Property Rights Index



Region:  Africa

Global Rank: 109 of 125

Regional Rank: 19 of 26


Cameroon’s IPRI score increased by 0.029 to 4.323 placing it 19th in the Africa region and 109th in the world. Cameroon is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Lower middle income country.


Cameroon’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.006 to 3.151 with scores of 3.431 in Judicial Independence, 2.961 in Rule of Law, 3.483 in Political Stability, and 2.728 in Control of Corruption.


Cameroon’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.05 to 5.335 with scores of 5.102 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 7.227 in Registering Property, and 3.676 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Cameroon’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.133 to 4.483 with scores of 5.867 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 5.783 in Patent Protection, and 1.8 in Copyright Protection.


Cameroon is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Central African Economic and Monetary Community
  • Economic Community of Central African States

Cameroon - IPRI Overall Score

Cameroon - IPRI Overall Score

Cameroon - Legal and Political Environmental

Cameroon - Physical Property Rights

Cameroon -Intellectual Property Rights