2021
| International Property Rights Index

Malawi

Region

Africa

Global Rank

96/129

Regional Rank

11/30

Score

4.712

Malawi’s IPRI score decreased by -0.018 to 6.699 placing it 11st in the Africa region and 96th in the world. Malawi is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Low income country.

 

Malawi’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.156 to 6.001 with scores of 6.865 in Judicial Independence, 6.181 in Rule of Law, 5.463 in Political Stability, and 5.495 in Control of Corruption.

 

Malawi’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.162 to 7.771 with scores of 7.525 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.605 in Registering Property, and 6.669 in Ease of Access to Loans.

 

Malawi’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.061 to 6.162 with scores of 7.319 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.215 in Patent Protection, 4.9 in Copyright Protection, and 4.725 in Trademark Protection..

 

Malawi is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • SADC

Malawi - IPRI Overall Score

Malawi - 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

Malawi - IPRI Overall Score

Malawi - Legal and Political Environment

Malawi - Physical Property Rights

Malawi - Intellectual Property Rights