2021
| International Property Rights Index

Jamaica

Region

Latin America & Caribbean

Global Rank

55/129

Regional Rank

4/21

Score

5.739

Jamaica’s IPRI score decreased by -0.469 to 7.893 placing it 4th in the Latin America & Caribbean region and 55th in the world. Jamaica is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin America and the Caribbean group and by the World Bank as Upper middle income country.

 

Jamaica’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.011 to 7.976 with scores of 8.647 in Judicial Independence, 8.075 in Rule of Law, 7.23 in Political Stability, and 7.95 in Control of Corruption.

 

Jamaica’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.181 to 8.424 with scores of 8.688 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.558 in Registering Property, and 6.483 in Ease of Access to Loans.

 

Jamaica’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -1.216 to 7.46 with scores of 8.295 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.977 in Patent Protection, 8.4 in Copyright Protection, and 5.734 in Trademark Protection.

 

Jamaica is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • CARICOM

Jamaica - IPRI Overall Score

Jamaica - 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

Jamaica - IPRI Overall Score

Jamaica - Legal and Political Environment

Jamaica - Physical Property Rights

Jamaica - Intellectual Property Rights