2020
| International Property Rights Index

Jamaica

Region

Latin America & Caribbean

Global Rank

52/129

Regional Rank

4/21

Score

5.934

JAMAICA

Region:  Latin America & Caribbean

Global Rank: 51 of 129

Regional Rank: 4 of 21

 

Jamaica’s IPRI score decreased by -0.065 to 5.934 placing it 4th in the Latin America & Caribbean region and 51th 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 -0.074 to 5.324 with scores of 5.756 in Judicial Independence, 4.528 in Rule of Law, 6.341 in Political Stability, and 4.671 in Control of Corruption.

 

Jamaica’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.046 to 6.388 with scores of 5.737 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.344 in Registering Property, and 4.084 in Ease of Access to Loans.

 

Jamaica’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.075 to 6.091 with scores of 5.465 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.717 in Patent Protection, and data wasn't available to measure Copyright 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 Piracy

Jamaica - IPRI Overall Score

Jamaica - Legal and Political Environmental

Jamaica - Physical Property Rights

Jamaica - Intellectual Property Rights