2019
| International Property Rights Index

Malawi

Region

Africa

Global Rank

96/131

Regional Rank

13/28

MALAWI

Region: Africa

Global Rank: 95 of 129

Region Rank: 13 of 28

 

Malawi’s IPRI score increased by 0.125 to 4.785 placing it 13th in the Africa region and 95th in the world. Malawi is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as a Low income country.

Malawi’s Legal and Political Subindex score decreased by -0.095 to 4.421 with scores of 4.808 in Judicial Independence, 4.259 in Rule of Law, 3.692 in Control of Corruption, and 4.924 in Political Stability.

Malawi’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.383 to 5.467 with scores of 5.273 in Perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.460 in Registering Property, and 2.667 in Ease of Access to Loans.

Malawi’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex score increased by 0.088 to 4.468 with scores of 4.053 in Perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 4.88 in Patent Protection, and data in Copyright Protection.

Malawi is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Southern African Development Community

Malawi - IPRI Overall Score

Malawi - 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

Malawi - IPRI Overall Score

Malawi - Legal and Political Environmental

Malawi - Physical Property Rights

Malawi - Intellectual Property Rights