Property Rights Index



Region:  Western Europe

Global Rank: 28 of 125

Regional Rank: 15 of 19


Portugal’s IPRI score increased by 0.086 to 6.934 placing it 15th in the Western Europe region and 28th in the world. Portugal is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as High income country.


Portugal’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.195 to 6.976 with scores of 6.527 in Judicial Independence, 7.260 in Rule of Law, 7.198 in Political Stability, and 6.920 in Control of Corruption.


Portugal’s Physical Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.110 to 6.857 with scores of 6.152 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 10 in Registering Property, and 4.420 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Portugal’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.04 to 6.967 with scores of 6.636 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 8.166 in Patent Protection, and 6.1 in Copyright Protection.


Portugal is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • OECD
  • EU

Portugal - IPRI Overall Score

Portugal - IPRI Overall Score

Portugal - Legal and Political Environmental

Portugal - Physical Property Rights

Portugal -Intellectual Property Rights