Property Rights Index

Korea, Rep

Korea, Rep

Region:  Asia and Oceania

Global Rank: 35 of 125

Regional Rank: 8 of 19


Korea’s IPRI score decreased by -0.04 to 6.447 placing it 8th in the Asia and Oceania region and 35th in the world. Korea, Rep is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as High income country.


Korea’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.064 to 5.821 with scores of 4.656 in Judicial Independence, 7.283 in Rule of Law, 5.601 in Political Stability, and 5.744 in Control of Corruption.


Korea’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.062 to 6.844 with scores of 6.560 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.773 in Registering Property, and 4.197 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Korea’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.26 to 6.678 with scores of 5.668 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 7.866 in Patent Protection, and 6.5 in Copyright Protection.


Korea is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • OECD

Korea, Rep - IPRI Overall Score

Korea, Rep - IPRI Overall Score

Korea, Rep - Legal and Political Environmental

Korea, Rep - Physical Property Rights

Korea, Rep -Intellectual Property Rights