Property Rights Index

Congo, Dem. Rep.

Congo, Dem. Rep.

Region:  Africa

Global Rank: 120 of 125

Regional Rank: 26 of 26


Congo’s IPRI score decreased by -0.07 to 3.744 placing it 26th in the Africa region and 120th in the world. Congo, Dem. Rep. is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Low income country.


Congo’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.064 to 1.887 with scores of 2.318 in Judicial Independence, 1.772 in Rule of Law, 1.126 in Political Stability, and 2.333 in Control of Corruption.


Congo’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.19 to 5.241 with scores of 3.964 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.720 in Registering Property, and 3.038 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Congo’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.09 to 4.105 with scores of 3.994 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 4.216 in Patent Protection, and data wasn't available to measure Copyright Protection.


Congo is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • South African Development Community
  • Economic Community of Central African States

Congo, Dem. Rep. - IPRI Overall Score

Congo, Dem. Rep. - IPRI Overall Score

Congo, Dem. Rep. - Legal and Political Environmental

Congo, Dem. Rep. - Physical Property Rights

Congo, Dem. Rep. -Intellectual Property Rights