Property Rights Index



Region:  Africa

Global Rank: 49 of 125

Regional Rank: 4 of 26


Botswana’s IPRI score decreased by -0.12 to 5.999 placing it 4th in the Africa region and 49th in the world. Botswana is classified by the IMF as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa group and by the World Bank as Upper middle income country.


Botswana’s Legal and Political Subindex decreased by -0.14 to 6.399 with scores of 5.342 in Judicial Independence, 6.043 in Rule of Law, 7.341 in Political Stability, and 6.869 in Control of Corruption.


Botswana’s Physical Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.17 to 6.888 with scores of 6.813 in perception of Property Rights Protection, 9.127 in Registering Property, and 4.724 in Ease of Access to Loans.


Botswana’s Intellectual Property Rights Subindex decreased by -0.05 to 4.711 with scores of 5.333 in perception of Intellectual Property Protection, 6.7 in Patent Protection, and 2.1 in Copyright Protection.


Botswana is a member of the following regional integration agreements

  • South African Development Community

Botswana - IPRI Overall Score

Botswana - IPRI Overall Score

Botswana - Legal and Political Environmental

Botswana - Physical Property Rights

Botswana -Intellectual Property Rights