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Sri Lanka


Asia and Oceania

Global Rank


Regional Rank



Region: Asia and Oceania

Global Rank: 74 of 129

Region Rank: 14 of 19


Sri Lanka’s IPRI score decreased by -0.075 to 5.163 placing it 14th in the Asia and Oceania region and 74th in the world. Sri Lanka is classified by the IMF as part of the Emerging and Developing Asia group and by the World Bank as a Lower middle income country.

Sri Lanka’s Legal and Political Subindex score decreased by -0.131 to 4.791 with scores of 4.645 in Judicial Independence, 5.110 in Rule of Law, 4.097 in Control of Corruption, and 5.311 in Political Stability.

Sri Lanka’s Physical Property Rights Subindex stayed the same at -0.00 to 6.182 with scores of 4.838 in Perception of Property Rights Protection, 8.688 in Registering Property, and 5.018 in Ease of Access to Loans.

Sri Lanka’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex score decreased by -0.094 to 4.517 with scores of 4.803 in Perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.45 in Patent Protection, and 2.3 in Copyright Protection.

Sri Lanka is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

Sri Lanka - IPRI Overall Score

Sri Lanka - 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

Sri Lanka - IPRI Overall Score

Sri Lanka - Legal and Political Environmental

Sri Lanka - Physical Property Rights

Sri Lanka - Intellectual Property Rights