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Saudi Arabia


Middle East and North Africa

Global Rank


Regional Rank




Saudi Arabia’s IPRI score decreased by -0.346 to 5.714 placing it 6th in the Middle East and North Africa region and 43th in the world. Saudi Arabia is classified by the IMF as part of the Middle East and Central Asia group and by the World Bank as High income country.


Saudi Arabia’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.649 to 5.004 with scores of in Judicial Independence, 5.46 in Rule of Law, 3.939 in Political Stability, and 5.614 in Control of Corruption.


Saudi Arabia’s Physical Property Rights Subindex did not change and remained at 7.039 with scores of 7.886 in perception of Property Rights Protection, data wasn't available to measure Registering Process, and 6.193 in Access to Financing.


Saudi Arabia’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.389 to 5.098 with scores of 7.171 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 4.383 in Patent Protection, 3.971 in Copyright Protection, and 4.867 in Trademark Protection.


Saudi Arabia is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • GCC
  • OPEC

Saudi Arabia - IPRI Overall Score

Saudi Arabia - 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

Saudi Arabia - IPRI Overall Score

Saudi Arabia - Legal and Political Environment

Saudi Arabia - Physical Property Rights

Saudi Arabia - Intellectual Property Rights