Property Rights Index



Region:  Africa

Global Rank: 104 of 125

Regional Rank: 16 of 26


Benin’s IPRI score decreased by -0.07 to 4.510 placing it 16th in the Africa region and 104th in the world. Benin is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Low income country.


Benin’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.05 to 4.114 with scores of 3.352 in Judicial Independence, 3.691 in Rule of Law, 5.379 in Political Stability, and 4.034 in Control of Corruption.


Benin’s Physical Property Rights Subindex did not change and remained at 4.448 with scores of 4.988 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 6.153 in Registering Property, and 2.201 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Benin’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.16 to 4.969 with scores of 4.405 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 5.533 in Patent Protection, and data wasn't available to measure Copyright Protection.


Benin is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • Economic Community of West African States

Benin - IPRI Overall Score

Benin - IPRI Overall Score

Benin - Legal and Political Environmental

Benin - Physical Property Rights

Benin -Intellectual Property Rights