2021
| International Property Rights Index

Ghana

Region

Africa

Global Rank

61/129

Regional Rank

5/30

Score

5.438

Ghana’s IPRI score decreased by 0.09 to 5.322 placing it 5th in the Africa region and 61st in the world. Ghana is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Lower middle income country.

 

Ghana’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.095 to 5.079 with scores of 4.136 in Judicial Independence, 5.397 in Rule of Law, 5.806 in Political Stability, and 4.976 in Control of Corruption.

 

Ghana’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.422 to 5.163 with scores of 5.001 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.085 in Registering Property, and 2.669 in Ease of Access to Loans.

 

Ghana’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.249 to 5.301 with scores of 4.984 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.468 in Patent Protection, and 3.9 in Copyright Protection, and 4.32 in Trademark Protection.

 

Ghana is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • ECOWAS

Ghana - IPRI Overall Score

Ghana - 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

Ghana - IPRI Overall Score

Ghana - Legal and Political Environment

Ghana - Physical Property Rights

Ghana - Intellectual Property Rights