Property Rights Index



Region:  Africa

Global Rank: 32 of 125

Regional Rank: 1 of 26


Rwanda’s IPRI score increased by 0.054 to 6.562 placing it 1st in the Africa region and 32nd in the world. Rwanda is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Low income country.


Rwanda’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.098 to 6.080 with scores of 7.614 in Judicial Independence, 5.140 in Rule of Law, 5.182 in Political Stability, and 6.383 in Control of Corruption.


Rwanda’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.06 to 7.442 with scores of 7.454 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.780 in Registering Property, and 5.091 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Rwanda’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.128 to 6.164 with scores of 6.962 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 5.366 in Patent Protection, and data wasn't available to measure Copyright Protection.


Rwanda is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Economic Community of Central African States

Rwanda - IPRI Overall Score

Rwanda - IPRI Overall Score

Rwanda - Legal and Political Environmental

Rwanda - Physical Property Rights

Rwanda -Intellectual Property Rights