Property Rights Index



Region:  Western Europe

Global Rank: 15 of 125

Regional Rank: 9 of 19


Austria’s IPRI score decreased by .007 points to 8.004 placing it 9th in the Western Europe region and 15th in the world. Austria is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as High income country.


Austria’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.07 to 7.779 with scores of 7.650 in Judicial Independence, 8.555 in Rule of Law, 6.821 in Political Stability, and 8.088 in Control of Corruption.


Austria’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.12 to 7.848 with scores of 8.092 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.349 in Registering Property, and 6.104 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Austria’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.174 to 8.387 with scores of 8.177 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 9.083 in Patent Protection, and 7.9 in Copyright Protection.


Austria is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • OECD
  • EU

Austria - IPRI Overall Score

Austria - IPRI Overall Score

Austria - Legal and Political Environmental

Austria - Physical Property Rights

Austria -Intellectual Property Rights