Property Rights Index



Region:  Asia and Oceania

Global Rank: 11 of 125

Regional Rank: 4 of 19


Japan’s IPRI score decreased by -0.09 to 8.231 placing it 4th in the Asia and Oceania region and 11th in the world. Japan is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as High income country.


Japan’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.09 to 7.836 with scores of 8.386 in Judicial Independence, 7.755 in Rule of Law, 7.182 in Political Stability, and 8.022 in Control of Corruption.


Japan’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.11 to 8.340 with scores of 8.449 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.547 in Registering Property, and 7.025 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Japan’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.06 to 8.517 with scores of 8.017 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 9.333 in Patent Protection, and 8.2 in Copyright Protection.


Japan is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • OECD
  • Comprehensive and Progresive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

Japan - IPRI Overall Score

Japan - IPRI Overall Score

Japan - Legal and Political Environmental

Japan - Physical Property Rights

Japan -Intellectual Property Rights