Property Rights Index

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Region:  Middle East and North Africa

Global Rank: 44 of 125

Regional Rank: 6 of 15


Saudi Arabia’s IPRI score increased by 0.054 to 6.187 placing it 6th in the Middle East and North Africa region and 44th in the world. Saudi Arabia is classified by the IMF as part of the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan group and by the World Bank as High income country.


Saudi Arabia’s Legal and Political Subindex increased by 0.209 to 5.680 with scores of 6.995 in Judicial Independence, 5.934 in Rule of Law, 4.340 in Political Stability, and 5.451 in Control of Corruption.


Saudi Arabia’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.17 to 7.201 with scores of 6.753 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.970 in Registering Property, and 4.880 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Saudi Arabia’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.128 to 5.679 with scores of 6.406 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 5.533 in Patent Protection, and 5.1 in Copyright Protection.


Saudi Arabia is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Gulf Cooperation Council
  • OPEC

Saudi Arabia - IPRI Overall Score

Saudi Arabia - IPRI Overall Score

Saudi Arabia - Legal and Political Environmental

Saudi Arabia - Physical Property Rights

Saudi Arabia -Intellectual Property Rights