa region and 126th in the world. Congo, Dem. Rep. is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Low income country.


Congo, Dem. Rep.’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.009 to 1.775 with scores of 1.963 in Judicial Independence, 1.419 in Rule of Law, 1.864 in Political Stability, and 1.855 in Control of Corruption.


Congo, Dem. Rep.’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -1.717 to 3.205 with scores of 3.457 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 3.599 in Registering Process, and 2.559 in Access to Financing.


Congo, Dem. Rep.’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex did not change and remained at 3.677 with scores of 3.074 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 3.933 in Patent Protection, data wasn't available to measure Copyright Protection, and 4.025 in Trademark Protection.


Congo, Dem. Rep. is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • SADC

Congo, Dem. Rep. - IPRI Overall Score

Congo, Dem. Rep. - 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

Congo, Dem. Rep. - IPRI Overall Score

Congo, Dem. Rep. - Legal and Political Environment

Congo, Dem. Rep. - Physical Property Rights

Congo, Dem. Rep. - Intellectual Property Rights