2019
| International Property Rights Index

Ghana

Region

Africa

Global Rank

58/131

Regional Rank

5/28

GHANA

Region: Africa

Global Rank: 58 of 129

Region Rank: 5 of 28

 

Ghana’s IPRI score increased by 0.112 to 5.748 placing it 5th in the Africa region and 58th in the world. Ghana is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as a Lower middle income country.

Ghana’s Legal and Political Subindex score increased by 0.148 to 5.314 with scores of 5.867 in Judicial Independence, 5.260 in Rule of Law, 4.549 in Control of Corruption, and 5.580 in Political Stability.

Ghana’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.058 to 5.898 with scores of 5.691 in Perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.460 in Registering Property, and 3.543 in Ease of Access to Loans.

Ghana’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.130 to 6.032 with scores of 5.364 in Perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.70 in Patent Protection, and data in Copyright Protection.

Ghana is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Economic Community Of West African States

Ghana - IPRI Overall Score

Ghana - 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 Piracy

Ghana - IPRI Overall Score

Ghana - Legal and Political Environmental

Ghana - Physical Property Rights

Ghana - Intellectual Property Rights