Property Rights Index



Region:  Western Europe

Global Rank: 3 of 125

Regional Rank: 2 of 19


Switzerland’s IPRI score increased by 0.057 to 8.618 placing it 2nd in the Western Europe region and 3rd in the world. Switzerland is classified by the IMF as part of the Advanced economies group and by the World Bank as High income country.


Switzerland’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.03 to 8.734 with scores of 9.191 in Judicial Independence, 8.871 in Rule of Law, 7.774 in Political Stability, and 9.101 in Control of Corruption.


Switzerland’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.08 to 8.426 with scores of 9.234 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.479 in Registering Property, and 6.567 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Switzerland’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex increased by 0.290 to 8.694 with scores of 9.300 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 9.083 in Patent Protection, and 7.7 in Copyright Protection.


Switzerland is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • OECD

European Free Trade Association

Switzerland - IPRI Overall Score

Switzerland - IPRI Overall Score

Switzerland - Legal and Political Environmental

Switzerland - Physical Property Rights

Switzerland -Intellectual Property Rights